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 Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program

Questions about the Disaster Recovery Action Plan? We have the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions including:

  • How was the amount of disaster recovery funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) determined for New Jersey and what is the process for receiving them?
  • How long will it take to launch assistance programs once the Action Plan is approved?
  • How many people will these programs help?

Click here to read these answers and find answers to more FAQ.
Based on investigations conducted by FEMA, they have declared that "Properly sited, well-designed and well-constructed coastal residential buildings generally perform well in coastal disasters". 

FEMA has also recently created a series of helpful Fact Sheets which are available free at and provide technical guidance and recommendations concerning the construction of coastal residential buildings.

Get more info about this and read the full article by clicking here and you can visit to download the FEMA fact sheets.

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