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September 26, 2013
    LINCROFT, N.J. -- In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, tens of thousands of New Jersey survivors suddenly faced a desperate need of a dry, safe place to stay. From the midst of this...
September 23, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1 billion in assistance to individuals and families in New York whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy....
September 23, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Superstorm Sandy rolled through the beautiful Garden State last fall leaving a super mess in its wake – 8.7 million cubic yards of debris. That’s enough to fill a football stadium...
September 23, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of Sept. 23:Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
September 19, 2013
      LINCROFT, N.J. -- On Oct. 29, 2012, New Jersey found itself in the crosshairs of the largest Atlantic storm ever recorded. Aided by a full moon tide, the storm swept ashore with a range and...
September 16, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of September 16: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood...
September 9, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of September 9: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood...
September 3, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of September 3: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood...
August 30, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the state of New York, has approved a 15-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows...
August 30, 2013
Albany, NY– The deadline to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) for damage sustained during the summer floods has been extended to Sept. 10 for all 16 counties included in the federal...
August 29, 2013
WHAT: As part of National Preparedness Month this September, free online tools from the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps are available to encourage households, businesses and communities to know...
August 29, 2013
NEW YORK — More than $8 billion has been approved in state and federal assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy....
August 28, 2013
NEW YORK – September is National Preparedness Month, a good time for all New Yorkers to take advantage of resources that are available to help prepare for the next disaster or emergency. The event,...
August 27, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Superstorm Sandy subsided after battering the Borough of Sea Bright, the Jersey Shore community responded with the strong determination people associate with Sea Brighters....
August 26, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of August 26:Total Federal Assistance: $5.57 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
August 26, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The challenges that present themselves in the aftermath of a disaster can be formidable for everyone involved, but maintaining independence and support systems is a unique challenge...
August 23, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey last October, many residents who had lived in harmony with the oceans, rivers and bays of New Jersey for decades found themselves in...
August 23, 2013
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.7 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal...
August 19, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of August 19: Total Federal Assistance: $5.5 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
August 16, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As September draws closer, families throughout New Jersey are preparing to send their sons and daughters off to college – and many of those students will be away from home for the...

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