Right to Storm Recovery
As New Jersey storm survivors, our families and communities deserve a chance to get home and whole despite a broken disaster recovery system. NJOP was founded by and for Superstorm Sandy survivors after Sandy brought a wave of destruction to the Jersey Shore. Then, after Hurricane Ida hit New Jersey in 2021, many of our inland communities also experienced the “storm after the storm”: the long-lasting financial, emotional, and health impact of a system that leaves many of our families to fall through the cracks.
Today, we’re standing together and fighting for the full and fair recovery our communities deserve, from Sandy clawback forgiveness, to Ida grant funding, to crucial housing protections for both renters and homeowners.
- Won $149 million more in Ida recovery funds
- Stood with our electeds to demand that flood insurance works with us, not against us
- Broke the story on FEMA’s huge rental assistance failures
- Made the state keep their promise for interest-free Sandy mortgage forbearance
- Got Sandy clawback repayments halted for good
- Start here to learn what resources and aid are available after a storm hits
- Tips from storm survivors to storm survivors: important things to remember in the aftermath of a storm
- Got flood insurance problems? Check out this guide for how to advocate against your insurance company and win a fair claim
- opens in a new windowBut Next Time: Our nationwide research report on Sandy recovery, 10 years later
- Learn more about FEMA rental assistance – what it’s meant to do, and what went wrong for Ida survivors