SBA: Hurricane Ida Assistance Has Exceeded $1 Billion

SBA Disaster Relief is Reaching Small Businesses, Homeowners, Renters, and Nonprofits Across Seven Impacted States U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced today that the agency has delivered more than $1 billion in disaster rescue funds to small businesses, homeowners, renters, and private nonprofit organizations recovering from damages caused […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ida from Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2021.  The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl […]

FEMA: Dauphin and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania Approved for Public Assistance

Delaware and Dauphin counties are now eligible to receive Public Assistance (PA). PA provides funding for repairs of public infrastructure. Federal aid has been granted to augment state and local recovery efforts in the areas damaged by the Remnants of Hurricane Ida. Damage assessments are continuing, and additional counties may […]

SBA: Hurricane Ida Assistance Tops $110 Million

SBA Disaster Relief is Reaching Small Businesses, Homeowners, Renters, and Nonprofits Across Impacted States Isabella Casillas Guzman, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that the agency has delivered more than $110 million in disaster rescue funds to small businesses, homeowners, renters, and nonprofit organizations recovering from damages caused […]

FEMA: Survivors in Warren County, NJ Can Now Apply for FEMA Assistance

Today, Warren County was designated for Individual Assistance. The county will now join the previously designated counties of Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union. If you have homeowners or renters insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot […]

EDA: $16 Million Invested to Construct a Disaster Preparedness, Recovery Education, and Training Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $16 million grant to Ecoexploratorio, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico, to construct a disaster preparedness, recovery education, and training center and ensure continuity of operations during natural disasters. This EDA grant […]

FEMA: President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Nicholas, beginning on Sept. 12, 2021 and continuing.  The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts, which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship […]

HUD: Waivers Announced to Help New Jersey, New York Communities Respond to Remnants of Hurricane Ida

27 waivers offer flexibility to state and local partners The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a package of 27 regulatory and administrative waivers aimed at helping communities in New Jersey and New York to accelerate their recovery from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Today’s announcement, […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for New Jersey and New York Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for areas in the State of New Jersey and the State of New York affected by Hurricane Ida. On September 5, 2021 President Biden issued major disaster declarations for the New Jersey counties of Bergen, Gloucester, […]