New Jersey residents share $116 million in Irene relief

    With time left to apply for aid, New Jersey residents so far have shared more than $100 million so far in federal disaster aid for Hurricane Irene. Below are some important numbers from NJ.com.

    54,000 people sharing $116 million
    $104 million went to housing and other needs assistance
    $12 million for low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, nonprofits and businesses
    Oct. 31 deadline to apply

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