FEMA Approves Public Assistance For Cape May County

By: Reney Waters, Follow South Jersey News Reporting Intern

Photo credit: capemay.com

CAPE MAY, NJ — Public assistance has been extended for Hurricane Ida Governor Murphy announced. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) accepted the major disaster declaration for Cape May County.

“We do have assistance, but the majority of the damages happened in North Wildwood,” Denis Brown, Administrative Aide to the County Commissioners of Cape May, said.

Local county businesses have struggled since the storm with severe damages leaving the government to provide non-profit and local governments repairs and reimbursements to continue their businesses. To be able to receive your aid you must coordinate with your local offices that provide emergency assistance and submit cost estimates for reimbursements.

For more information for assistance please visit https://www.nj.gov/governor/index.shtml.

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