Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to Hurricane Zeta Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is now available to certain workers in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes who lost income as a direct result of Hurricane Zeta. The purpose of DUA is to help workers whose primary incomes are lost or interrupted by a federally declared disaster. DUA may be available if the disaster affected your employment — even if you’re self-employed, a farmer or a farm worker — and you fall under one of the following categories: Your workplace was damaged or destroyed...

FEMA Seeking Applicants to Join Hurricane Recovery Team

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA is hiring Louisiana residents who live in areas affected by last year’s hurricanes to join our recovery team as temporary employees. Hiring temporary staff locally allows FEMA to diversify the workforce while affording opportunities for Louisianans. Jobs are available for Voluntary Agency Liaison Specialists in Lafayette, Alexandria, and Lake Charles for temporary positions assisting with disaster response and recovery efforts. These jobs are for local residents to help with FEMA’s work. Potential applicants can view these positions at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588867700. The job posting is open until Jan. 21....

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Incident Period: September 6, 2020 - November 5, 2020Declaration Date: January 15, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

Louisiana Residents Affected by Hurricane Zeta Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes should register with FEMA and apply for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible. Survivors may be eligible to receive assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the hurricane. These parishes were designated eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program under the Major Disaster Declaration signed by President Trump for damage and losses suffered from Hurricane Zeta between Oct. 26 and 29, 2020. If you have...

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Incident Period: August 4, 2020Declaration Date: January 12, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Zeta from Oct. 26-29, 2020. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of Hurricane Zeta. Federal funding is available to the state,...

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Incident Period: September 7, 2020 - September 8, 2020Declaration Date: January 12, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

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Incident Period: October 28, 2020 - November 1, 2020Declaration Date: January 12, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

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Incident Period: October 26, 2020 - October 29, 2020Declaration Date: January 12, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

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

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review by residents and business owners in Somervell County, Texas. Officials encourage property owners 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 period for the maps. New flood hazard information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been generated in coordination with community, state and...

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