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Governor Chris Christie Declares A State of Emergency For Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May Counties In Preparation For Tropical Storm Hermine

Saturday, September 3, 2016 Trenton, NJ – Governor Chris Christie today declared a state of emergency for Ocean County, Atlantic County and Cape May County as a result of severe weather conditions expected later today and throughout the Labor Day weekend. … Continue reading

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FEMA and State Schedule Briefings on Disaster Assistance

FEMA and State Schedule Briefings On Disaster Assistance West Trenton, NJ – New Jersey County and Municipal Emergency Management officials are invited to briefings which will explain the process of applying for Federal disaster assistance for debris removal, snow removal, … Continue reading

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FEMA ANNOUNCES 2016 FMA AND PDM GRANTS

It’s that time of year again!!! Please help us spread the word, and share the following announcement regarding the 2016 FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grants, with your local municipal coordinators and other interested parties. The … Continue reading

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Governor Christie Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Arrival Of Winter Storm

Trenton, NJ – With Winter Storm Jonas expected to arrive in New Jersey tonight, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Preparedness

It looks like the time has come to trade in our beach blankets and beach towels for winter blankets and winter coats! Not to mention stock up on the break, milk, and eggs! Winter weather looks like it’s coming our … Continue reading

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FEMA SELECTS OVER $37 MILLION IN NJ FMA & PDM APPLICATIONS, MORE THAN ANY OTHER STATE

West Trenton, NJ – And the envelope please… The winner is New Jersey Office of Emergency Management’s (NJOEM) Hazard Mitigation Unit with almost $38 million in FEMA mitigation grant projects selected in a competitive application process. That amount is more … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPRAREDNESS MONTH

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2015 West Trenton, NJ – September’s National Preparedness Month is in full swing at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). They are reminding New Jersey residents “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan … Continue reading

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