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June 24, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- As disaster survivors in New Jersey continue the process of rebuilding their lives and property, there is an issue many could face: “substantial damage,” as defined by the National...
June 21, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. – Superstorm Sandy left many thousands of homes, municipal services and emergency service facilities across New Jersey without power. But Seaside Heights, aSeaside Heights, NJ...
June 20, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. ─ With summer on the horizon, New Jersey residents may be looking in closets, garages and other storage spaces for seasonal items that have been packed away since last September. As you...
June 20, 2013
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.5 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal...
June 20, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced five newly selected members of the FEMA National Youth Preparedness Council (...
June 18, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. ­– Seven local jurisdictions have received a total of $29.7 million in Community Disaster Loans through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The low-interest loan program helps...
June 17, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. ─ Preliminary Work Maps have been introduced for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties. New Jersey property owners with questions about National Flood Insurance Program rates...
June 17, 2013
TRENTON, NJ – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing preliminary work maps for four New Jersey counties heavily impacted by Superstorm Sandy – Hudson, Monmouth, Ocean and Atlantic. The...
June 17, 2013
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...
June 12, 2013
TRENTON, NJ -- As Superstorm Sandy approached coastal New Jersey, residents prepared forthe storm’s impact by moving their cars and boarding up windows and doors. Many residents expected to quickly...
June 11, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 10: $400.5 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $345.1 million for...
June 10, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Work Maps for New York City that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing analysis of coastal flood hazards. The release...
June 7, 2013
TRENTON, NJ -- In any disaster, buildings constructed to a higher standard not only reduce property damage but also save lives and money through lowered insurance premiums. Fred and Cecilia Harvey...
June 6, 2013
TRENTON, NJ ─ New Jersey residents with questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and mitigation techniques have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.  The number is 1...
June 6, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. —The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than$452 million in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local and state governments and eligible nonprofits in New Jersey...
June 4, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 2: $398.7 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households          $343.6...
May 31, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages New Jerseyans to include their pets as they update their emergency plans. For...
May 31, 2013
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.3 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments...
May 28, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. ─ With another hurricane season approaching, now is the perfect time to develop a plan that will help keep your family safe and in touch should normal life be disrupted by a hurricane...
May 28, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of May 28: $396 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households $343.6 million for...

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