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May 22, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has closed its first Public Assistance projects undertaken in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The first two large projects FEMA and the State of...
May 21, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. – Beach, softball and picnic season offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. Most of us look forward to these sunny day celebrations all year, but unfortunately Mother Nature...
May 20, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The New York and New Jersey Sandy Recovery field offices are supporting a national initiative to maximize resilience and minimize risk. FEMA is encouraging those rebuilding from...
May 20, 2014
NEW YORK – The New York and New Jersey Sandy Recovery field offices are supporting a national initiative to maximize resilience and minimize risk. FEMA is encouraging those rebuilding from Hurricane...
May 14, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. – For many households, there is an extra element to account for when making plans for disasters – the family pet. Pets are an important part of many households and their unique needs...
May 12, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As Deputy Coordinator of the Oceanport, N.J. Office of Emergency Management, Chris Baggot has weathered a lot of storms. But nothing so profoundly altered the landscape of his...
May 9, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J .-- When the Panini Bay Waterfront Restaurant in Tuckerton was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, owner and chef Ivar Johnson had several critical decisions to make. Chief among them was how...
May 5, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Superstorm Sandy struck and thousands of New Jersey residents were left looking for assistance, public agencies and private entities created resources and programs designed to...
April 29, 2014
NEW YORK – FEMA has granted a six-month extension for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by Hurricane Sandy to file proof-of-loss claims. The deadline is Oct. 29, 2014....
April 29, 2014
FEMA and Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management Improve Community Disaster Resiliency through America’s PrepareAthon! New York, NY – New York and New Jersey have seen their share of weather...
April 27, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has produced materials to give technical guidance to home builders and property owners planning post-Sandy construction or repairs in coastal...
April 24, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The impending arrival of spring will give homeowners with properties affected by Hurricane Sandy time and opportunity to make repairs and begin mitigation projects. The Federal...
April 24, 2014
NEW YORK – In 18 months since Hurricane Sandy, federal assistance to New York totals nearly $8.7 billion. FEMA continues to assist the state in its recovery and with its resiliency plans so that it...
April 18, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J -- After two weeks of hard work at the Sandy Recovery Field Office, members of FEMA –Corps’ Fox Four team debuted their emergency preparedness presentation at Long Branch High School on...
April 16, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy are getting some extra help with their recovery projects from students at colleges and universities throughout New Jersey.Graduate and...
April 8, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. – In the weeks after a federally declared disaster, emergency teams from government agencies, nonprofits and volunteer organizations work together to help survivors make their way out...
March 31, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday, March 28, 2014, released Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Ocean County that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing...
March 31, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday, March 28, 2014, released Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Ocean County that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing...
March 24, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Work Maps for Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties, NJ that reflect the latest refinements to the...
March 21, 2014
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey in October 2012, the damage it wreaked created the need for thousands of necessary projects ranging from debris removal to bridge reconstruction...

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