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(Bill Martin, marketing director of Surflight Theatre, stands in an ice cream parlor operated by the theatre that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Residents Losing Patience Waiting For Federal Storm Relief

Most people are getting ready for the next summer season, but it’s hard to plan without more than just the promise of federal help.

01/03/2013

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

House Sets Vote For Hurricane Sandy Aid After Criticism

The House is headed for a vote on aid for Superstorm Sandy victims after House Speaker John Boehner mollified Republicans from New York and New Jersey upset with his decision to cancel action on the bill.

01/03/2013

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FEMA Says 100’s Of New Jersey Rental Units Available

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has identified 769 homes and apartments available for rent in storm-affected areas of the state.

12/28/2012

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NJ Disaster Recovery Centers Remain Open For The Holidays

New Jersey Disaster Recovery Centers, or DRCs, are staying open to provide assistance during the holidays.

12/26/2012

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NJ Family Still Displaced By Sandy Celebrates Christmas

Sandy upended homes and lives along the New Jersey coastline, but in Wildwood, Sandy couldn’t put a stop to Christmas.

12/25/2012

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Feds Agree To Repair Sandy Damage in Stone Harbor and Avalon, NJ

A beach replenishment project in two South Jersey shore towns is being expanded, to deal with damage from not one but two storms.

12/21/2012

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

FEMA To Release New Flood Elevation Maps For New Jersey In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

Property owners and builders in 10 New Jersey counties will learn more about flood hazards in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

12/14/2012

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Residents Along The Jersey Shore Anxiously Await FEMA Housing

A one bedroom trailer –- even with minimal furnishings, a bathroom and kitchenette — is what Tony and Lois Williams of Ortley Beach would prefer over the small Holiday Inn hotel room in Absecon that they have called home for the last several weeks.

12/11/2012

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FEMA To Begin Deploying Temporary Housing To Displaced NJ Residents On Monday

FEMA is working with both state and local officials to determine where trailers and mobile homes will be most suitable, but the agency will try to keep families as close to their former homes as possible.

12/07/2012

(The waters of the Schuylkill River rose during Hurricane Irene to flood Main Street in Manayunk wall to wall.   Photo provided by Michael Dornblum)

Part 3: Direct Damage and Other Costs

A major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.

12/06/2012

(Storm waters surround a home in Lumberton, Burlington County, NJ following Hurricane Irene.  Credit: Karin Phillips)

Part 4: Finding A Better Way

Lessons learned from past storms have resulted in stricter building codes and other requirements on the federal, state, and local levels.

12/06/2012

New York And New Jersey Continue To Recover From Superstorm Sandy

New Rotating Schedules At Several Disaster Recovery Centers In New Jersey

Nine centers in counties on the south western side of the state will now be open on a rotating schedule; three days per week from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m.

11/25/2012

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Governor Christie, NJ Congressional Delegation Huddle Over Aftermath Of Sandy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie met on Tuesday with several members of the state’s congressional delegation to discuss recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

11/21/2012

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New Jersey Storm Victims Scrambling To Find Rental Homes

Thousands of New Jersey residents displaced by Superstorm Sandy are frantically calling real estate offices, looking to rent a home or apartment while they figure out what to do about their storm-ravaged homes.

11/11/2012

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Governor Christie On Sandy: “This Is Our Katrina”

Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that life should be back to normal for most of New Jersey by the start of next week, with power restored to nearly everyone and the gasoline situation stabilized, clearing the way for a long, difficult rebuilding period.

11/09/2012

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