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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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President Declares Disaster for the State of New Jersey

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 22-24, 2016

Flood Map Meeting to Take Place in Newark March 4

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 4, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the past year and a half, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region II office has released updates to the flood hazard maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), for New Jersey’s coastal communities. The FIRMs identify areas of flood risk in these coastal communities

FEMA Housing Team Concludes Successful Mission in New Jersey

EATONTOWN, N.J. - October 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, FEMA officials marked the conclusion of their housing mission in New Jersey.On September 11, 2014, FEMA returned the last of the Fort Monmouth properties that have housed displaced survivors of Hurricane Sandy since December of 2012. All of the 115 families who occupied the apartments and duplexes on the main post and in the Megill Commons area in Tinton Falls had either returned to their own homes or found a suitable housing alternative.

FEMA Aids Mental Health Groups during Sandy

LINCROFT, N.J. - January 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a disaster strikes, the damage is not limited to property and nature. The fallout from severe storms and flooding can cause significant emotional stress on top of the physical and financial demands of dealing with the aftermath. Since Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey in October 2013, the counselors and volunteers of New Jersey Hope and Healing have been helping affected residents cope.

INEXPENSIVE WAYS TO MAKE REBUILDING INSIDE LESS PAINFUL

TRENTON, N.J. - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive. In cases of severe damage, repair costs can be staggering.

BEFORE YOU DRIVE A NAIL, ASK ABOUT A BUILDING PERMIT

TRENTON, N.J. -- As Sandy survivors begin making repairs to their homes, there’s one important tool they may need in their toolbox — a building permit.

CONTINUOUS LOAD PATH CONSTRUCTION HELPS HOMES WEATHER STORMS

TRENTON, N.J. - July 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As homeowners across New Jersey begin to rebuild after Sandy, specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are advising survivors to rebuild safer and stronger so homes and buildings in the Garden State can better withstand storms.

New Jersey Recovers From Superstorm Sandy: By The Numbers

TRENTON, N.J. - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 17

NFIP SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR NEW JERSEY DISASTER SURVIVORS?

TRENTON, N.J. - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- 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 Flood Insurance Program

Emergency Generators Power Town After Sandy Comes Ashore

TRENTON, N.J. - June 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Superstorm Sandy left many thousands of homes, municipal services and emergency service facilities across New Jersey without power.

FLOOD INSURANCE RATE HELPLINE AVAILABLE

TRENTON, N.J. - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- 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 now have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS

TRENTON, N.J. - June 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 10

NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS

TRENTON, N.J. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 2

NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS

TRENTON, N.J. - April 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of April 29

AT 6 MONTH MILESTONE NEW JERSEY SANDY SURVIVORS RECOVER AND REBUILD

TRENTON, N.J. - April 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the six months since Superstorm Sandy hit the shores of New Jersey, survivors have been rebuilding their communities with more than $1.1 billion in federal funding.

New Jersey Recovery From Hurricane Sandy: By The Numbers

TRENTON, N.J.- April 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy by the numbers as of April 8

Tax Tips For Sandy Survivors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you have experienced a loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare to file your 2012 taxes

FEMA Specialists Provide Free Repair And Rebuilding Advice

TRENTON, N.J. - February 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer their expertise on building techniques that can help protect your home, business or other property

FEMA Specialists Provide Free Repair and Rebuilding Advice

TRENTON, N.J. - February 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer their expertise on building techniques that can help protect your home, business or other property.

FREE EXPERTISE ON ‘BUILDING STRONGER, SAFER, SMARTER’

TRENTON, N.J. - February 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer their expertise on building techniques that can help protect your home, business or other property

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

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Flame Cut Steel Establishes New Home in Irvington

When Ramesh Nuthi was looking for a permanent location for his manufacturing business in 2015, he turned to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for support. With just over $645,000 in EDA direct loan funds in hand, Nuthi was able to establish Flame Cut Steel’s new home in an 18,291-square-foot facility in Irvington and purchase new machinery to help expand the company’s services