Military Facility Provides FEMA Base Of Operations During Recovery Efforts

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST -- A range operator uses a backhoe loader to move a fallen tree out of the roadway on Range 65 here Oct. 30, 2012. Several units from the joint base are supporting recovery operations following the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy which struck the base Oct. 29. Several inches of rain, combined with powerful winds, caused power outages in various base housing areas and unit facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Carbajal/Released)

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST – Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is providing an installation support base for FEMA Region II and III relief efforts as it continues its own recovery from Hurricane Sandy. FEMA Region II serves New Jersey and New York while FEMA Region III serves Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

DEP Advises Residents Statewide To Conserve Water In Aftermath Of Storm

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is strongly advising residents statewide to conserve water in the wake of Hurricane Sandy because widespread power outages have forced many public and private water utilities to use emergency generators to treat and pump water.