Of the nearly 8,000 New Jersey families that qualified for federal funds to help rebuild, rehabilitate or elevate their homes after Hurricane Sandy, 19 percent still haven't finished their projects or received the green light to move back in.
A love for insects, plus the impact of Hurricane Sandy back in 2012, formed a unique opportunity for a Rutgers-Camden researcher whose findings were published this past December in the journal Ecological Applications.
Homeowners in New Jersey's RREM programs will be notified by the state Department of Community Affairs commissioner if they are eligible to apply to avoid foreclosure actions on homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
For four years, people have worked hard and mostly successfully to erase the deep scars Superstorm Sandy left on the New York and New Jersey coastlines when it crashed ashore with deadly force on Oct. 29, 2012.
After learning some hard lessons from Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is reforming the way it handles appeals from disgruntled policyholders in the National Flood Insurance Program.