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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 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 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. -- 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 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 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the State of New Jersey has approved $125 million in low-interest Community Disaster Loans for eligible jurisdictions in...
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...
July 22, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- From Liberty State Park in North Jersey to Lucy the Elephant at the Shore, the state has a wealth of historic sites along the coast that have weathered the whims of Mother Nature for...
July 22, 2013
  TRENTON, N.J  . -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 22: Total Federal Assistance: $5.3 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood...
July 16, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As Sandy survivors begin making repairs to their homes, there’s one important tool they may need in their toolbox — a building permit. State and federal disaster recovery officials...
July 16, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As homeowners across New Jersey begin to rebuild after Sandy, specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are advising survivors to rebuild safer and stronger so homes...
July 15, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As many New Jerseyans learned during Superstorm Sandy, a natural disaster can disrupt communications and leave people literally in the dark and alone. As the historic storm swept...
July 15, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 15: Total Federal Assistance: $5.3 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
July 12, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New York to supplement...
July 12, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of New York.Assistance...
July 12, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- FEMA and the State of New Jersey will be holding an open house at the Mercer County Public Library in Lawrenceville on Wednesday, July 24, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Specialists from the...

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