TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of April 29:
- $390.7 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households
- $336.7 million for housing assistance
- $53.9 million for other needs
- $746.4 million in SBA disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and businesses
- $286.3 million approved in FEMA Public Assistance grants to communities and some nonprofit organizations that serve the public
- 260,489 people contacted FEMA for help or information
- 125,756 housing inspections completed
- 89,669 visits to Disaster Recovery Centers made
- Four centers are open to assist survivors who have recovery questions (survivors can locate their nearest center at FEMA.gov/DRC).
Survivors can register online until midnight May 1. Individuals can check on the status of their applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. Recovery assistance remains available daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Survivors who have questions about their flood insurance claims and the appeals process can call 800-427-4661.
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