Three Additional Louisiana Parishes Designated for Individual Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – Homeowners and renters in Caddo, La Salle and St. Landry Parishes may now apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Laura. To be eligible for federal disaster aid, storm damage and losses from the hurricane and flooding must have occurred as a result of Hurricane Laura from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27. Eighteen parishes were previously included in the federal declaration to help homeowners and renters. They are Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Grant, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lincoln, Morehouse,...

Last Chance to Visit Drive-Thru Disaster Recovery Center in Lacassine

BATON ROUGE, La.  – Hurricane Laura survivors in Jefferson Davis Parish have until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15 to visit the drive-thru disaster recovery center at Lacassine High School. Any survivor who registered with FEMA and wants to have documents scanned and entered into their case file can visit the center at Lacassine High School, 409 Algonia Ave., before it closes at 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. FEMA has several other drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers open for Hurricane Laura survivors to drop off documents and check the status of their applications....

September 13, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 13, 2020 National Current Operations and MonitoringSignificant Incidents or Threats: WildfiresCOVID-19Critical Fire weather - Northern Intermountain and Central Great BasinTropical Activity: Atlantic: Tropical Cyclone SallyTropical Cyclone Paulette Tropical Cyclone ReneTropical Cyclone TwentyDisturbance 1: Low (20%)Disturbance 2: High (70%)Disturbance 3: Low (20%)Eastern Pacific: Tropical Cyclone KarinaCentral Pacific: No new tropical cyclones expected during the next five daysWestern Pacific: No activity affecting U.S. interestsDeclaration Activity: Amendment No. 8 to FEMA-4559-DR-LAFMAG Approved – Brattain Fire, OR FEMA Daily Ops Briefing 09-13-2020.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery...

September 12, 2020

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 12, 2020 Significant Activity - September 11-12, 2020 National Current Operations & Monitoring Significant Incidents or Threats: •   Wildfires - Western U.S.•   COVID-19 Tropical Activity:•   Atlantic:   ○   Tropical Cyclone Paulette   ○   Tropical Cyclone Rene   ○   Tropical Depression Nineteen   ○   Disturbance 1 - Low (30%)   ○   Disturbance 2 - High (90%)   ○   Disturbance 3 - Medium (60%)•   Eastern Pacific:   ○   Disturbance 1 - Low (20%)   ○   Disturbance 2 - High (80%)•   Central Pacific: No tropical cyclones are expected during the next 5 days•   Western Pacific: No...

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FEMA Rental Assistance May Be Valuable Housing Solution for Laura Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents displaced from their homes by Hurricane Laura may find FEMA rental assistance to be an important way to move their recovery forward. FEMA rental assistance is a temporary grant to survivors to pay for somewhere to live while they work on permanent housing plans such as repairing or rebuilding their home. Options include renting an apartment, home or travel trailer that can keep survivors near their jobs, schools, homes and places of worship. Survivors can find places by searching online or in their local newspaper....

Applying for Federal Disaster Assistance Usually Takes Two Steps

BATON ROUGE, La.  –  It usually takes two steps for survivors of Hurricane Laura to access the greatest possible amount of federal help.  Step one: Use one of several ways to apply for FEMA assistance. Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov. Download the FEMA mobile app. Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Multilingual operators are available. Survivors in the following parishes may be...

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