Tropical Storm Ida information and resources

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Tropical Storm Ida Recovery

Governor Murphy has secured a Major Disaster Declaration from FEMA for Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union, and Warren counties. This assistance covers temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs designed to help people and business owners recover. We continue to work with our federal partners to include all eligible counties and residents.

Business Recovery Resources

Stay up to date on the latest resources to help your business recover. Learn more

Division of Consumer Affairs

Disaster-related scams take many forms, including exorbitant cost increases on essential goods and services in high demand after a crisis – a practice known as price gouging; unconscionable business practices in post-disaster clean up and repairs of homes and property; and phony charities purportedly set up to raise money for disaster victims. Learn more about how to avoid disaster-related scams

Report excessive price increases or other disaster-related scams to the Division of Consumer Affairs here or call (973) 504-6240.
Leave your name, contact info, nature of the complaint and the name and address of the business.

Economic Development Authority

New Jersey’s law against price gouging is now in effect. This law prohibits excessive price increases during a declared State of Emergency and for 30 days after its termination. An excessive price increase is any price that exceeds 10 percent of the price the product or service was sold during the normal course of business prior to the State of Emergency. Learn more

Department of Health
The New Jersey Department of Health has compiled resources on staying safe and healthy during recovery from Tropical Storm Ida. New Jerseyans should take steps to protect themselves from environmental hazards, mold, and carbon monoxide poisoning, and ensure food safety. Learn more
Department of Environmental Protection

Storm debris cleanup and recovery is an ongoing effort. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has made additional resources and guidance available during recovery.

Department of Banking and Insurance

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance has released guidance on filing a homeowners insurance or auto insurance claim for storm-related damage, as well as information about flood insurance. Learn more

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