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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 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...
July 11, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- To protect a home from damage from a flood or a hurricane takes more than just making the outside stronger. The inside of the house can be better protected from wind and water with a...
July 11, 2013
 TRENTON, N.J.  -- In the weeks after a large-scale disaster or catastrophic event, a range of work begins to help impacted communities focus not only on a path out of destruction but on enhancing...
July 11, 2013
TRENTON, Nueva Jersey -- Mientras Nueva Jersey continúa con la recuperación tras el huracán Sandy, los inspectores de las diferentes áreas de muchos programas de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de...
July 11, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As recovery from Superstorm Sandy continues in New Jersey, one major improvement project is the conversion of a destroyed residential neighborhood in the Borough of Sayreville to a...
July 10, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As New Jersey continues recovery from Sandy inspectors from many different program areas of the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in the Garden State. FEMA inspectors...
July 10, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to release Preliminary Work Maps of flood zones in New Jersey, residents with questions about National Flood Insurance Program...
July 9, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance may be available for losses not covered by an insurance settlement for New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy. That is why the Federal Emergency Management...
July 9, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 8: Total Federal Assistance: $5.3 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
July 2, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy by the numbers as of July 1: Total Federal Assistance: $6.8 billion $5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
June 27, 2013
NEW YORK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.6 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government...
June 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- At the request of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, President Obama authorized a federal cost-share increase for projects funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public...
June 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. --The Federal Emergency Management Agency reminds state agencies and local jurisdictions that the State of New Jersey has extended the deadline to Oct. 31 to complete debris removal and...
June 24, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As disaster survivors in New Jersey continue the process of rebuilding their lives and property, there is an issue many could face: “substantial damage,” as defined by the National...
June 24, 2013
TRENTON, N.J.-- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 17: $401.6 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $346.14 million for...

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