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FEMA Announces 2017 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grants

It’s that time of year again! ***Applications for Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) are due to NJOEM through the eGrants system on the FEMA Grants Portal accessible at https://portal.fema.gov by COB Monday, October 2, 2017.*** The Federal … 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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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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Governor Chris Christie Announces Federal Disaster Aid Approved for Four New Jersey Counties for Storm Damage Incurred from June 23rd Macroburst

Governor Chris Christie Announces Federal Disaster Aid Approved for Four New Jersey Counties for Storm Damage Incurred from June 23rd Macroburst Federal Government Approves Public Assistance for Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Contact: … Continue reading

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FEMA ANNOUNCES 2015 FMA AND PDM GRANTS

FEMA ANNOUNCES 2015 FMA AND PDM GRANTS Submissions due to NJOEM no later than August 3, 2015 Grants FEMA has announced the FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunities for two of the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs: Flood Mitigation … Continue reading

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CITIZEN CORPS /CERT Overview & Update Workshop at the 2015 NJEPA Conference

ATTENTION OEM/CERT COORDINATORS!!! Joe Geleta & Howie Butt will be hosting a CITIZEN CORPS /CERT Overview & Update Workshop at the 2015 NJEPA Conference: Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City Thursday, May 7, 2015 0845 -1000 The workshop will facilitate a discussion on best … Continue reading

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NJ-TF1/USAR Red Team Drill 2015

We are very proud of our NJ-TF1/USAR members for successfully completing their NJ-TF1 Urban Search & Rescue Red Team Drill. This operations based exercise was designed to establish a learning environment for NJ-TF1’s 200 volunteer members to exercise emergency response … Continue reading

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New Jersey Task Force One (NJ-TF1) – The State’s Urban Search & Rescue Team – April 2015

New Jersey Task Force One (NJ-TF1) – The State’s Urban Search & Rescue Team    Who is NJ-TF1? New Jersey Task Force One is the State’s Urban Search and Rescue Team. They operate under the auspices of the New Jersey State … Continue reading

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