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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 housing assistance
    • $55.3 million for other needs
  • $793 million in SBA disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and businesses
  • $477.5 million approved in FEMA Public Assistance grants to communities and some nonprofit organizations that serve the public
  • $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance Program payments made on claims to date
  • 261,696 people contacted FEMA for help or information
  • 126,704 housing inspections completed

Individuals can check on the status of their applications at, via smartphone or tablet at, or by calling  800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362.

Survivors can ask questions about their SBA disaster home or business loan applications by calling 800-659-2955 or TTY 800-877-8339 or emailing

Survivors who have questions about their flood insurance claims and the appeals process can call 800-427-4661.

Additional resources are available online at and

Last updated March 17, 2021