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June 11, 2002
News Release
Washington, DC -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) who administer the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are urging Louisiana property owners who purchased flood insurance in the wake of Tropical Storm Allison to be sure to renew their policies and not be fooled into thinking such a devastating disaster can't happen again.
September 14, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisiana disaster victims who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. September 21 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. Homeowners, renters, farmers, agricultural producers and business owners who sustained damage between June 5 and June 22 from Tropical Storm Allison are encouraged to apply. Call the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration number at
September 14, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Louisiana residents and business owners recover from damages received from Tropical Storm Allison, June 5 through 22. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts for the period ending September 13, 2001.
September 7, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Louisiana residents and business owners recover from damages received from Tropical Storm Allison, June 5 through 22. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts for the period ending September 6, 2001.
September 7, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Monday, September 10, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change the hours of operation of its toll-free registration and Helpline numbers. Services will be available Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday. All Louisiana homeowners, renters, farmers and business owners who sustained damage between June 5 through June 22, as result of Tropical Storm Allison, should register with FEMA for disaster assistance, by calling 1-800-462-9029. The TTY number for hearing- or speech-impaired is 1-800-462-7585.
September 5, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- The last day to register for federal disaster assistance is Friday, September 21, 2001. Residents of Louisiana who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Allison between June 5 and 22 must register before that day for federal disaster assistance programs. Federal assistance programs are available for help with damages suffered only during that tropical storm, June 5 through June 22. Damages caused by recent heavy rains in southern Louisiana do not qualify under the current disaster declaration.
August 31, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Louisiana residents and business owners recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison from June 5-22. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts for the period ending August 31, 2001.
August 30, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- The National Teleregistration Center will be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, September 1-3, to observe the Labor Day holiday. Disaster victims who have not registered by 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, will have to wait until Tuesday, September 4, to register.
August 24, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisiana residents who have suffered losses because of the wind-driven rain and floods of Tropical Storm Allison now have until Friday, September 21 to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. Col. Mike Brown of the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) made the request, which was immediately approved by Federal Coordinating Officer Bill Carwile.
August 24, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Louisiana residents and business owners recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison from June 5-22. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts for the period ending August 24, 2001.

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