Time runs out too soon for Ida assistance

Time runs out too soon for Ida assistance |  NJ.com | December 12, 2022 By Maryann Morris, Manville As a Hurricane Ida survivor, I was shocked to learn that fewer than 200 displaced Ida survivors in New Jersey are receiving continued rental assistance (up to 18 months) through FEMA. The Gothamist website estimated that more than 19,500 Read More »

Few Ida victims received long-term rental aid from FEMA

Few Ida victims received long-term rental aid from FEMA | NJ Spotlight News | November 30, 2022 BY: BRIANA VANNOZZI, ANCHOR Thousands were entitled to an additional 18 months of rental aid More than a year after Tropical Storm Ida flooded communities across New Jersey, thousands of families are still working through the recovery process. Read More »

NJ Spotlight News: November 15, 2022

NJ Spotlight News: November 15, 2022| NJ Spotlight News A new influx of cash is on the way to help New Jerseyans working to rebuild from Tropical Storm Ida more than a year after it barreled through the state. $149 million in disaster recovery grants is coming from the federal government in addition to the Read More »

Ten Years After Sandy, Survivors Say: No More Sequels

Previous Next 2022 marks a decade since Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the east coast, plunging our New Jersey communities into a long, exhausting, and still incomplete recovery process. As part of a national coalition of storm survivors and organizations from New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, we gathered on the tenth anniversary Read More »

10 Years After The Storm: Locals Talk About Hurricane Sandy.

On October 28, 2012, the day before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the area, crews in Point Pleasant Beach were putting sandbags along the boardwalk storefronts and making oversized sand dunes along the beach in hopes both would hold back potential flooding. Later that night as they worked to finish up the dune walls, large Read More »

A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues

A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues | New Jersey Monitor | October 27, 2022 BY: DANA DIFILIPPO After Hurricane Sandy flooded Robert Lukasiewicz’s home a block from the bay in Atlantic City, the problems piled up. Contractors pocketed his money but never finished their work. He couldn’t afford flood insurance, making Read More »