Monday, November 05, 2012

Still Recovering from Sandy? FEMA Can Help

More than 49,000 have registered with FEMA in NJ for disaster relief and more than $31M in assistance has already been approved. A major disaster declaration has been issued for 12 NJ Counties. The number of those assisted will continue to increase as residential power is restored and those affected are able to register for assistance with FEMA online, as well as through their 800#.

If you live in one of the counties affected by Hurricane Sandy, we encourage you to apply for assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) TTY 1-800-462-7585 or if you have access to the internet, applying online at You can download a FEMA smartphone app here.

The SBA, Small Business Administration, is making Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesses and most private non-profit organizations in eligible Counties. Disaster loans up to $2 million to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory, and other business assets are available at low interest rates.

 Apply at: Find the nearest FEMA Disaster Recovery Center by inputting an address at the following site:

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