CURRENT DISASTER: Hurricane Ida
Compass82 609-629-2900 helpline to connect affected households with Disaster Navigators, who will help you understand the different programs.
Requesting FEMA Assistance:
FEMA Individual Assistance Approved DR-4614-NJ For New Jersey residents living in Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union Counties, you can apply with FEMA through the following ways:
The fastest and easiest way to apply is by visiting disasterassistance.gov/ or by downloading the FEMA App on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
If it is not possible to apply online, call 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). The toll-free telephone lines operate from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT, seven days a week. Those who use a relay service such as a videophone, InnoCaption or CapTel should update FEMA with their specific number assigned to that service.
For New Jersey residents who live outside the affected counties, you are encouraged to continue reporting damage (residential structures only, no vehicles) from Ida as damage assessments are ongoing. Information collected in this portal will help local, state, and federal authorities better understand the location and severity of damage impacts. The NJOEM Public Damage Reporting portal is located at https://damagenj-njoem.hub.arcgis.com/
FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers:
Search for a Recovery Center near you, here.
Clean Up Resources:
Flood Clean-Up – 5 Steps to Cleaning up your home after a flood.