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In addition to the hazard mitigation and public health and safety information on Somerset County's website, residents, local government officials and staff, and business owners may find the following resources helpful.

Agencies / Organizations
New Jersey State Police – Office of Emergency Management
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA – Region II (covers New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
American Red Cross – Central New Jersey Chapter

Mitigation Planning
FEMA Hazard Mitigation Planning
FEMA Hazard Mitigation Planning Process
FEMA Local Mitigation Planning Handbook

Flood Insurance and Grant Programs
National Flood Insurance Program
FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (grants)

Regulatory
Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000

Hazard Information
National Weather Service Forecast Office – Philadelphia/Mount Holly
National Weather Service Forecast Office – New York City/Upton, NY

Ready.gov

Other Resources
“FEMA 101 - What Local Officials Need to Know”  (N.J. State League of Municipalities publication)