Hurricane Florence Information & Resources

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJ OEM) and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) are closely monitoring the current coastal storm Hurricane Florence. You can find updated storm information by visiting the FEMA and NJOEM websites.  

Find out more information on how to prepare and plan for Hurricane situations by visiting the FEMA Ready.gov website. 

Individuals residing in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia who are seeking daily updates and safety information can text Florence to 898-211 for more information. 

Emergency Shelter

If you are in the path of Hurricane Florence, listen to local officials for evacuation orders. If you need a safe place to go, text SHELTER and your zip code (i.e. SHELTER 12345) to 43362 (4FEMA) to locate an open emergency shelter near you. You can also look up shelters on the FEMA App

Free Temporary Storage

SpareFoot is donating up to $10,000 in free storage to those affected by Hurricane Florence

How to take advantage: 

  • Find and reserve a storage in North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia, or call 877-687-9771.
  • After you reserve your storage, you will receive an email explaining how to claim your gift card. 
  • SpareFoot will send you an Amazon Gift Card to reimburse for one month of storage up to $100. 

The SpareFoot offer may not be combined with any other offers customers may have received from other storage partners. Taxes, fees, and insurance costs are not eligible. 

New Jersey Recovery Resources

Ocean Resort and Casino Atlantic City will be offering free lodging for people displaced by Hurricane Florence. Guests must provide a valid driver's license showing 'residence in the areas adversely affected and directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.' Find out more information about this assistance here

HelpNJNow.org is dedicated to supporting Hurricane Florence response and recovery efforts. Visit this website to find out more information on these efforts and how you can help.