Our sympathy and thoughts and prayers to all those who have lost homes and property during this devastating storm.
If you need help after the storm we have compiled a list of relief agencies and resources for Atlantic County, NJ.
First of all if you need assistance or shelter now, please call your local office of emergency management:
|Buena Vista Twp:||856-697-2100||Mullica Twp:||609-561-0064|
|Corbin City:||609-628-2673||Northfield:||609-641-2832 x134|
|Egg Harbor City:||609-965-1200||Pleasantville:||609-484-3667|
|Egg Harbor Twp:||609-926-2651||Port Republic:||609-652-1501|
|Estell Manor:||609-476-2692||Somers Point:||609-927-6814|
|Folsom Borough:||609-561-3178||Ventnor City:||609-823-7920|
|Galloway Twp:||609-652-3705 X206||Weymouth Twp:||609-625-1078|
Available shelters can also be found here: http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/
As of now there are open Red Cross shelters at Pleasanvville High School and Buena Regional High School.
Here is a great site for Recovering after a Disaster or Emergency http://www.redcross.org/find-help/disaster-recovery
Help From FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is also available.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Sandy beginning on October 26, 2012, and continuing.
The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union counties.
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.
Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated county can begin applying for assistance now by registering online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov, by web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT seven days a week until further notice.
Stay safe and best wishes on a quick recovery,
Matthew Haviland, The Haviland Group At Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Shore. Your Trusted Real Estate Experts For Life 609-338-3773. 609-484-9890 ext. 132.