Mayor Steven Fulop joins the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in announcing that FEMA Disaster Assessment Teams will visit all six wards to provide direct outreach and resources to Jersey City residents still recovering following the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
FEMA will establish Disaster Recovery Centers to provide direct support to residents registering for Individual Assistance programs, including speaking with FEMA reps & reporting their claims. DSA teams, made up of FEMA reps, will canvas the surrounding neighborhoods for outreach & assessment.
The Disaster Recovery Centers and DSA teams will be deployed in all six wards on the following dates:
Monday, September 20, 2021
9 a.m. – Staging area St. Paul’s Avenue & Palisade Avenue
1 p.m. – Staging area Bowers Street & Palisade Avenue
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
9 a.m. – Staging area Division St & Newark Avenue
1 p.m – Staging areas Garfield Avenue & Bayview Avenue
Residents can learn more about federal resources, eligibility, and registration for Individual Assistance claims through FEMA’s website at http://disasterassistance.gov.
For more info on Assessment Teams and to be updated on all Ward locations visit: