Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Kaufman County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review in Kaufman County, Texas. Residents and business owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken place, but before the maps become final, community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day...

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Lowe’s in Thibodaux

BATON ROUGE, La. – Repairing or rebuilding your home? Disaster survivors who are working on their homes after Hurricane Ida can visit Lowe’s in Thibodaux this week to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to best repair their homes. Mitigation advisors will give tips about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage. Most of the information provided is geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available Monday, Oct. 18 through Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m CT. Lowe's Home...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Coal County, Oklahoma Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Coal County, Oklahoma. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the appeal and comment periods for the maps. This is Coal County’s first complete set of digital FIRMs. These maps serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood...

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FEMA Seeking Applicants to Join Hurricane Ida Recovery Team

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents with experience in customer service, data entry, external affairs, logistics and more have several opportunities to join the Hurricane Ida response and recovery effort as temporary employees. Hiring local, temporary staff is one way FEMA diversifies its workforce and broadens its expertise. The following jobs are available, mostly in Baton Rouge, to aid with community recovery needs: Hazard Mitigation Training and Administrative Specialist (posting closes Tuesday, Oct. 12) Data Integration Specialist (posting closes Sunday, Oct. 17, or when 100 applications have been received) External Affairs...

Your Help Is Needed but Donate and Volunteer Wisely

BATON ROUGE, La. – The overwhelming generosity of private donations and volunteers is helping Louisiana communities recover after Hurricane Ida. These efforts can augment the capabilities of local, state and tribal authorities and survivors throughout the recovery process, which may last many months, even years. Volunteers should work with a response or relief agency to make sure their efforts will help those most in need. If you are not already connected with an organization, you can visit Volunteer Louisiana online at volunteerlouisiana.gov to find volunteer opportunities in the affected communities.  Volunteer...

Revised Preliminary Flood Maps for Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the City of Houma and unincorporated areas of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the appeal and comment periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Terrebonne Parish serve multiple purposes, including...

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