Tropical Storm Ida Information and Resources

As North Jersey families, businesses, and towns begin to recover from Hurricane Ida, please reach out to our office if you need any assistance:

Glen Rock: 201-389-1100

Newton: 973-940-1117

Send me an email here: https://gottheimer.house.gov/contact/

Federal Hurricane Relief

Damage during the hurricane? Apply for federal emergency FEMA relief here: www.disasterassistance.gov 


Who can apply?

As of September 7, 2021, FEMA has approved a Major Disaster Declaration for several New Jersey counties, including Bergen County and Passaic County.

FEMA is still evaluating damage from the storm and may add additional counties at a later date. 


How can FEMA relief help?

Assistance from FEMA may help individuals affected by a disaster take care of necessary expenses and serious needs that cannot be met through insurance or other forms of assistance.

The Major Disaster Declaration will allow individuals in the approved counties to register for direct federal assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the tropical storm.


How do I apply?

Visit www.disasterassistance.gov to apply for disaster assistance online or to check the status of your application.

For help with your application or to apply by phone for FEMA assistance, call: 1‑800‑621‑3362.

For FEMA disaster assistance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), visit: www.disasterassistance.gov/help/faqs  

Download our Fifth District FEMA disaster assistance sheet here.


State of New Jersey — Tropical Storm Ida Information and Resources

Find the State of New Jersey's Ida resources page here: https://nj.gov/ida/


Storm Recovery

Find information on Storm Recovery provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and its Office of Disaster Resilience here:

Floodingtornadoes, wind damage and power outages can pose a threat to public health and safety. The COVID-19 public health emergency requires additional precautions when preparing for and sheltering from storms.

After the Storm