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DR-4086  |  New Jersey
FEMA Support for Hurricane Sandy Recovery
Jan. 23, 2013


Data as of Close of Business 1/22/13
Total IA applications                                                                                     253,763
IA Registrations approved                                                                             57,469
IA Funds approved                                                                                        $341.9 million
TSA Program individuals in hotels/motels                                                  1,556
TSA Program number of hotels                                                                     253
SBA loan dollars approved (home)                                                              $262.7 million
SBA loan dollars approved (business)                                                         $28.1 million
Requests for Public Assistance received                                                     1,611
Public Assistance federal share obligated                                                 $125.6 million
NFIP policies                                                                                                  236,067
NFIP claims filed                                                                                            70,675

Important Hurricane Sandy Deadlines:

The Disaster Unemployment Assistance deadline is Feb. 4. Workers can register for DUA by calling one of the following New Jersey Re-employment Call Centers: Union City, 201-601-4100; Freehold, 732-761-2020; Cumberland: 856-507-2340. Survivors can also register for DUA at

The deadline to submit Public Assistance requests in Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union Counties is Jan. 28; in Bergen and Somerset counties it is Jan. 30; in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris, Passaic, Salem, Sussex and Warren counties it is Feb. 3. Fax completed forms to: 732-345-3194 or 609-882-1694. Forms are available at

Homeowners, renters and business owners have until Jan. 30 to return their applications for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business AdministrationJan. 30 is also the deadline for registration with FEMA by telephone or 711/VRS at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585, online at, by smartphone or tablet at

Volunteer video:
The following link is a FEMA-produced video that highlights the efforts of the many volunteers who have assisted NJ residents since Hurricane Sandy:




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