Here are some important contact information that may be useful after Hurricane Sandy and the Nor'easter Athena.
Assistance for MSU Students:
If any of your students find themselves in a
seriously difficult situation that may be impeding their ability to
continue their studies to contact Office of the Dean of Students at 973-655-4118 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistance for MSU Employees:
employee who is experiencing serious difficulties related to the storm
should be in contact with his or her supervisor, dean, vice president,
or with Associate Vice President Gilbert Rivera in Human Resources. He can be reached at ext. 5317 or via email at email@example.com
Assistance from AFTNJ for Unit Members:
AFTNJ’s Executive Committee moved money to provide some limited compensation to those who suffered from losses to their homes, cars and property. If you suffered significant losses or want to volunteer to participate in recovery efforts, please complete a short survey. Additional help is also provided through AFT National and other agencies, click here.
For non-immediate health matters or other assistance:
Call 211 or go online at www.nj211.org for help with non-emergency issues, including basic human needs. support for seniors or persons with disabilities, children, or mental health issues.
To file an insurance claim, if you can't find the company or agent's number:
Call the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance at 1-800-446-7467 or go to
To report complaints about insurance companies:
Call the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance at 1-800-446-7467
To report possible consumer fraud or price gouging by contractors or others:
State law makes excessive price increases illegal during a state of emergency, and for 30 days following the end of the emergency. Call the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs at 862-209-0130 or 973-220-3474.
To provide volunteer assistance in the cleanup and restoration effort:
Call 1-800-JERSEY -7 (1-800-537-7397). Backup numbers: 609-775-5236 or 908-303-0471. Volunteers may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This service is managed by the NJ Business Action Center and the Governor's Office of Volunteerism, both divisions within the NJ Department of State.
To request volunteer assistance:
Call 211 or go online at www.nj211.org.