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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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NJOEM Announces Deadline Extension for Requests for Public Assistance Resulting from June 23rd Storm

West Trenton – The NJOEM Recovery Bureau in coordination with FEMA has extended the Request for Public Assistance (RPA) submission deadline for the Straight Line Winds Storm Event on June 23, 2015 (DR-4231) until  Friday, September 4th 2015. If you believe you have more than $3,040.00 … Continue reading

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FEMA and State Schedule Briefings On Disaster Assistance

NJ Office of Emergency Management Colonel Rick Fuentes                          Major Jeffrey  Mottley Superintendent, New Jersey State Police State Director of Emergency Management Commanding Officer, Emergency Management FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEMA External AffairsPhyllis Deroian (732) 216-5810NJOEM PIO Laura … Continue reading

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