By: Reney Waters, Follow South Jersey News Reporting Intern
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.
- Is Your Yard A Little Batty? New Jersey Would Like You To Count Them
- Cape May County Municipalities Receive $6.4M In Grants For Water Infrastructure
- Park Bench Is Dedicated In Honor Of Actor Michael Landon
Follow South Jersey provides local journalism which highlights our diverse communities; fosters transparency through robust, localized, and vital reporting that holds leaders and institutions accountable; addresses critical information needs; supports people in navigating civic life; and equips people with the information necessary to partake in effective community engagement. If there is a story or event you think we should cover, please send your tips to email@example.com with “NEWS” in the subject line.