RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourage survivors of the March storms and flooding in Mississippi to keep their recovery process on track by calling the FEMA helpline. The deadline to register with FEMA was May 24, but survivors can still call to check on the status of their applications, appeal decisions, update contact information, or ask questions about the process.Language English
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Montana.
Assistance for the State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Language English
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line winds during the period of April 15-16, 2016.Language English
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AUSTIN, Texas – All federal/state disaster recovery centers assisting Texans affected by the April storms and flooding will close on Memorial Day.
Holiday weekend hours will be:
Friday, May 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 28: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 29: Closed
Monday, May 30: Closed (Memorial Day)
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Outreach Center at Deweyville Senior Center in Newton County will also be closed on Memorial Day. Its normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who suffered damage or loss from the April storms and flooding have only 30 more days to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.
The registration deadline is Friday, June 24 for residents with disaster-related damage or loss in 12 Texas counties. Those counties are Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Waller and Wharton.Language English
Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in West Carroll Parish
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) will close on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m.
The center is located at the following address:
Parish School Board Building
410 Willis St.
Oak Grove, La.
Louisiana disaster survivors in West Carroll 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.Language English
DENTON, Texas—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week the selectees for the 2016-2018 National Youth Preparedness Council.
Chandler Villa, a rising senior from Mart High School, will be the sole representative from FEMA Region 6, which serves Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Created in 2012, the council brings together youth leaders from across the country who are interested in preparedness and making a difference in their communities. Council members will also complete preparedness projects.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit McNatt’s True Value Hardware in Marshall to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.
Specialists will be available from May 25-27 at the following location:
Where: McNatt’s True Value Hardware, 2101 Victory Dr., Marshall, TX 75670
Hours: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 25-27Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – Crisis counselors are available to help Texans affected by disaster-related stress in Gregg, Harrison and Marion counties.
For survivors who are having trouble coping or those feeling hopeless, angry or sad—all telltale signs of stress—the Texas crisis counseling hotline will connect them with the help they may need. The toll-free number is 800-832-1009 and the line is answered 24 hours a day.Language English
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, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.Language English
Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Rapides 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 Alexandria Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.Language English
Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from St. Tammany 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 Home Depot in Slidell Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.Language English
‘Mighty Mo’s’ big gun moved to permanent resting place at historic Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the Emergency Food and Shelter Program allocations for jurisdictions to assist organizations dedicated to feeding, sheltering, and providing critical resources to our nation's hungry and homeless. Total funding of $120 million was awarded and made available by Congress for the National Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to support social service agencies in cities and counties across the country.Language English