Press Release

For Immediate Release: November 29, 2021

Reminder: Union County Residents Can Apply for Tropical Storm Ida Relief until December 6

Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents impacted by Tropical Storm Ida that the deadline for applying for individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Monday, December 6.

Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rent, essential home repairs, personal property losses, and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.

The temporary FEMA in-person assistance offices in Union County have closed, but residents can still apply for disaster assistance online at DisasterAssistance.gov, or use the FEMA app.

Residents needing additional help can call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585).

For information and updates on Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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