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

July 17, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Pointe Coupee Parish to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by Tropical Storm Allison in Louisiana, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
July 13, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Following the floods generated by Tropical Storm Allison, President Bush declared a federal disaster in Louisiana on June 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) have teams in the field inspecting damages and many disaster assistance programs are active. The disaster declaration covers 25 parishes.
July 13, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Flood insurance protects your family finances from being destroyed along with your property if you are flooded. Flood insurance claims are paid even if the President does not declare a federal disaster. Filing a claim will NOT adversely affect a policyholder's premiums or policy cancellation. Policies in effect before Tropical Storm Allison will maintain their stated costs and benefits for policyholders for the life of the policy.
July 12, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials have announced July 26, 2001, as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for residents of 12 parishes who are out of work because of Tropical Storm Allison.
July 11, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Disaster assistance for East Feliciana, St. Helena and West Baton Rouge parishes has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison in Louisiana, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was approved based on a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials. The three parishes were added for the aid under the major disaster declaration issued by President Bush on June 11.
July 6, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Following the floods generated by Tropical Storm Allison, President Bush declared a federal disaster in Louisiana on June 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) have teams in the field inspecting damages and many disaster assistance programs are active. The disaster declaration covers 23 parishes.

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