HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Storm cleanup continues in Hackensack, the place so many individuals misplaced a lot.
That space of Bergen County skilled quick-moving floodwaters throughout Ida.
Now, many residents must discover a new place to reside.
On Sunday, Rep. Josh Gottheimer visited Hackensack and referred to as on his chamber to do extra to assist flood victims.
“So, one, helps them get what they want and a spot to remain. After which long run have been targeted on resiliency, on infrastructure. That’s why I’ve a bundle sitting in the home we’ve bought to cross and get to the president’s desk. Long run to repair this stuff, as a result of these 100-year floods at the moment are occurring, sadly, each few years,” Gottheimer mentioned.
A number of residences on the Madison Arms constructing in Hackensack noticed as much as 5 ft of water make its means inside. Gottheimer is asking on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offer speedy help.
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