New Jersey residents affected by Sandy have until March 1 to register for disaster assistance.
Sunday, January 27
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from FEMA While New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy have until March 1 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance, more than $780 million in disaster assistance has been approved to speed recovery. FEMA has approved more than $300 million in housing assistance for more than 52,000 people. Housing assistance includes temporary rental assistance and grants to repair and replace storm-damaged primary residences. More than $42 million has been approved to help survivors replace hurricane-damaged personal property and to help meet medical, dental, funeral, transportation and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other federal, …
The Small Business Administration has extended the deadline to apply for assistance to Jan. 30.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, December 21, 2012
The following information was provided by the Small Business Administration. U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Karen G. Mills has approved an extension of the deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New Jersey to return their disaster home and business loan applications for physical damage to January 30, 2013. “The extension will allow the homeowners, renters and businesses additional time to submit their SBA disaster loan applications and obtain the funding they need for disaster related repairs and replacements” said NJ District Director Al Titone. “The key to rebuilding is to access all of the available resources and not wait for insurance to be settled. SBA’s disaster loan program is unique and loan amounts, …
Deadline for filing proof of loss claims extended to Jan. 23, 2012
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced a 60-day extension for the proof of loss deadline for flood victims of Hurricane Irene from Nov. 23 to Jan. 23, 2012, under the National Flood Insurance Program. The extension goes into effect for flood policyholders in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia with dates of loss between Aug. 26 and Sept. 4. “We've extended the registration deadline for people who–for whatever reason–have not had the opportunity to register for assistance,” said William L. Vogel, FEMA's federal coordinating officer. “The goal is to ensure all …