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Two grant programs available for Sandy victims in nine counties. Following are important resources for information regarding flood zones and insurance.   Read full article here  

FEMA Flood Zone Maps for NJ

In the wake of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, FEMA has published an updated interactive flood zone map that can be accessed by clicking here

Flood Insurance Rate Helpline Available

NJ property owners with questions about National Flood Insurance Program rates now have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

The number is 1-877-287-9804 for people who need information about their flood insurance rates based on the newly released National Flood Insurance Program Preliminary Work Maps for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties.

They are getting a high call volume so follow the prompts and you may be asked to leave your name and number for a return call. It will be possible to provide specific National Flood Insurance rates only if the homeowner has an official elevation certificate.

The State and FEMA will inform the public when additional work maps are released for the additional counties.

The helpline operates from 8 am-4:30 pm Monday – Friday. Be sure to have your insurance policy information available when calling.

Additional information is available at www.floodsmart.gov

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