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Welcome to the NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office Resource Page.  Below you will find useful information and important links to FEMA programs and assistance.  From this page you will be able to access copies of our news releases, videos and photos of the Sandy recovery effort as well as information on long term recovery, preparedness teaching tools and valuable information on NFIP and flood insurance.   

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For The Media:

Latest release: 

Disaster Awareness Is A Priority For Avalon Mayor, Cape May County OEM

EATONTOWN, N.J -- When Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi was promoted to Director of Cape May County’s Emergency Management Communications Center in August 2013, he found himself with two things: another job title, and a problem that most people wouldn’t expect a county surrounded by open water on three sides to have.

“There were no shelters in the county before I took over,” he said.

Pagliughi, who retired from an engineering company as the national industry manager, environmental division, went to work finding space and was able to secure four shelters in two months. Then Hurricane Sandy struck the New Jersey shore.

“We sheltered over 700 people,” he said.

Pagliughi was born in Vineland and has lived in Avalon since 1974. He was first elected to Avalon’s City Council in 1987 before becoming mayor in 1991. He is also the head of Avalon’s Office of Emergency Management, a role he assumed in 2001, making him very familiar with the unique difficulties Cape May County’s geography and demographics represent...

News Desk number: 877-434-4084

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For Public Officials:

Region II mitigation is updating each county’s flood maps. Find information on your town or county flood maps

FEMA Intergovernmental contact:

Richard Stokes, 202-805-9653

FEMA Congressional contact: 

Kendall Murphy, 202-805-7762

General Information:

Public Assistance


Disability Integration

Hazard Mitigation resources for survivors

Biggert Waters update

Flood Insurance and Resources

State and Federal Partners:

NJ DEPNJ Department of Environmental Protection

NJ Office of Emergency ManagementNJ Office of Emergency Management Sandy Information

New Jersey Voluntary Organizations Active in DisasterNJ Voluntary Agencies Active on a Disaster

NJ Department of Community AffairsDepartment of Community Affairs

Housing & Urban DevelopmentHousing & Urban Development

US Fish and WildlifeUS Fish and Wildlife

Small Business AdministrationSmall Business Administration

Army Corp of EngineeringArmy Corp of Engineers

Department of TransportationDepartment of Transportation

Last Updated: 
08/22/2014 - 17:32
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