Preliminary Flood Maps for Allen Parish, Louisiana, Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of Village of Reeves and unincorporated areas of Allen 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 Allen Parish serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard Areas...

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Volunteer and Donate Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need. Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond. FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters. Doing Business with FEMA...

State of New Mexico, FEMA and Claims Office Launching Outreach Effort, Starting with Text Message Campaign

Santa Fe, NM. — Beginning Dec. 13, impacted individuals and families of Mora and San Miguel counties who applied for FEMA assistance after the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fires and floods and who have not yet filed a claim with the Claims Office, may receive a text message from the Claims Office asking if they are interested in receiving more information about the Claims Office or additional recovery resources. The text message will come from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office and will ask them to select from a series of options to...

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Comal County, Texas, Flood Maps Become Final

DENTON, Texas – New flood maps have been finalized and will become effective on May 8, 2024, for Comal County, Texas. During the next six months, a FEMA compliance specialist will work with the community to update each floodplain ordinance and adopt these new flood maps. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low-to-moderate or high-risk flood zone. The current and future Flood Insurance Rate Map can be viewed on FEMA’s Flood Map Changes Viewer at https://msc.fema.gov/fmcv. By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option...

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Volunteer and Donate Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need. Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond. FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters. Doing Business with FEMA...

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Revised Preliminary Flood Maps for El Paso County, Texas, 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 cities of El Paso, San Elizario and Socorro; the towns of Anthony and Clint; the Village of Vinton; Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo of Texas; and unincorporated areas of El Paso 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 appeal...

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes from June 25-26, 2023.The President’s action makes federal funding available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes in the counties of Arkansas, Faulkner, Lonoke and Poinsett.Federal funding is also available on...

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