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New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1588)

Incident period: April 01, 2005 to April 03, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 19, 2005


June 3, 2005 - News Release

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey residents impacted by severe storms and flooding have two weeks remaining to register for disaster assistance with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The registration deadline is Saturday, June 18, 2005.Individuals, who have not yet registered, should begin the disaster application process by calling 1- 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 1- 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available to assist callers. Registration is also available at

May 20, 2005 - News Release

TRENTON, N.J. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced today the closing of the two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Passaic and Hunterdon counties.

May 19, 2005 - News Release

TRENTON, N.J. -- Mitigation means taking action to reduce the risk of loss of life or property from a future hazardous event. There is no way to prevent natural disasters, but there are steps individuals and businesses can take to lessen damage and losses caused by them.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 1,011 $2,514,186.68 $1,782,783.76 $731,402.92
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 05:00 (Updated daily)

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