The Obama Administration is working around the clock to support the impacted states and utilities. To keep up to date with the Federal Government’s response efforts, visit some of the site listed below.
You can learn about the Energy Department’s work and power outages support on the Energy.gov/Sandy webpage. For questions about power restorations or to report a power outage, contact your local utility company.
The Google Crisis map, shown above, has power outage information, shelter and recovery centers, local emergency Twitter feeds, FEMA disaster declared areas and more. It includes toggle able layers so you can find open gas stations and food stores in New Jersey. Google also has a crisis map for New York City.
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management has also published a list of open gas stations, hotels and pharmacies and is encouraging people to use the hashtag #NJOPEN to report up-to-the-minute information.
USA.gov/Sandy is the authoritative source for information regarding the Federal Government’s response efforts. It also includes tips on how to get help, find family and friends, or donate and volunteer.
Visit FEMA.gov/Sandy for updates on disaster relief efforts, applying for disaster relief efforts and recovery updates.