Dear Jersey City Subscribers,
Jersey City officials have received notification from Governor Christie’s office that Hudson County has been approved for Hurricane Irene Disaster assistance. Jersey City survivors of Hurricane Irene who suffered damage are encouraged to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA – even if they have insurance or aren’t sure they are eligible.
Residents can register by phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 for those with hearing or speech impairments.
Specialists are standing by at the toll-free numbers seven days a week, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time, until further notice. Help in other languages is available. Residents can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or apply through a web-enabled mobile device or smart phone by visiting m.fema.gov and following the link to “apply online for federal assistance.”
Jersey City Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security