President Joe Biden has approved a federal emergency declaration for the Garden State. The declaration means the federal government will provide financial assistance to the State for the devastating impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The declaration affects all 21 counties in New Jersey.
The death toll from Ida continues to climb in New Jersey. New Jersey Advanced Media reports that the toll has reached 25 in the Garden State, and six people remain missing. Roads in northern New Jersey continue to be flooded out from the storm.