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Hurricane IDA Assistance

Information related to Hurricane Ida resources will be added to this page as they become available.  

Deadline to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans Approaching

Home Repairs and Cleanups

SBA News Release -September 13th

 

FEMA Resource Information

Mayor Balla - Tropical Storm Ida update video

Individual Assistance FEMA:
For Individual Assessments – IDAs – 2 locations for residents to go to

FEMA Mobile Command
49 W. High Street, Somerville 08876

FEMA Mobile Command
100 S. 10th Ave. Manville, 08835 (Manville Library)

From NJ Association of Counties:

  • Reporting Damage: To report damage caused by the storm, please use https://nj.gov/ida/NOTE: Be sure to keep all of your receipts relating to Hurricane Ida recovery!
  • FEMA Resources: The official disaster declaration webpage for New Jersey from FEMA provides information on assistance for families, local resources, and the latest news from the agency: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4614#local-resources
  • Red Cross: People in need of emergency assistance from the Red Cross can call: (800) RED-CROSS or (800) 507-6058. For people who have been displaced, please use the Red Cross website to find a shelter near you
  • Donations/Volunteerism: If you wish to assist with the recovery efforts, you should check in with your local governments/orgs first, or visit FEMA’s Volunteer/Donate page

Small Business Association:
The Small Business Administration issued the  attached press release  to the media today. Low-interest disaster loans from the SBA are available to businesses and residents in New Jersey following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1-3, 2021.  

The disaster declaration covers Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset counties in New Jersey, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans: Atlantic, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Morris, Salem, Sussex, Union and Warren in New Jersey; New Castle in Delaware; Bronx, New York, Orange, Rockland and Westchester in New York; and Bucks, Delaware and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.

FEMA Aid
FEMA has declared Hurricane Ida to be a major disaster, and that makes additional resources available for individuals and businesses in Somerset County.

NJ State Aid

PSE&G

JCP&L

NJ American Water

If someone wants to report a pothole (or other county roadway issue) they can do so via:

  • Road complaint form on our website at:  https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/roads-bridges/road-complaint
  • Email directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Call 908-203-6018