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  1. Flood Statistics Prove Importance of Flood InsuranceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . - Every home is vulnerable to flooding. Just an inch of water can cause thousands of dollars' worth of damage.

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  2. Disaster Recovery Center in Vermilion Parish Will Transition to...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 4 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening a disaster loan outreach center on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Vermilion Parish to assist Louisiana flood survivors.

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  3. Livingston Parish Schools Clean Up and Reopen with Federal HelpRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . -Livingston Parish school campuses have reopened for students and teachers with the help of a $17.5 million FEMA grant.

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  4. Many Services Still Available for Survivors at Disaster Recovery CentersRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Every Louisiana flood survivor has unique needs that arise along the road to recovery, so FEMA's disaster recovery centers and their staffs are still available to meet as many of those needs as possible.

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  5. Louisiana Flood Survivors Can Get FEMA Rebuilding AdviceRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . -Local home-improvement stores and FEMA have teamed up to provide free information to survivors repairing or rebuilding their homes safer and stronger following Louisiana's August severe storms and floods.

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  6. Understand the Flood Insurance Claim ProcessRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La .-If you had damage following Louisiana's historic severe storms and floods, state and federal officials encourage you to monitor the insurance claims process after reporting your loss. You have 120 days from the date of your loss to file a claim if you're a National Flood Insurance Program policyholder in Louisiana.

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  7. Louisiana Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to November 14Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Louisianans in parishes affected by August flooding now have until Monday, Nov.14, 2016, to register for federal disaster assistance. The State of Louisiana and FEMA advise that the deadline to apply for disaster assistance has been extended, so that all eligible residents have enough time to apply for assistance.

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  8. Louisiana: Request for Public Assistance Deadline ApproachesRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Louisiana governments and certain private nonprofits affected by August's severe storms and floods must submit their Request for Public Assistance by Saturday, Oct. 15, for FEMA to consider them for Public Assistance . FEMA's PA program may assist eligible applicants with disaster-related expenses such as debris removal, managing the immediate response, and repairing or rebuilding facilities, buildings, roads and bridges.

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  9. Louisiana Gets FEMA Money for Debris Cleanup, Home Repair Program, Public SafetyRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    FEMA has awarded the state approximately $146 million to reimburse local entities for expenses related to response and recovery efforts as a result of August's severe storms and floods. Nearly $95 million for the state's Shelter at Home program that provides emergency repairs to disaster-damaged homes of disaster survivors.

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  10. Deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance ApproachingRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - You have until Friday, Oct. 14 to apply for disaster unemployment assistance if you lost work as a result of Louisiana's August severe storms and floods.

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  11. Louisiana Flood Survivors Can Still Get FEMA Rebuilding AdviceRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    As Louisianans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by August floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and local hardware and home-improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information on making homes stronger and safer. FEMA mitigation specialists are still on hand to provide information at the following area Home Depot and Lowe's stores through Oct. 15. They are available to answer questions and offer home-improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

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  12. Louisiana Flood Survivors Can Get FEMA Rebuilding Advice at Home Improvement StoresRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    As Louisianans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by August floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and local hardware and home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information on making homes stronger and safer. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to provide information at area Lowe's stores from Sept.

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  13. Disaster Recovery Center in Iberville Parish Closing FridayRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept.

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  14. FEMA Extends Grace Period to Renew Flood Insurance Policies in Declared Louisiana ParishesRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that due to the damage and displacement caused by recent flooding, the grace period to renew flood insurance policies has been extended to 120 days, for certain parishes in Louisiana. "We've seen major destruction to communities across the state; thousands of Louisianans have been displaced," said Roy Wright, deputy associate administrator for FEMA's Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration.

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  15. Your Right of Appeal for FEMA Disaster AssistanceRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . - If your house flooded and you did not have flood insurance, you may have received some federal financial assistance for the August flooding.

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  16. Future Disaster Assistance? Keep Flood Insurance CurrentRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . - If your house flooded and you did not have flood insurance, you may have received some federal financial assistance for the August flooding.

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  17. Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Pointe Coupee Parish Closing FridayRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept.

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  18. Disaster Recovery Center in Iberville Parish Closing FridayRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept.

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  19. How Louisiana Property Owners Can Help Disaster SurvivorsRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    If you own a multi-family dwelling that needs repairs and are willing to lease to eligible FEMA applicants, then you may be interested in the Multi-Family Lease and Repair Program . This FEMA program provides funds to make rental units habitable again, and at the same time helps survivors of the severe August storms and floods.

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  20. Survivors in St. James and West Baton Rouge Parishes May Receive FEMA Help, Urged to RegisterRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    BATON ROUGE, La . - Survivors in 22 Louisiana parishes may now be eligible for federal disaster assistance as a result of the continuing severe storms and floods that began Aug. 11. St. James and West Baton Rouge parish disaster survivors may now be eligible for federal disaster assistance.

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