Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish) disaster recovery center will close Friday, May 6 at 6 p.m.
The center is located at the following address:
Town of Lake Providence Community Center
1320 Sparrow St.
Lake Providence, La.
Louisiana disaster survivors in Lake Providence may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call
DENTON, Texas– There are new, preliminary flood maps for residents and business owners in Jackson County to review. Local, state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials teamed up to produce them.
Residents and business owners are encouraged to view the maps for a better understanding of their flood risks. This understanding will help make informed decisions about building plans. It will also help decide whether to purchase flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program.Language English
Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Columbia, Caldwell Parish and Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish
The centers are located at the following addresses:
Caldwell Parish Community Center
104 Henderson St.
Old Martin Junior High School
825 Highway 8
Sicily Island, La.
Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Transitions to Fixed Location for Louisiana Survivors
BATON ROUGE, La. – The mobile disaster recovery center in Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) will transition to a fixed location beginning Wednesday, May 4.
The mobile disaster recovery center will change locations on Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. and then open at the following fixed address:
West Carroll Parish School Board Building
410 Willis St.
Oak Grove, La.
RIDGELAND, Miss. – The disaster recovery centers operated jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are closed, but help is still available for Mississippians affected by the March floods.
The FEMA helpline can assist with appeals, answer questions, provide the status of applications and discuss the documents needed to move an application forward.Language English
ATLANTA --The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognized Louisville-Jefferson County, Ky as a premier participant in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). With additional steps the community has taken, Louisville-Jefferson County is now the first community in Kentucky, and only the second in the eastern US, to receive a CRS Class 3 rating.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – Residents in Parker County with losses or damage from the severe storms and flooding of April 17-24 should register for federal disaster assistance with FEMA, even if they registered with the agency following the March storms.Language English
St. Tammany and Calcasieu Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Centers
Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster Survivors from Caddo, St. Tammany and Calcasieu parishes who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The mitigation representatives will be available at Lowe’s in Slidell and Lowe’s in Sulphur from Monday, May 2 until Saturday, May 7.Language English
DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife seeking great shots of Delaware anglers for annual photo contest
DUPONT, Wash. – After two record-breaking wildfire seasons burned over 1.6 million acres of the Evergreen State, Washington continues to make headway in its recovery, which may be spurred by $170 million in federal disaster assistance, according to officials with the Washington Military Department’s Emergency Management Division (EMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).Language English
Atlanta -- Five years after tornadoes devastated the southeast and resulted in four federal disaster declarations in five days, hard-hit communities are building back stronger. To date, assistance to residents and communities in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee from the Federal Emergency Management Agency totals more than $504 million.Language English
Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Winnsboro, Franklin Parish
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Winnsboro (Franklin Parish) disaster recovery center will close Saturday, April 30 at 6 p.m.
The center is located at the following address:
Franklin Parish Public Works Building
8327 Highway 17
Louisiana disaster survivors in Winnsboro may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.Language English
ATLANTA-- Newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for coastal areas of Flagler County, FL will be available for residents to review at a public open house at the Hammock Community Center on May 5, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Flood maps show the extent to which areas are at risk for flooding, and when updated maps become effective they are used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas — In the face of disaster, Texans always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?”
If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks that can aid in recovery – cleaning-up and rebuilding are two of the biggest. The Federal Emergency Management Agency suggests that volunteering through a local voluntary organization may be the best way to find meaningful volunteer work after the disaster.Language English