Here’s how much the feds have paid N.J. residents to cover Ida damage

New Jerseyans have received more than $175.8 million from the federal government to cover losses and damage due to Hurricane Ida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday.

The funds includes FEMA grants, low-interest small business loans, and flood insurance claims. Among those receiving help were 18,932 families in New Jersey who received $88.5 million from FEMA.

“This money goes directly into the hands of survivors and allows them to start on the road to recovery, while helping them achieve their long-term goals and begin to return to a sense of normalcy,” said Patrick Cornbill, FEMA’s federal coordinating officer.

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