Menendez Statement on the Federal Disaster Declaration for South Jersey

Menendez Statement on the Federal Disaster Declaration for South Jersey


WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) released the following statement following today’s announcement that President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties triggering the disbursement of Federal funds to help communities recover from the Severe Storm that occurred on June 23, 2015:

“I am pleased that President Obama has approved New Jersey’s application for federal disaster assistance. Last month’s severe storm caused extensive damage in four southern counties, destroyed homes, knocked out power and caused a major disruption in people’s lives. The federal resources provided under this declaration will help residents and communities pick up the pieces and rebuild.”

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