TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy by the numbers as of April 15:

 

  • $384 million in FEMA grants approved for individuals and households
    • $331 million for housing assistance
    • $53 million for other needs
  • $718.9 million in SBA disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and businesses
  • $245.3 million approved in FEMA Public Assistance grants to communities and some nonprofit organizations that serve the public
  • $3.3 billion in total National Flood Insurance Program payments made on claims to date
  • 260,049 people contacted FEMA for help or information
  • 125,344 housing inspections completed
  • 87,924 visits to Disaster Recovery Centers made
  • Nine centers are open to assist survivors who have recovery questions (survivors can locate their nearest center at FEMA.gov/DRC)

Survivors can register online and check on the status of their applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. Recovery assistance remains available daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. by calling 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362. The deadline to register with FEMA is May 1.

Survivors can ask questions about their SBA disaster home or business loan applications by calling 800-659-2955 or TTY 800-877-8339 or emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

 

Survivors who have questions about their flood insurance claims and the appeals process can call 800-427-4661.

Additional resources are available online at FEMA.gov/SandyNJ and SBA.gov/Sandy.

 

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