FEMA Extends NJ Ida Aid Application Deadline to December 6
Residents of 12 New Jersey counties approved by the federal government for disaster assistance due to Ida’s flood waters now have about a month more to apply for the assistance, according to a statement released by the agency on Wednesday. Federal Emergency Management.
FEMA said the deadline for homeowners and tenants to complete individual damage and loss assistance requests is extended until Monday, December 6, 2021.
The previous deadline was to be next Thursday, November 4.
Eligible New Jersey counties are Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren.
Federal funds can be used for rental assistance, essential home repairs, loss of personal property, or other damage not covered by insurance, according to FEMA.
In the first month of open applications, FEMA announced that it had approved $ 88.5 million for 18,932 New Jersey families, part of the $ 175.8 million in total aid approved through October 5 in conjunction with the US Small Business Administration and the National Flood Insurance Program.
To apply, call 800-621-3362, download the FEMA mobile app or go to assistancecatastrophe.gov.
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