New Jersey Remnants of Hurricane Ida

New Jersey

Incident Period: Sep 1, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021

Declaration Date: Sep 5, 2021


Now Closed: Period to Apply for Disaster Assistance

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The last day for individuals and families to apply for assistance after this disaster has passed. You are no longer able to begin a new claim.

To check the status on a previously submitted claim, visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

I Applied for Assistance. What's Next?

You will receive notification letters from FEMA either by U.S. mail or by electronic correspondence. You may need to verify your identity or complete a home inspection. All inspections will be conducted by phone due to COVID-19 and the need to protect the safety and health of our workforce and survivors.

Volunteer and Donate

Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items, or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need.

"Help After a Disaster"

Translated into 27 languages, the "Help After a Disaster" brochure is a tool that can be shared in your community to help people understand the types of FEMA assistance that may be available to support individuals and families in disaster recovery.

Download Brochures

Doing Business with FEMA

If you are interested in providing paid services and goods for disaster relief, visit our Doing Business with FEMA page to get started.


Local Resources

Local Offices

Local News & Media

Visit the News & Media page for events, fact sheets, press releases and other multimedia resources.

FEMA Registration Deadline Extended to Jan. 5, 2022

Deadline to apply for assistance is Jan 4

New Jersey residents will have more time to register for assistance and visit FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers. The deadline for New Jersey homeowners and renters to apply for FEMA individual assistance for damage and losses from the remnants of Hurricane Ida has been extended to Jan. 5, 2022.

The extension provides more time for survivors living in counties designated for individual assistance including Bergen, EssexGloucesterHudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren.

On-site Small Business Administration Representatives

Representatives are available to provide in-person assistance at Recovery Centers in the affected areas.

  • Click here, then scroll to “Locations to receive assistance” for locations and hours of operation of Hurricane Ida Recovery Centers in New Jersey
  • Email: disastercustomerservice@sba.gov
  • Call: 1-800-659-2955

Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) 

Impacted survivors from the approved designated counties can visit the nearest DRC for help to apply for assistance. Representatives from FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration, New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management and other state agencies are available at these centers to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence and provide literature about repairs and rebuilding to make homes more disaster resistant.

Residents who previously registered for assistance do not need to visit the DRC, but can ask questions or seek further information in person at the DRC in addition to online or by phone.


Funding Obligations

Individual Assistance Amount
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $200,732,178.80
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $21,772,059.22
Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $222,504,238.02
Individual Assistance Applications Approved 43792
Public Assistance Amount
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $834,813.33
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated $338,155.48
Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $2,128,653.41
Last updated January 20, 2022