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June 17, 2013
TRENTON, NJ – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing preliminary work maps for four New Jersey counties heavily impacted by Superstorm Sandy – Hudson, Monmouth, Ocean and Atlantic. The...
June 17, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 14: $400.5 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $345.1 million for...
June 12, 2013
TRENTON, NJ -- As Superstorm Sandy approached coastal New Jersey, residents prepared forthe storm’s impact by moving their cars and boarding up windows and doors. Many residents expected to quickly...
June 11, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 10: $400.5 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $345.1 million for...
June 10, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Work Maps for New York City that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing analysis of coastal flood hazards. The release...
June 7, 2013
TRENTON, NJ -- In any disaster, buildings constructed to a higher standard not only reduce property damage but also save lives and money through lowered insurance premiums. Fred and Cecilia Harvey...
June 6, 2013
TRENTON, NJ ─ New Jersey residents with questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and mitigation techniques have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.  The number is 1...
June 6, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. —The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than$452 million in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local and state governments and eligible nonprofits in New Jersey...
June 4, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 2: $398.7 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households          $343.6...
May 31, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages New Jerseyans to include their pets as they update their emergency plans. For...
May 31, 2013
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.3 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments...
May 28, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. ─ With another hurricane season approaching, now is the perfect time to develop a plan that will help keep your family safe and in touch should normal life be disrupted by a hurricane...
May 28, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of May 28: $396 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $343.6 million for...
May 24, 2013
NEW YORK – As hurricane season approaches, pledge to protect your family, friends and businesses by knowing your risk, taking action and being an example. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and...
May 24, 2013
NEW YORK – At the request of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, President Obama has approved a federal cost-share increase for projects funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public...
May 24, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 39-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows...
May 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J.--In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy the Federal Emergency Management Agency implemented a program to help children understand the importance of preparation for future disasters. The...
May 22, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency launched a coordinated effort to establish community-based recovery groups in affected counties of New Jersey...
May 21, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of May 20: $396 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $341.3 million for...
May 21, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges property owners to take steps now to minimize damage in future storms. To better protect your family and yourself in the event of an emergency, ensure...

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