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

June 29, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Anyone can be flooded. You may think you are above the high water mark, but flash floods can occur at almost any elevation. Spring rains, heavy thunderstorms, and tropical storms-each can cause serious flooding, even in areas that are normally high and dry.
June 29, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Operating hours for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free registration line as of Thursday, June 28, 2001, are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.
June 27, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Flood insurance helps policyholders get their lives back in order and their homes back in shape after a flood. If you were flooded and have flood insurance, you may be eligible for additional assistance.
June 27, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- For Louisiana residents who wish to have face-to-face meetings with Recovery Specialists to get answers to questions and check on the status of their applications, the time for visiting three Disaster Recovery Centers is getting shorter. State and federal officials have announced the closing of the Disaster Recovery Centers and the opening of U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshops in those facilities. The following three Disaster Recovery Centers will continue to offer all services to applicants through 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30:
June 26, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- In the unsettled days and weeks following a disaster, people whose lives have been disrupted must make many decisions that may be confusing and difficult to sort out. State and federal disaster recovery officials advise Louisiana residents to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean and repair disaster damage or remove disaster debris.
June 26, 2001
News Release
Baton Rouge, LA -- Debris from Tropical Storm Allison may contain toxic waste, which can contaminate well water and pose a health threat to children and pets at play. Heat and humidity can cause mold to grow in water damaged carpet, furniture, wallboard and particle board. Failure to remove water-damaged items may cause health problems. By taking some basic precautions, you can help prevent many injuries as well as the possibility of some diseases.

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