LOCAL & STATE REBUILD NJ RESOURCES FOR LONG BRANCH RESIDENTS -
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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
What to do about downed power lines (.pdf) Info from PSE&G
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
FOOD SAFETY/WATER SAFETY
ROAD CLOSURES CALL 511
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
Filing Insurance Claims from the Governor's Office (.pdf)
NJ Office of Emergency Management Assistance
Disaster Assistance forms are here
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
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.