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LAST UPDATE: October 27, 2011

PRESS RELEASES AND SITUATION REPORTS:

 

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency updated 10/26/11

 
Storm Cleanup Information
 
Hunterdon County Health Department Resources updated 09/30/11
 
Food Assistance for Storm Impacted Families
 
Road and Bridge Closures
 
Evacuation and Shelter Information - updated 09/09/11
 
Other Useful Links updated 09/21/11
 
Municipal OEM Contact Information

County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey

HURRICANE IRENE
and
TROPICAL STORM LEE

The Hunterdon County Division of Emergency Management is monitoring the status of potential storm impacts to our area.  We encourage the residents and visitors of our county to pay close attention to the forecasts and check back to the county website for updated information often. 

County Emergency Management Officials will continue to monitor and provide updates on these events.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The FEMA - Disaster Recovery Center for Hunterdon County Residents Closing on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 5pm. See www.fema.gov for other DRC locations and information.
PRESS RELEASE

FEMA Extends Deadline to Register for Assistance

Hunterdon County Declares State of Emergency Due to Tropical Storm Lee

Food Assistance Available for Those in Need (NJ-SNAP)

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NOAA
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National Weather Service
Mount Holly, NJ

 

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CURRENT SITUATION REPORTS AND WEATHER UPDATES FROM STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL OFFICES:

 

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE COUNTY OEM OFFICE MUNICIPAL OEM COORDINATORS

 

GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND PRESS RELEASES

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HUNTERDON COUNTY OEM PRESS RELEASES AND STATEMENTS:

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MUNICIPAL OEM REPORTS FROM HURRICAN IRENE

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FEMA - FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

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FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR STORM IMPACTED FAMILIES

 

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EVACUATIONS HELD AND CURRENT SHELTER LOCATIONS:

EVACUATIONS HELD DURING TROPICAL STORM LEE:

  • City of Lambertville
  • Borough of Stockton
  • Borough of Milford
  • Township of Kingwood

SHELTERS OPEN FOR TROPICAL STORM LEE:

  • Please be advised that the Red Cross Shelter that was located at the County Complex at Building 1, Raritan Township closed this morning due to a lack of occupants.
    Anyone needing shelter is directed to the Red Cross Shelter located at the Raritan Valley Community College Campus.
    Call 908-788-1196 for more information.

 

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STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS:

EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS MADE DURING TROPICAL STORM LEE

EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS MADE DURING HURRICANE IRENE

  • State of New Jersey (08/25/2011)

  • Borough of Stockton (08/26/2011 – 1940 hours)

  • Borough of Hampton (8/27/2011 – 1000 hours)

  • Township of Tewksbury (8/27/11 -1000 hours)

  • County of Hunterdon (8/27/11 – 1500 hours)

  • Township of Kingwood (8/27/11 – 1730 hours)

  • Township of Clinton (8/27/11 – 1800 hours)

  • Borough of Flemington (8/27/11 – 1800 hours)

  • Township of Raritan (8/27/11 – 1800 hours)

  • Township of Delaware (8/27/11 – 630PM)

  • Borough of Milford (8/27/11 – 610PM)

 

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CLEANUP PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTS AND MUNICIPALITIES:

County Residential Cleanup Program

Procedures for Individuals Disposing of Materials Damaged During Hurricane Irene

Procedures for Municipalities Disposing of Materials Damaged During Hurricane Irene

Other Cleanup Fact Sheets and Information

 

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HELPFUL INFORMATION FROM THE HUNTERDON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESOURCES FOR FOOD & WATER AFTER A STORM

  • Protect your food and water from becoming contaminated.
  • Safeguard your private wells, septic systems and basements.

Hunterdon County Department of Health

Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension

University of Wisconsin

United States Department of Agriculture

NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection Agency

Centers for Disease Control

Federal Emergency Management Agency

NJ Department of Banking & Insurance

Ready.Gov

N.J. Office of Emergency Management

NJ Department of Human Services

Laboratories

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OTHER USEFUL LINKS:

National Weather Service - Mount Holly

Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Federal Emergency Management Agency

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management

Office of the Attorney General - Consumer Alert to Protect Residents from Fraud

CONSUMER AFFAIRS - FRAUD & SCAMS

Central Chapter of the Red Cross

National Flood Insurance Program

National Child Traumatic Stress Network: This website provides valuable information regarding what a hurricane is, as well as how to prepare and recover from a hurricane before and after it hits.

Center For Disease Control and Prevention - Hurricane Resources

New Jersey Family Disaster Plans

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership - Hurricane Irene Assistance response & Recovery Guide

Floods - the Awesome Power

Repairing Your Home After a Flood

How to Avoid Disaster Scams

DISASTER RESPONSE:

 

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