June 6, 2013
FLOOD INSURANCE AND MITIGATION HELPLINE IS NOW AVAILABLE
TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey residents with questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and mitigation techniques have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.
The number is 1-877-287-9804 for people who need information about flood insurance, the latest maps, or other mitigation topics and issues. Policyholders with questions or concerns about their claims may also speak with with NFIP specialists.
The helpline operates from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Additional information is available at www.floodsmart.gov.
More information on New Jersey disaster recovery is available online at www.fema.gov/disaster/4086 or www.state.nj.us/njoem. FEMA is also on Twitter at twitter.com/femasandy and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/femasandy. For information on ways of building stronger, safer, and smarter, visit www.fema.gov.
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Follow FEMA online at www.fema.gov/blog, www.twitter.com/fema, www.facebook.com/fema, and www.youtube.com/fema. Also, follow Adminstrator Craig Fugate's activities at www.twitter.com/craigatfema.
The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.
New Information from the Governor's Office of Building and Recovery for residents interested in elevations:
Residents who are interested in elevations please contact and register with NJDCA at:
The state has also set up two hotlines:
855-SANDYHM (855-726-3946) for homeowners
855-SANDYBZ (855-726-3929) for business owners
The website and hotlines should answer all homeowner questions regarding elevations.