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An additional 33,000-plus residential buildings in New Jersey are now considered to be in a flood zone under federal maps adopted by the state.

The homes were not considered to be in a flood zone under outdated Federal Emergency Management Agency maps, according to the state Department of Community Affairs’ superstorm Sandy disaster recovery plan, released this week.

The state has adopted FEMA’s Advisory Base Flood Elevation maps, which some officials and homeowners contend are inaccurate and would require many homes to be elevated.

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