FEMA Deadline to Apply for February Winter Storms Extended

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, refrigerators and stoves. Other possible repairs that may be covered include: Disaster-related damage to electrical, plumbing or gas in the home. Leaks...
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Virtual Information Sessions for Louisiana Storm Survivors Planned (Week 2)

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 pandemic situation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FEMA, USDA, SBA, and various offices...
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Preliminary Flood Maps for Ellis County, Texas 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 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 insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the...
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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 There are no current consultations at this time. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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Virtual Information Sessions for Louisiana Storm Survivors Planned

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. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FEMA, USDA, SBA, and various offices from the State of...
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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
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One Month Left to Register with FEMA, Apply for SBA Low-Interest Loans for Severe Winter Storms

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, essential home repairs, personal property and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. Residents who were temporarily...
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Disaster Legal Services Available for Oklahoma Winter Storm Survivors

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. When you call, explain that you are seeking assistance related to the Oklahoma winter storms that...
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FEMA Seeking Property Owners to Help House Hurricane Survivors

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 Southwest Louisiana residents home.  Property types needed include multifamily homes, duplexes, community complexes and commercial parks. The properties will...
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Louisiana Survivors Affected by Severe Winter Storms Reminded to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

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 homes because of utility failures should also register with FEMA. Reimbursement for hotel or other temporary rental...
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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. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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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. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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Verifying Proof of Ownership When Applying for FEMA Disaster Assistance

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 help FEMA assess your application, homeowners have several options to meet this requirement. These include: Deed, title or lease....
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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. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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Oklahoma Survivors Affected by Severe Winter Storms Can Upload Documents for FEMA at Local Libraries

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 libraries in these counties prepared to help survivors upload their documents for their FEMA registration. Survivors can also use library computers to...
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Preliminary Flood Maps for Roosevelt County, New Mexico Ready for Public View

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 periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Roosevelt County serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard...
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Preliminary Flood Maps for Kaufman County, Texas Ready for Public View

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 the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Kaufman County serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard Areas...
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Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Grayson County, Texas

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. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken...
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FEMA Cost Share Adjustment Grants Louisiana More Funds for Public Assistance in Hurricane Laura Recovery

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 recover from the hurricane. Five major recipients received grants totaling over $19.6 million more for their...
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Prepare Now for Imminent Dangerous Storms from the Mississippi Valley to Alabama

US Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management AgencyFEMA.gov | Federal Emergency Management Agency - FEMA.gov is experiencing technical difficulties Please check back soon.Reference: AK4805 Original linkOriginal author: mayshaunt.gary
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