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Wayne Makes Top-10 FEMA Flood Payout List

Of the top towns in New Jersey that have received flood payouts over the past 30 years, Wayne is the only one not along the Jersey Shore.

Wayne is one of the top-10 towns in New Jersey receiving flood insurance payouts from FEMA, according to a new NJSpotlight.com ranking released Monday.

According to the NJ Spotlight list, which examined FEMA flood payouts since 1978, FEMA has paid $5.4 billion to towns in New Jersey.

Of the top ten Garden State towns on the list, Wayne ranked at Number 7, with a reported payout of $119,596,991 since 1978.

NJ Spotlight noted that Wayne is the only town on the list that is not along the Jersey Shore. Topping the list is Toms River, and other towns that made the top ten include Brick, Long Beach, Ocean City, and Atlantic City.

See the entire list, and the NJ Spotlight analysis, here.

YGBFKM February 16, 2014 at 08:15 AM
This is NOT HELPING the overall situation! START DIGGING/CLEANING OUT THE FRIGGIN' RIVERS!

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