LOCAL & STATE REBUILD NJ RESOURCES FOR LONG BRANCH RESIDENTS -  
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CITY INFORMATION

​​City of Long Branch & Fema - Natural Disaster Page

This page is dedicated to building awareness within our community for when natural disasters occur with resources pertaining to floods and how they affect your home and community, especially within the City of Long Branch. Find out about precautions you can take in advance, including how to register for special needs assistance if an emergency arises.  A guideline for insurance coverage, explaining how FIRM's (Flood Insurance Rate Maps) are used.  FEMA awareness brochures, and a tool for viewing flood maps for specific addresses.  You can also find information on Flood Plain Management.


City of Long Branch Website  -  http://www.longbranch.org

-Long Branch Public Library - offers computer/internet        assistance to apply for Disaster Assistance from FEMA, NJ Snap (foodstamps), General Assistance and Medicaid as well as trained professionals to connect you with the resources you need.

Long Branch Public Schools​ - visit here for school updates

State of NJ Hurricane Sandy Information Center

What to do about downed power lines (.pdf)  Info from PSE&G

HOTLINES

​ FEMA  - 1-800-621-3362
 MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE 211 or 1-877-294-4357

 PET RESCUE - 1-855-407-4787
 NJ TRANSIT - 1-973-275-5555
 JOB SEEKERS HOTLINE
  1-877-682-6238
  FOOD SAFETY/WATER SAFETY
  1-866-234-0964
  VOLUNTEERS  1-800-Jersey-7​
  ROAD CLOSURES CALL 511

 

 




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DISASTER ASSISTANCE

FEMA's Disaster Assistance​​​​​​​​​​​​ -  apply for Disaster Relief
NJONEAPP ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​- apply online for TANF,Food Stamps & Medicaid

New Jersey 211  (click the Hurricane Sandy option) for
hurricane and recovery resource information, including
lists of food pantries, soup kitchens and county and state
shelters, such as the Monmouth University athletic center.


Job-seekers Hotline - call 877-682-6238    
email sandyhelp@dol.state.nj.us​​


Filing Insurance Claims from the Governor's Office (.pdf)

NJ Office of Emergency Management Assistance
Disaster Assistance forms are here

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

American Red Cross​ - Jersey Coast Chapter

Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund

You can also help by staying informed -
- NIXLE ‐ New Jersey residents can register to receive text messages with their zip code to 888777 (data rates may apply depending on your plan). Online registration is also available at www.nixle.com.
- NJ Alert ‐ NJ Alert is a free, voluntary and confidential emergency alerting system that allows NJ Office of Emergency Management officials to send E‐mail or text messages to cell phones, and other email enabled devices during an emergency event. Sign up for NJ Alert by logging on to: www.njalert.gov.