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Caddo Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:38

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Caddo Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Shreveport Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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This Hurricane Season, Flood Insurance is a Wise Investment

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:21

AUSTIN, Texas – Flooding is a familiar and frequent natural disaster in Texas. Heavy rains are a consistent threat across the state, while hurricanes have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in flood damage to Texas homes and businesses in just the past few years.

A flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program offers Texas residents their best protection against loss. It takes 30 days for a new NFIP policy to go into effect. 

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Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 4 in Columbus

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 12:00

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in Columbus in Colorado County will close at 2 p.m. on June 4.

Colorado County EMS
305 Radio Lane, Room 101
Columbus, TX 78934

2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors While Disaster Recovery

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 09:41

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), at the
Monroe Civic Center, 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, will close on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. The
center will reopen at a new location. Officials will announce the new location once that
information is available.

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