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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, refr ...

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 pandemi ...

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 ...

FEMA created new blog post 5385 in FEMA News 4 days ago

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

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. < ...

FEMA created new blog post 4593 in FEMA News 1 week ago

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 ...

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, ess ...

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. < ...

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 So ...

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 ...

FEMA created new blog post 4592 in FEMA News 2 weeks ago

Incident Period: February 8, 2021 - February 19, 2021Declaration Date: March 31, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

FEMA created new blog post 5384 in FEMA News 2 weeks ago

Incident Period: March 29, 2021 Declaration Date: March 29, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. Ne ...

OKLAHOMA CITY –Oklahomans living in the 16 designated counties that were recently impacted by the severe winter storms, may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. If you are a homeowner who applied to FEMA for disaster assistance, you must provide proof of ownership and occupancy to help with repairs to your damaged home. FEMA verifies ownership through virtual inspection, automated public and government records or through documents submitted by the applicant. To he ...

FEMA created new blog post 4591 in FEMA News 3 weeks ago

Incident Period: January 20, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: March 28, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Roosevelt County, New Mexico. 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 perio ...

OKLAHOMA CITY—The State of Oklahoma and FEMA are now partnering with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and local libraries in the counties approved for federal assistance to make it easier for survivors to upload documents needed for their FEMA application for disaster aid. The 16 eligible counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner. There are 83 libr ...

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Kaufman 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 and comment periods for ...

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Grayson 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 90-day appeal and comment period. < ...

BATON ROUGE, La.--- Damage from Hurricane Laura was of such severity that it crossed the threshold of FEMA’s normal Public Assistance cost-share rate of 75% and allowed the State of Louisiana to receive a rarely reached cost- share rate of 90% for eligible damages. This resulted in almost $22 million more for applicants to fund projects. From rebuilding parish buildings to repairing sewer systems to restoring a children’s hospital, these projects are helping Louisiana communities ...

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — FEMA is committed to helping all Oklahoma residents who were affected by the winter storms, including anyone requiring specialized assistance. FEMA’s guidance is intended to ensure that individuals who have access and functional needs receive lawful and equal assistance before, during and after a disaster. Survivors in 16 Oklahoma counties are eligible for federal assistance. The counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferso ...

DENTON, Texas – Oklahomans in 16 counties designated for federal assistance should register with FEMA now if they sustained damage to their homes following the recent winter storms. Two weeks have passed since the president granted a major disaster declaration. 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. The 16 eligible counties are Can ...

DENTON, Texas – During the recent winter storms, many Oklahomans in the 16 designated counties may have sustained damages to their home and property.  Homeowners and renters who have insurance and are applying for FEMA disaster assistance must also file an insurance claim as soon as possible. When applicants apply to FEMA , they are asked if they are insured. Insurance is then taken into consideration as their application is processed. Fortunately, insurance provides more ...

BATON ROUGE, La. – Even if you registered for federal assistance because you suffered hurricane damage last year, you must re-register for assistance if you incurred damage from February’s winter storms Feb. 11 – 19. Having received disaster assistance from a previous federally declared disaster does not preclude you from registering for assistance under a newly declared disaster if you are eligible. Survivors in Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Clai ...

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana homeowners and renters affected by the February winter storms who live in parishes that have recently been designated for Individual Assistance could be eligible for help from FEMA. The parishes are: Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, DeSoto, East Baton Rouge, Franklin, Grant, LaSalle, Madison, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, Webster, West Carroll, and Winn. I ...

FEMA created new blog post 4590 in FEMA News 1 month ago

Incident Period: February 11, 2021 - February 19, 2021Declaration Date: March 9, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

DENTON, Texas –If you are a renter in one of the 16 counties designated for individual assistance and sustained damage or losses from the Oklahoma severe winter storms, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance.  The counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa, and Wagoner. If the house or apartment you are renting is your primary residence and is in one o ...

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FEMA created new blog post 4589 in FEMA News 1 month ago

Incident Period: January 13, 2021Declaration Date: March 4, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. N ...

DENTON, Texas – Oklahoma homeowners and renters in the 16 counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. The counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa, and Wagoner. After applying for assistance, if you received a letter from FEMA that says you’re ineligible for help or that there is “no decision ...