Only Four Days Left to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance

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Release date: 
December 14, 1999
Release Number: 
1295-30

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- There are now only 4 more days to register for federal disaster assistance by the December 17, 1999, deadline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging all those affected by Hurricane Floyd to call the toll-free teleregistration number today.

Anyone who has not yet begun the assistance process should call 1-800-462-9029 by 6:00pm on Friday, December 17, 1999. People who have already registered and are interested in the status of their filed applications may call the Disaster Helpline at 1-800-525-0321. Those with speech or hearing impairments may call 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). The hours for all phone banks are 8:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Saturday.

As of close of business on December 13, 1999, 20,337 New Jersey residents have registered and assistance provided on the following county-specific basis:

Disaster Housing Assistance
CountyTotal # Cases ApprovedTotal $ Amount
Bergen3,959$8,321,219
Essex1,188$2,327,405
Hunterdon279$554,851
Mercer190$303,106
Middlesex672$1,210,499
Morris531$829,284
Passaic2,081$3,812,675
Somerset2,788$6,919,852
Union921$1,603,552
TOTAL12,609$25,882,443

 

Individual Family Grants
CountyTotal # Cases ApprovedTotal $ Amount
Bergen1,008$2,666,118
Essex210$321,904
Hunterdon30$72,739
Mercer43$87,561
Middlesex148$328,787
Morris74$164,577
Passaic549$1,198,392
Somerset909$3,823,340
Union145$227,157
TOTAL3,116$8,890,575

 

Last Updated: 
February 26, 2013 - 16:49
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