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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 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...
August 16, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the State of New Jersey has approved $174,023,761 in low-interest Community Disaster Loans for eligible jurisdictions....
August 14, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Family disaster preparedness plans are a good thing to have in place. But many such plans often overlook important loved ones – the family pet. Whether you decide to stay home or...
August 13, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- With the most developed and densely populated coastline in the country, New Jersey has communities along the Shore that are discovering the numerous ways to protect lives and...
August 12, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of August 12: Total Federal Assistance: $5.5 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
August 9, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The restoration of businesses hit hard by Superstorm Sandy was essential to beginning New Jersey’s recovery. But with almost four months to go before the end of this hurricane...
August 8, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Superstorm Sandy barreled through New Jersey last October, she left behind the kind of wreckage often dreamed up by Hollywood for big-screen disaster films. The largest...
August 7, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program provides important assistance to local, state and tribal governments following a major disaster declaration, both speeding recovery and...
August 5, 2013
 LINCROFT, N.J.   -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of August 5: Total Federal Assistance: $5.5 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood...
August 5, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved an extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible...
August 1, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Go Green Initiative Team at the joint field office for New York Sandy recovery was recently recognized for its success in implementing sustainable...
July 31, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Just as every home should have a smoke alarm, every home should have an emergency supply kit packed and ready. Being prepared doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. “Although federal...
July 30, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- While the vast majority of people who have registered and received FEMA assistance have genuine needs, the rush to get millions in disaster assistance to those affected by Superstorm...
July 29, 2013
NEW YORK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.8 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government...
July 29, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 29: Total Federal Assistance: $5.4 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
July 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Hurricane season officially begins each year on June 1, but unlike firemen’s fairs, cookouts and fun at the beach, the season for hurricanes doesn’t end along with the summer. As you...
July 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Repairing your home after a storm like Sandy can be a physical and financial challenge but there are improvements you can make that won’t ruin your back or break the bank. Show your...
July 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive.  In cases of severe damage, repair costs can be staggering. However, there are many improvements the handy homeowner can make for...

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