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Residents Who Suffered Storm Damage Can Call County Offices

(Clayton) - Beginning Monday, March 29, 2010 Gloucester County residents who incurred damage due to the recent rain storm (March 13, 2010) can contact the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Response.

"FEMA will be in do take preliminary damage assessments and this may be the only financial assistance available for families without flood insurance who suffered damage during the storm," said Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney. 

Residents can call the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management (GCOEM) at 307-7100.  They need to leave their name, address, contact information and the damage they incurred during the storm event.

FEMA , NJ Office of Emergency Management and GCOEM will be conducting the Preliminary Damage Assessments for Individual Assistance (IA).

Freeholder Jean DuBois said that an estimated 300 structures were damaged or flooded during the last storm.  "If your home received damage due to the rain of the previous weekend you should get in touch with the county offices to leave them your information and FEMA will follow up with you," stated DuBois, liaison to the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Response.

The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Response is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and can be reached at 307-7100.