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Se Buscan Empleados Locales para Trabajar en la Recuperación

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:39

BATON ROUGE, La. –Los residentes de Louisiana que están interesados en obtener un empleo temporal después de las severas tormentas e inundaciones de marzo tienen ahora la oportunidad de aprender sobre el proceso de recuperación. La Comisión Laboral de Louisiana, en colaboración con la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés), está anunciando puestos disponibles en las oficinas de recuperación por desastre en Baton Rouge, Pineville (parroquia de Rapides) y West Monroe (parroquia de Ouachita). Los puestos son trabajos temporales a tiempo completo.

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Texas Storm Survivors Should ‘Stay in Touch’ with FEMA

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 10:12

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with FEMA following the March tornadoes and flooding are encouraged to “stay in touch,” even after the May 18 application deadline.

The deadline applies to individuals with storm-related damage or loss in Erath, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hood, Jasper, Limestone, Marion, Newton, Orange, Parker, Shelby and Tyler counties.

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Local Employees Wanted for Jobs in Louisiana Disaster Recovery from March Floods

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 09:26

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents looking for temporary work following the March severe storms and flooding have an opportunity to learn firsthand about the recovery process. The Louisiana Workforce Commission, in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is advertising open positions at the disaster recovery offices in Baton Rouge, Pineville (Rapides Parish) and West Monroe (Ouachita Parish). These are temporary, full-time jobs.

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Free Legal Help Available to Low-Income Texans Affected by April Floods

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 15:48

AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster often invites chaos, which can result in disagreement: tenants and landlords bicker over re-entry to damaged apartments, homeowners and contractors argue over billing for unfinished or subpar repairs.

“These are just some of the difficulties that Texas survivors may be facing after the recent flooding that may require legal assistance,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Kevin Hannes, who is in charge of FEMA’s operations in Texas. “For those who can’t afford it, help is available.”

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FEMA Announces 2016 Youth Preparedness Council Members

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:46

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the selectees for the 2016–2018 Youth Preparedness Council.

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Hurricane Season Approaches

FEMA Region III News Releases - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 09:31

PHILADELPHIA - As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, FEMA Region III continues to proactively work with its state, local, and federal partners to increase preparedness, coordinate response and recovery capabilities, and empower individuals to take an active role in preparing themselves, their families, and their communities.

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Hurricane Season Approaches

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 09:31

PHILADELPHIA - As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, FEMA Region III continues to proactively work with its state, local, and federal partners to increase preparedness, coordinate response and recovery capabilities, and empower individuals to take an active role in preparing themselves, their families, and their communities.

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Ayuda sigue disponible después del cierre del Centro de Recuperación por Desastre

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:24

BATON ROUGE, La. – El Centro de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) en   Bossier City cerrará sus puertas el martes 17 de mayo a las 6 p.m. 

El DRC está localizado en la siguiente dirección:

City of Bossier Public Safety Complex

5850 Shed Road

Bossier City, La.

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Bossier Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:23

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Bossier Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Bossier City will close on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

 

City of Bossier Public Safety Complex

5850 Shed Road

Bossier City, La.

 

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SBA Disaster Loan May Help in Recovery Process

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:25

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Disaster survivors in Mississippi who apply for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and are referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration are advised to submit an SBA loan application to ensure that the disaster recovery process continues.

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FEMA Offers Free Resources for Property Owners Rebuilding After Disaster

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 13:38

AUSTIN, Texas – FEMA offers a wide range of free resources for Texas homeowners and businesses who are making repairs or rebuilding after a disaster.

FEMA maintains an extensive online library, including bilingual and multimedia resources, which describes the measures contractors or do-it-yourselfers can take to reduce risks to property. FEMA publications can be viewed online and downloaded to any computer.

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Natchitoches Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:00

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Natchitoches Parish Disaster Recovery Center will close on May 14 at 4:00 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

Sheriff’s Office of Community Services

726 3rd Street

Natchitoches, La.

 

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Natchitoches Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:39

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Richland Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Rayville will close on Saturday, May 14 at 4 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

Sheriff’s Annex
112 S. Eugene Street
Rayville, La.

Louisiana disaster survivors in Richland Parish may still visit centers in other parishes to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

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Fill Out an SBA Loan Application or You Could be Leaving Money on the Table

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:58

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or loss from the April flooding and were referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration could lose some income-based FEMA grants if they don’t complete and submit SBA’s loan application.

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Parker County

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:38

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit Gibson's Ace Hardware and Simms Lumber Do-it-Best in Parker County to offer tips and techniques that can lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available at the following locations:

Where:           Gibson’s Ace Hardware, 411 S. Main St., Weatherford, TX 76086

Hours:            8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12-14

9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 15

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Hood County

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:15

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit The Home Depot in Hood County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available at the following location:

Where:           The Home Depot, 415 E. Hwy 377, Granbury, TX 76048

Hours:            7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12-14

8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Hood County

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:15

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit The Home Depot in Hood County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available at the following location:

Where:           The Home Depot, 415 E. Hwy 377, Granbury, TX 76048

Hours:            7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 12-14

8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15

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