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Getting Help & Advice About Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

County and Local Long-Term Recovery Committees/Contacts

Legal Services of NJ Hurricane Sandy Legal Assistance Hotline

CDBG Funding

CDBG Funding - The Christie Administration today unveiled its proposed Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Action Plan, which outlines how the State plans to utilize $1,829,520,000 in federal funding. This is the first phase of Community Development Block Grant funds provided to New Jersey by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional CDBG recovery funds are expected in the coming months. Comment period is open until March 19, 2013. http://www.nj.gov/dca/announcements/sandy.html.

Disaster Case Management Services Now Available At No Cost

Disaster Case Managers are available to help you: develop a recovery plan, find resources, obtain referrals, and provide one-on-one advice to help find solutions to resolve your unmet needs caused by the disaster - View Flyer [pdf]

Emergency Hotlines

Executive Orders Related to Sandy

Governor's Office Press Releases

NJ Departments of Agriculture - Sandy Info - Farms, Livestock, Pets

How You Can Help/Volunteer

Donate to New Jersey’s Recovery Effort
call 1-855-NJDONATE (1-855-653-6628)

email: donate@gov.state.nj.us

Volunteer Emergency Response Hotline
Call 1-800-JERSEY-7 (1-800-537-7397)
email: volunteer@gov.state.nj.us

Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund
email: info@sandynjrelieffund.org
website: www.SandyNJReliefFund.org
PO Box 95
Mendham NJ 07945-0095

Business Recovery Assistance:

NJ State Comptroller - Sandy Financial Transparency Page

NJ Department of Banking and Insurance

New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC)

Search for available rental housing on the New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC) website, http://www.njhrc.gov

Landlords throughout New Jersey are opening their available properties to Hurricane Sandy victims. Many of these are now listed on the NJHRC. The site hosts information on available properties statewide, and the database is updated daily.

We actively encourage Sandy survivors to contact the property landlord directly to determine specific housing needs.
Simply visit the website at http://www.njhrc.gov and click on "Find Housing" to get started.
Or, call a toll-free call center for housing information at 1-877-428-8844.

Department of Health and Senior Services

New Jersey Department of Health

Center for Disease Control

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

NJ DEPs Hurricane Sandy Page - precautionary wastewater measures, how municipalities can apply for emergency land use permits, when to boil their water, and much more http://www.nj.gov/dep/special/hurricane-sandy/

If residents need to report an environmental incident impacting the state, please call DEP's 24-Hour Hotline: 1-877-WARN-DEP (1-877-927-6337).

DHS' Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services' Office of Disaster and Terrorism

1-877-294-4356 TTY
(voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

New Jersey Department of Transportation

Motorists are encouraged to visit www.511nj.org prior to starting their trip to get up-to-the-minute roadway information. The site offers a map indicating flooded or obstructed roads and detours.


Atlantic County

Online Damage Report forms are available at www.aclink.org and www.ReadyAtlantic.org . Residents may report home and/or property damage using this form, or by contacting their municipal OEM.

Ocean County

Residents and visitors can check the Ocean County government website at http://co.ocean.nj.us/ and scroll through the Updates box on the home page for information on road closures, park reopenings, important information on food safety and other items related to the storm

Hunterdon County

Monmouth County

Monmouth County's Hurricane information page is:

Middlesex County

Information on Superstorm Sandy ‘s recovery efforts are posted here. Residents can check the Middlesex County government website at http://co.middlesex.nj.us/ for updates. The Middlesex County Department of Business Development and Education has created at link to access Middlesex County Advisory Base Flood Elevation Maps to assist residents at this link.

Work First NJ/GA

Tips for Flood Victims: How to Avoid Disaster-Related Scams NJ Division of Consumer Affairs

NJ Clean Energy Program Financial Incentives for Sandy Survivors


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