Disaster Recovery Center in Trumann to Close Permanently

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The remaining State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Trumann will close permanently on Sat., Feb. 12. The hours of operation will remain the same until it closes. DRCs in Monette and Newport closed previously. Survivors who were affected by the December severe storms and tornadoes can meet face to face with specialists from FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and state and local agencies to have their questions about disaster assistance answered. They may also upload any documents needed for their applications at the center. After the...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma City and unincorporated areas of Oklahoma 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. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Oklahoma County serve multiple purposes, including defining Special...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Cleveland County, Oklahoma 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 Moore and Oklahoma City and unincorporated areas of Cleveland 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. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Cleveland County serve multiple...

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

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review in Wilson 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...

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

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review in Bexar 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...

Disaster Recovery Centers in Newport and Monette to Close Permanently

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The joint State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Newport and Monette will close permanently on Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5, respectively. The hours of operation will remain the same until they close. Additionally, the DRC in Trumann will continue to be open until further notice. Survivors who were affected by the December severe storms and tornadoes can meet face to face with specialists from FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and state and local agencies to have their questions about disaster assistance answered. They may...

Hurricane Laura and Delta Survivors Living in FEMA Housing Units Given Extension Up to Oct. 31 to Secure Permanent Housing

BATON ROUGE, La. – At the request of the state, FEMA is currently providing about 1,946 households that are survivors of Hurricanes Laura and Delta with additional time to remain in agency-provided housing as they complete the final steps of their recovery. The original end for the program was scheduled for Feb.28. The extension of the temporary housing program may allow occupants to complete their housing plan until Oct. 31. As of part of the extension and in agreement with the state, beginning on March 1, occupants will begin to be...

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Houma

BATON ROUGE, La. – A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Houma to help survivors affected by Hurricane Ida. Survivors can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and have their questions about federal disaster assistance answered at the centers. FEMA specialists are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at the following location: East Park Recreation Center – Parking Lot 107 Robert Street Houma, LA 70363   All centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required...

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Houma

BATON ROUGE, La. – A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Houma to help survivors affected by Hurricane Ida. Survivors can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and have their questions about federal disaster assistance answered at the centers. FEMA specialists are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at the following location: East Park Recreation Center – Parking Lot 107 Robert Street Houma, LA 70363 All centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required for...

Be Cold Weather Aware in your FEMA Temporary Housing Unit

BATON ROUGE, La. – Wintry weather and possibly dangerous road conditions are expected in Louisiana tonight through Friday morning. Here are some winter safety tips for Louisianans living in FEMA temporary housing units: Stay alert to weather warnings and information on road conditions from state and federal authorities. Use the weather radio to monitor the situation and comply with any local official evacuation orders. Should local officials recommend manufactured housing occupants find sturdier shelter, evacuate immediately. Be sure to take pets with you. Survivors living in travel trailers must leave the...

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