To Apply for FEMA Assistance: or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA. 

President Biden approved New Jersey’s Major Disaster Declaration request under the Stafford Act, unlocking additional FEMA benefits for public assistance as well as individual assistance for residents.

  • Reporting Damage: To report damage caused by the storm, please use Be sure to keep all of your receipts relating to Hurricane Ida recovery!
  • FEMA Resources: The official disaster declaration webpage for New Jersey from FEMA provides information on assistance for families, local resources, and the latest news from the agency:
  • Red Cross: People in need of emergency assistance from the Red Cross can call: (800) RED-CROSS or (800) 507-6058. For people who have been displaced, please use the Red Cross website to find a shelter near you.
  • Donations/Volunteerism: If you wish to assist with the recovery efforts, you should visit FEMA’s Volunteer/Donate page.