Please see the information below regarding the Federal Disaster Declaration.
State of New Jersey
Federal Disaster Declaration Fact Sheet
September 5, 2021
Today, September 5, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of New Jersey triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from the Remnants of Hurricane Ida that occurred September 1-3, 2021.
Details of the disaster declaration and assistance programs are as follows:
Declaration Number: FEMA-4614-DR
Incident: Remnants of Hurricane Ida
Incident Period: September 1-3, 2021
Federal Coordinating Officer: Patrick Cornbill, National FCO Program
Individual Assistance (IA): (Assistance to individuals and households):IA-
Designated Counties: Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset Counties.
Public Assistance (PA): (Assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities):
PA-Designated Counties: Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset Counties.
Hazard Mitigation (HM): (Assistance for actions taken to prevent or reduce long term risk to life and property from natural hazards):
HM-Designated Areas: All areas in the State of New Jersey are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
OTHER: Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the State and warranted by the results of further assessments.
Individuals in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset Counties can apply with FEMA the following ways:
Apply online at:
On-Line FEMA Relief Application
Constituents may call the application phone number at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585).
If you have any questions, please contact FEMA’s Office of External Affairs, Congressional Affairs Division at (202) 646-4500.
FEMA Disaster Assistance Information
FEMA Individual Assistance Information Fact Sheet