President Joe Biden has approved the New Jersey Disaster Declaration from Tropical Storm Ida. This action makes FEMA Individual Assistance funding available to those affected in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties. Find below resources and assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Ida.
For General Information & FEMA Updates:
New Jersey Organizations & Resources:
If your arts, history or cultural organization has been affected by the recent storms and flooding caused by Tropical Depression Ida, please contact the NJ Cultural Alliance for Response. Contact information: Natasha Zaleski, NJ Cultural Alliance for Response, Secretary, [email protected]
Tips to keep you safe and kickstart recovery from NJ Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (NJVOAD).
New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will provide grants to New Jersey small businesses impacted by severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Ida. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has been tasked with creating and administering the program, which will provide short-term, immediate rent/mortgage reimbursement support to New Jersey businesses and non-profits with up to 50 employees that suffered physical damage on September 1 and 2, 2021 and any additional flooding immediately thereafter.
Residents and business owners who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance by registering online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.