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Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory

January 9, 2013


The FEMA Public Assistance cost-share program helps county and municipal governments and eligible nonprofits in New Jersey recover from Hurricane Sandy. FEMA is reimbursing 75 percent of eligible costs of emergency response, debris removal and repair or replacement of public facilities damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Deadlines to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) have been extended. Governments and nonprofits in these counties have until the following dates to submit requests:

Jan. 28
Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union

Jan. 30
Bergen and Somerset

Feb. 3
Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris, Passaic, Salem, Sussex and Warren           

The RPA form is available at Click on the RPA link to download the form.

The RPA should be sent to:
Lt. Col. Jerome Hatfield
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, N.J. 08628-0068
Attention: Lt. Jeffrey Motley
Telephone: 609-882-2000, ext. 2700 or 2500
Fax number: 609-882-1694

NJOEM has a brochure describing the public assistance program which can be found at

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Follow FEMA online at,,,
and Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at

The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.





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