Louisiana Tropical Storm Allison (DR-1380)

Incident period: June 5, 2001 to June 22, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 11, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 10, 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 Tropical Storm Allison that occurred June 5-11. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts for the period ending August 10, 2001.
August 8, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisiana residents who have suffered losses because of the floods and wind-driven rain of Tropical Storm Allison have more time to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today advised state officials that it had granted the state's request to extend the registration period from August 10 to August 24.
August 6, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- The near miss by Tropical Storm Barry and June's Tropical Storm Allison, with its days of wind driven rain and rising floodwaters, are a wake up call. State and federal disaster recovery officials remind residents that hurricane season is here.
August 3, 2001
News Release
$69 Million in Disaster Assistance; 56,820 Applicants Registered; $24 Million Approved for Disaster Housing; $24 Million in Individual and Family Grants Approved; $17 Million in SBA Loans $4.6 Million in Public Assistance
August 3, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials have announced August 12, 2001, as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for residents of three parishes who are out of work because of Tropical Storm Allison. This deadline affects residents of East Feliciana, St. Helena, and West Baton Rouge parishes.
August 3, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Residents of Louisiana who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Allison between June 5 and 22 have only one week remaining to register for federal disaster assistance programs. The last day to register for federal disaster assistance is Friday, August 10, 2001. Those who have suffered damages and don't register during the open application period will not be eligible for programs currently available.

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