Everyone deserves a full and fair recovery. We need a mortgage forbearance and aid that covers all of us, so storm survivors can get home and stay home. In the decade between Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Ida, survivors are struggling to get home and whole. We know best what’s broken with our disaster recovery Read More »
Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU.
Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU. Does NJOP help people? Yes. And no. The New Jersey Organizing Project actually isn’t a service organization. When we say “service organization,” picture like – Catholic Charities, Affordable Housing Alliance, Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group. A service organization is one with Read More »
An advocacy group for Sandy and Ida victims says they still need help
An advocacy group for Sandy and Ida victims says they still need help / Asbury Park Press / June 1, 2023 The New Jersey Organizing Project, which advocates for the victims of storms Ida and Sandy, says state officials still need to help.
Victims of Ida, Sandy rally for more help
Victims of Ida, Sandy rally for more help / NJ Spotlight / June 1, 2023 By Brenda Flanagan “Today is the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which is kind of part of the reason we’re here today,” Joe Mangino told a group of New Jersey storm survivors who Thursday marked the start of hurricane season Read More »
Family living in RV for 18 months is one of many waiting for mortgage relief after Ida
Family living in RV for 18 months is one of many waiting for mortgage relief after Ida / NJ.com / May 14, 2023 By Steven Rodas A hulking white RV sticks out on Eric Vaughn’s driveway. His two children could be heard playing inside, their arms flailing from behind tinted windows. The neighbors don’t mind Read More »
Mortgage forbearance proposed for NJ Ida survivors
Mortgage forbearance proposed for NJ Ida survivors / NJ 94.5 / May 8, 2023 By Dino Flammia Once he knew it’d be a while before he could return to his home that was devastated by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, Manville resident Eric Vaughn dipped into his savings to purchase an RV as a living Read More »
Mortgage reprieve for homeowners impacted by Ida?
Mortgage reprieve for homeowners impacted by Ida? / NJ Spotlight / May 8, 2023 By Ted Goldberg A bill that would provide more relief for people who were greatly impacted by Tropical Storm Ida came before the Senate Community and Urban Affairs committee Monday. Several people whose homes were seriously damaged in the storm testified. Read More »
Frontline Families and Communities Fight for a Fair Flood Insurance Program
Flood insurance is a big deal in New Jersey – but it often underpays flood survivors when we need it most. That’s (in part) because the current flood insurance system is made for insurance companies, banks and developers, not families. Check out our presentation on what’s wrong with New Jersey’s current flood insurance system, and Read More »
FEMA will review cases of New Jersey families affected by Hurricane Ida after CBS2’s report
FEMA will review cases of New Jersey families affected by Hurricane Ida after CBS2’s report / CBS New York / April 27, 2023 By CBS New York Team FEMA is promising to review cases of families affected by flooding from Hurricane Ida after CBS2’s report. We first told you Wednesday about several New Jersey families Read More »
Many Hurricane Ida survivors in Tri-State Area say they’re still struggling to get money from the federal government
Many Hurricane Ida survivors in Tri-State Area say they’re still struggling to get money from the federal government / CBS New York / April 26, 2023 By Christine Sloanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLqcMfSDFvk MANVILLE, N.J. – The remnants of Hurricane Ida devastated many communities in the Tri-State Area. Nearly a year and a half later, many Ida survivors say they’re still Read More »
Will climate change make N.J. more tornado-prone? Experts weigh in after 7 twister outbreak.
Will climate change make N.J. more tornado-prone? Experts weigh in after 7 twister outbreak / NJ.com / April 8, 2023 By Steven Rodas and Len Melisurgo Aftermath from tornado damage in Howell, N.J., after seven twisters struck the Garden State on April 1, 2023. That tied as the biggest tornado outbreak on record in New Read More »
Dígales a sus representantes estatales: Ayuden a los sobrevivientes de la tormenta a regresar a sus casas y hagan posible que puedan vivir en ellas.
Todas las personas merecen una recuperación completa y justa. Necesitamos un aplazamiento hipotecario que nos cubra a todos, para que los sobrevivientes de la tormenta puedan regresar a sus casas y permanecer en ellas. En la década desde la Supertormenta Sandy al Huracán Ida, los sobrevivientes siguen luchando por regresar a sus casas y Read More »