FEMA Deadline to Apply for February Winter Storms Extended

OKLAHOMA CITY — The deadline to register for Oklahoma residents seeking disaster assistance with FEMA has been extended to May 25 in the 16 counties designated for Individual Assistance following the February winter storms. For eligible homeowners and renters in a designated county, FEMA assistance may include: Property: FEMA may assist with the repair of damage related to burst pipes as well as disaster-damaged heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems, refrigerators and stoves. Other possible repairs that may be covered include: Disaster-related damage to electrical, plumbing or gas in the home. Leaks...

Virtual Information Sessions for Louisiana Storm Survivors Planned (Week 2)

BATON ROUGE, La. –The second week in a series of virtual information sessions on disaster recovery programs and services will take place Apr. 21 through Apr. 24. The sessions will provide survivors with valuable resources needed to assist in their recovery efforts as they rebuild and repair their homes and lives after the recent Louisiana disasters. These virtual information sessions are an alternate response to continue current state disaster recovery efforts during the national pandemic situation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FEMA, USDA, SBA, and various offices...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Ellis County, Texas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the cities of Cedar Hill, Ennis, Garrett, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Midlothian, Oak Leaf, Ovilla, Palmer, Pecan Hill, Red Oak, Venus and Waxahachie as well as unincorporated areas of Ellis County, Texas. 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...

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Incident Period: April 8, 2021 Declaration Date: April 8, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. Events There are no current consultations at this time. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

Virtual Information Sessions for Louisiana Storm Survivors Planned

BATON ROUGE, La. –A series of virtual information sessions on disaster recovery programs and services are planned for Apr. 14 through Apr. 24. The sessions will provide survivors with valuable resources needed to assist in their recovery efforts as they rebuild and repair their homes and lives after the recent Louisiana disasters. These virtual information sessions are an alternate response to continue current state disaster recovery efforts during the national pandemic situation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FEMA, USDA, SBA, and various offices from the State of...

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Incident Period: December 29, 2020 - January 16, 2021Declaration Date: April 8, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

One Month Left to Register with FEMA, Apply for SBA Low-Interest Loans for Severe Winter Storms

BATON ROUGE, La. – Survivors of the severe winter storms in Louisiana in February have one month left to register for a possible federal disaster assistance grant and to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The deadline for both is May 10. FEMA urges everyone who sustained losses from the February winter storms to register. FEMA disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. Residents who were temporarily...

Disaster Legal Services Available for Oklahoma Winter Storm Survivors

OKLAHOMA CITY –Oklahomans living in the 16 designated counties that were impacted during the February severe winter storms who need legal assistance but cannot afford an attorney can call the Disaster Legal Services hotline. The phone number for the legal assistance hotline is 800-522-8065 and is available from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays. The Disaster Legal Services attorneys are not FEMA employees and services are confidential. You can call 2-1-1 outside of those hours. When you call, explain that you are seeking assistance related to the Oklahoma winter storms that...

FEMA Seeking Property Owners to Help House Hurricane Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA is seeking property owners to help survivors find a home after last year’s hurricanes. Hurricanes Laura and Delta affected areas of Southwest Louisiana where affordable housing was already limited, destroying, or making homes unlivable, and worsening the housing shortage. Property owners in the Acadia, Grant, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Allen, Rapides and Vernon parishes are encouraged to reach out to FEMA and its partners to help bring Southwest Louisiana residents home.  Property types needed include multifamily homes, duplexes, community complexes and commercial parks. The properties will...

Louisiana Survivors Affected by Severe Winter Storms Reminded to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisianans in 23 parishes designated for federal assistance are encouraged to register with FEMA as soon as possible if they sustained damage to their homes following the recent winter storms. The deadline to apply is May 10. Disaster assistance can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other serious disaster-related expenses not met by insurance or other assistance programs. Residents who were temporarily forced from their homes because of utility failures should also register with FEMA. Reimbursement for hotel or other temporary rental...

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