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October 4, 2004
As of today, over 49,000 residents of the 57 municipalities in the declared disaster area have applied for disaster assistance, by calling the FEMA toll free teleregistration line, 1-800-621-3362 (...
October 2, 2004
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued for New Jersey. Assistance for...
October 2, 2004
» Federal Aid Programs For New York Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that...
October 2, 2004
» President Declares Major Disaster To Aid New York Recovery From Tropical Depression Ivan Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and...
October 2, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for New York...
October 2, 2004
? Federal Aid Programs For New Jersey Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that...
October 1, 2004
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is using technology to make it easier to apply for disaster assistance. In addition to...
September 30, 2004
San Juan, P.R. -- Federal and commonwealth officials announced today the addition of Fajardo as the 57th federally declared municipality in Puerto Rico affected by Tropical Storm Jeanne. As a result...
September 29, 2004
San Juan, P.R. -- Many residents of Puerto Rico who register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance from Tropical Storm Jeanne may receive a low-interest disaster...
September 28, 2004
San Juan, P.R. -- Federal and Commonwealth officials announced today the opening of the first four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Jeanne in the 56...
September 27, 2004
San Juan, P.R. -- Federal and Commonwealth disaster officials urge individuals holding an active flood insurance policy to contact their insurance agent or company before filing for disaster...
September 18, 2004
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Federal disaster officials have informed that the presidential disaster declaration granted to Puerto Rico is mainly to supplement emergency response efforts carried out by...
September 18, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the release of federal...
August 18, 2004
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal and state disaster officials today announced that local governments and non-profit organizations in Hamilton County are now eligible to be reimbursed for nearly 90 percent of...
August 16, 2004
Why Care About Flooding in New Jersey? Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Not counting the damages still being assessed from Hurricane Charley last week in...
August 16, 2004
ALBANY, N.Y. -- As state and federal disaster officials continue to help New York communities recover from weeks of severe storms and flooding, homeowners and businesses are being encouraged to...
August 13, 2004
Recovery Facts as of 8-13-2004 2283 - registrations for assistance from the two counties declared for federal assistance (Burlington and Camden). 1153 - visitors to Disaster Recovery...
August 13, 2004
MT. LAUREL, N.J. -- FEMA and State emergency management officials invite residents of the Lumberton area, who were affected by the recent flooding, to come to a Town Meeting on Wednesday August 18 at...
August 12, 2004
Mount Laurel, N.J. -- Individuals and business owners in the two disaster-designated counties of Burlington and Camden, who sustained damage in the severe storms or floods that occurred between...
August 12, 2004
Each year, hurricanes bring flooding to communities up to hundreds of miles from the coast. Some of the greatest rainfall comes from weaker storms that stall over an area. This hurricane season,...