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New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (DR-1954)

Incident period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 04, 2011


April 29, 2011 - News Release

FORT MONMOUTH, NJ. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $19 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to help fifteen New Jersey counties recover costs incurred as a result of severe storms and masses of snow that blanketed the State December 26-27, 2010.

April 7, 2011 - News Release

FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Historic New Jersey enjoys a wealth of important notable properties which define the cities and communities in which they reside; places that continue to play an important role in the history of America.  From the 1719 Trent House, once home to the man for whom the State’s capitol is named, to the Garden State’s famous lighthouses, each site is unique in character and age.  Their well-being is important in preserving our heritage and maintaining the attraction they hold for visitors to the State.

March 31, 2011 - News Release

FORT MONMOUTH N.J. -- On February 4, 2011 President Barack Obama issued a Disaster Declaration (FEMA-1954-DR-NJ) for the State of New Jersey granting federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program, for unmanageable expenses incurred while cleaning up the 20” or more of snow that fell December 26-27, 2011. 

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $52,430,015.88 $47,569,910.17 $3,089,110.71
Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 06:48 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New Jersey, FEMA-1954-DR (PDF 22KB)