News Releases for Louisiana Tropical Storm Isidore (DR-1435)

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Thursday, November 14, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Flood-stricken Louisianans living in high-risk flood areas, also known as special flood hazard areas, who had the foresight to purchase flood insurance from the National Flood...
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials announced plans to cease full-scale operations at the two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Lafayette and Houma and convert the centers...
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The figures are remarkable. In the last quarter-century, more than 165,000 Louisianans with flood insurance have received more than $1.5 billion in loss payments. In the last...
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- High ground does not guarantee that you are safe from floodwaters. But it does mean that you may be eligible for a low-cost Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) available through the...
Tuesday, November 12, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- With nearly 40,000 Louisiana individuals and households approved for direct financial assistance to meet disaster-related necessary expenses and serious needs not covered by...
Tuesday, November 12, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal, state and local governments do all they can to reduce flood hazards that can cost lives as well as billions of dollars in damages and losses to residential and business...
Friday, November 8, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The total of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and state funds committed for the Louisiana recovery effort for Tropical...
Thursday, November 7, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- In a potentially dangerous severe-weather situation would you (and your family) prefer to be among the first or among the last to know? Hint: first is a whole lot better and it...
Thursday, November 7, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The wily weasels that prey on disaster survivors are at it again. This time they're trying to help themselves to a slice of flood insurance claims. The Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, November 5, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal officials announced plans to convert the fully-staffed New Iberia, New Orleans and Slidell Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to U.S. Small Business Administration...
Monday, November 4, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Assumption Parish today was added to the Louisiana disaster declaration by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Joe M. Allbaugh. The parish now will be eligible...
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made 130 low-interest loans totaling $1,100,500 to replenish working capital for Louisiana small businesses as a result of income...
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- In theory, Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili crashed into the Louisiana lowlands months before the actual events occurred. Their make-believe landfalls came in countless...
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Recovery costs of federal and state assistance programs during the first month since Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili hit 44 Louisiana parishes today topped the $100...
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Three more Louisiana parishes today were declared eligible for assistance under provisions of the Individual Assistance (IA) program as a result of the back-to-back landfalls by...
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Disaster assistance registration and Helpline hours for the toll-free number, 800-621-FEMA, change today to 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The line will continue to be open seven days a week....
Wednesday, October 30, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- With their mission accomplished, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Abbeville and Rayne will cease operations at close-of-business 6 p.m., Sat., Nov. 2. The recovery centers...
Monday, October 28, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Nightmares, fears, tears and withdrawal; the psychological after-effects of surviving the distress and damage of Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili may linger with...
Saturday, October 26, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Recovery officials are continuing to evaluate the possibility of providing additional travel trailers to serve as temporary housing in a broad sweep of parishes hit hard by...
Saturday, October 26, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that more than $10 million in disaster loans has been approved for Louisiana residents and businesses stemming from...

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