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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. -- 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 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 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...

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