The Donations Management Call Center for bulk goods – call toll free number 1-855-NJ-DONATE.
Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund - Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, P.O. Box 95, Mendham, NJ 07945-0095 or https://sandynjrelieffund.org/index.html.
A video message from DDHH about Hurricane Sandy
American Red Cross
American Red Cross gives shelter, food, support, and supplies to people affected by disasters including floods, tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, earthquakes, lightning and thunderstorms, drought, terrorism, wildfires, heat-related emergencies, power outages, etc.
To find your local Red Cross
To Find an Open Red Cross Shelter in New Jersey
To find a shelter as an APP on your iphone/ipad/ipod
To Let Others Know You Are Safe & Well
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA is a federal agency that provides resources, information, and financial assistance for federal disaster related events like Hurricane Sandy.
To Learn what Disaster Recovery Centers can do for you
To Find a Disaster Recovery Center near You
A Disaster Recovery Center is an accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case. Services may include giving guidance regarding disaster recovery, clarification of any written correspondence received, housing assistance and rental resource information, answers to questions, resolutions to problems, and referrals
For Hurricane Sandy Response and Recovery Information under Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
To apply for disaster assistance, go to: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/.
To find a place to stay (both temporary and long-term)
NJ Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM)
NJOEM works closely with our federal, state, and local partners to prepare for all hazards, natural or manmade that could affect New Jersey’s families, communities, and businesses. You can find current weather/traffic, information on how to prepare and plan for an upcoming disaster, resources for emergency management for businesses and industries of all sizes, evacuation routes, information on disaster recovery, how to volunteer, and information on how to apply for disaster public assistance/money.
NJ Counties Emergency Management Contacts
For updates and information on Hurricane Sandy under NJOEM, go to the link below:
For Getting Help & Advice About Recovering from Hurricane Sandy under NJ Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM)
State of New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Information Center
Resources on Hurricane Sandy for New Jersey residents, business owners, and communities can be found on the link below. This webpage includes information about electric service, gas service, and water service restoration. If you have downed power lines, please go to the link below to find out what to do about downed power lines. Emergency hotlines, shelters, information about gas stations, Transportation, school closings, water/food safety, pet rescue, safe use of generators, volunteers, how to find help, and contact information for other offices/agencies can be found here as well too.
NJ 211 is a community resource database that can help you find solutions to personal needs by sharing information on hurricane long-term recovery, FEMA assistance programs, power outages, info on cleaning your home after a flood and removing mold, flood fire safety, filing flood insurance claims, day care facilities, shelters, affordable housing units, social services, employment training programs, senior services, medical insurance, and more. You can either access NJ 211 by clicking the link below or calling 2-1-1.
Food Assistance for SNAP (food stamps) Recipients Only
If you lost food as a result of the power outages, go to the link below to see if you qualify for food assistance.
End Hunger NJ
If you are in need of food, visit End Hunger NJ for a food pantry in your area.
Hurricane Sandy Information for pet and livestock owners from State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Pet Rescue Hotline
For residents who left their pets behind when evacuating their homes before Sandy
Info for how pet and livestock owners can prepare for an upcoming storm
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA provides information on daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration, and supporting marine commerce.
Accessible Radios for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Links below include several companies that sell accessible radios for the deaf and hard of hearing in case of an emergency such as losing power at home. Accessible radios have visible displays on them for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
To order an accessible weather radio, see below for different companies that sell them:
Silent Call http://www.silentcall.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=7&osCsid=7933cf74f982f5b9e6957b5ef4ad39f9
Hear World Communications
Thunder Eagle, Inc.
Wireless Alerting Systems
For additional information on how NOAA Weather Radios (NWR) for the deaf and hard of hearing work.
Forecasts& Weather/Flood Info
National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
National Weather Service Mt. Holly: www.weather.gov/phi
NWS NY for Northeast NJ Counties: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/okx/
Flood Info: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=phi
How to Prepare
NJ Hurricane Safety Page
Preparedness Info (Spanish)
Power & Gas
NJ Utilities (Power & Gas)Company Info
NJ Travel Info
NJ Department of Transportation (DOT)