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  1. Long, hard recovery slog begins in flood-ravaged LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... reopening this week. Debris removal started this weekend in heavily-damaged Baton Rouge neighborhoods. Roy Wright, FEMA's deputy associate administrator for insurance, said more than 25,000 claims already have been filed with the National Flood ...

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  2. Local food and shelter programs encouraged to apply for federal moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Peak Of Ohio

    Logan County has been chosen to receive $6,252 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Local agencies providing these services are encouraged to apply to receive all or a portion of those dollars by the August 31 deadline.

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  3. How many houses, people flooded in Louisiana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NOLA.com

    ... known for a long time, Gov. John Bel Edwards has estimated 30,000 people were rescued and 60,646 houses were damaged. FEMA says 109,398 people or households have applied for housing help, and 25,000 National Flood Insurance Program claims have been ...

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  4. The Latest: Flood damage at least $110M to Louisiana agRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NewsOK.com

    ... flood insurance policies in south Louisiana parishes heavily damaged by flooding has been extended to 120 days. FEMA announced the extension Monday, saying it gives policyholders "one less thing to worry about" while they're trying to repair homes ...

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  5. FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Wellesley FireRead the original story

    Monday | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Wellesley Fire burning in Spokane County, Washington. FEMA Region X Regional Administrator, Kenneth D. Murphy determined that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.

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  6. Vintage developers submit plans for Carson City projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nevada Appeal

    Developers of the proposed Vintage at Kings Canyon project submitted their application to the Carson City planing department last week. The submission includes applications for master plan and zoning map amendments, planned unit development tentative map and a special use permit.

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  7. Community rehonors the dead 5 years after Irene tears through cemeteryRead the original story

    Monday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    All this week Channel 3 News is looking back at what Tropical Storm Irene did to our region and how communities are doing five years later. We begin with a look at how the storm dishonored the dead when it hit hard at a cemetery in Rochester.

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  8. Louisiana Flood Victims Unaware They Live in a Flood ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    Louisiana flood victims are discovering a new nightmare as many residents who lack flood insurance coverage weren't aware that they lived in a flood zone. Insurance Commissioner of Louisiana Jim Donelan said there is assistance available for uninsured and underinsured properties owners through the Federal Emergency Management Agency program and FEMA's National Insurance Program which aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures.

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  9. Underfire Obama heads to flood-hit Louisiana Washington (AFP) - Fresh ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    Fresh from a two-week vacation, President Barack Obama visits flood-hit Louisiana on Tuesday, hoping to offer support to devastated communities and silence his critics. Obama has been lampooned for not cutting short his Martha's Vineyard holiday to visit the Gulf Coast state, where heavy rains have submerged thousands of homes.

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  10. FEMA Extends Grace Period to Renew Flood Insurance Policies in Declared La, ParishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    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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  11. La. residents watch houses, wait for water to recedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... been out of her home for more than a week. She said she applied for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency; FEMA officials told her she is eligible for help to stay at hotels, but the hotels say she is not eligible, she said. So she ...

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  12. Long road to recovery ahead for Louisiana flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... door. He lost his furniture and his car, and hasn't heard from his landlord about when the house might be repaired. FEMA started covering his motel costs Sunday, though he's not sure for how long. "I hope to God FEMA give me enough so I can start ...

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  13. The Hill, Fox News Critical of Liberal Media Bias on George...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Accuracy In Media

    ... said Thursday Obama would spend the day golfing. While a White House spokeswoman said the president also spoke with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to get an update after Fugate's visit to the area, there are currently no confirmed plans for Obama ...

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  14. NOAA, NASA support flood response with dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Computer News

    ... ever existed. NASA, meanwhile, has created a rapid-response team that provides data and analysis to organizations like FEMA; it has responded with satellite mapping of the Nepalese earthquake and data on rainfall for the recent deadly flooding in ...

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  15. Local news in brief for Aug. 23, 2016Read the original story

    Monday | St. Augustine Record

    Federal Emergency Management Agency and St. Johns County are hosting community outreach meetings regarding recently proposed floodplain map updates on the following dates: Community officials, FEMA representatives, and insurance professionals will be available to answer questions regarding the proposed updates and the flood zone appeal process. Released in May, the proposed updates are based on results of a recent floodplain study.

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  16. Is the Louisiana Flooding More Devastating Than Hurricane Sandy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mother Jones

    ... organization. "It's the largest volume of people in need of emergency shelter in the last four yearsIn addition, FEMA has reported really high numbers of people registering for emergency assistance, which is another indicator we're going by." About ...

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  17. News roundup: Volunteers still needed after flood a FEMA extends...Read the original story

    Monday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... applies to flood insurance policies with a 30-day grace period that ends sometime between Aug. 11 and Sept. 10. FEMA says more than 25,000 flood insurance policyholders have submitted claims for losses during Louisiana's catastrophic flooding so ...

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  18. Scaled-back plans for Hartford park move forwardRead the original story

    Monday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Hartford officials will be talking with area land regulators soon about a federal agency's approval of scaled-back plans to convert a flood-ravaged site into a park. The Valley News reports the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week said the $350,000 park design endangers people by encouraging them to gather near the Ottauquechee River.

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  19. new Latest on Louisiana flooding: 2,800 people remain in shelters afterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC 33/40

    ... flood insurance policies in south Louisiana parishes heavily damaged by flooding has been extended to 120 days. FEMA announced the extension Monday, saying it gives policyholders "one less thing to worry about" while they're trying to repair homes ...

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  20. Clinton: Still no plans to visit flood-ravaged LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Examiner

    Hillary Clinton will not travel to the flood-ravaged state of Louisiana any time soon, despite President Obama's plan to visit the Pelican State on Tuesday. Clinton said she would eventually go, but not until she is sure having her campaign in the state wouldn't be a disruption to the relief efforts currently underway.

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