News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Lili (DR-1437)

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Tuesday, January 28, 2003 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Lafayette Parish, has been approved for a $5,274,442 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/State of Louisiana Public Assistance Grant for damages and losses caused by...
Tuesday, January 28, 2003 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The city of Abbeville, in Vermillion Parish, has been approved for a $1,531,507 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/State of Louisiana Public Assistance Grant for damages...
Tuesday, January 28, 2003 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $8,632,391 to help pay for emergency response efforts to Hurricane Lili by Southwest LA Electric Membership Corp (SLEMCO...
Thursday, January 2, 2003 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Following the pounding Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili hammered on Southern Louisiana, State and federal recovery assistance totals surged past the quarter billion dollar...
Friday, December 20, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Considering the devastating effects suffered by more than 173,350 Louisianans following tropical storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili, Federal Coordinating Officer, Carlos Mitchell...
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Nearly $45 million dollars is being processed for payment to eligible applicants to reimburse costs of Public Assistance (PA). Other applicants are continuing work in order to...
Monday, December 16, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Professional leadership is important when hurricane winds sweep the parishes and rainfall measures as much as 15 inches in a 24-hour period. "But what also is important in these...
Saturday, December 14, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisiana residents who suffered damage or losses due to Tropical Storm Isidore or Hurricane Lili now have until Jan. 3 to register for federal/state disaster assistance due to a...
Friday, December 13, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- More than $181.7 million in federal-state grants and loans flowed into the 39 parishes declared for the twin disasters, Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili, since the...
Monday, December 9, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Residents of Louisiana's 39 disaster-declared parishes have until Dec.14 to register for disaster assistance if they suffered uninsured or underinsured losses and intend to seek...
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Reporting applicants making fraudulent claims to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an important step in identifying the small percentage of disaster assistance...
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal recovery assistance totals in the two months since Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili hammered Southern Louisiana surged past the $168 million mark, as...
Friday, November 29, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisiana residents who have suffered damage or losses due to the outbreak of severe autumn storms beginning with Tropical Storm Isidore have more time to apply for federal/state...
Monday, November 25, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration line, 800-621-FEMA, will shut down Wed. Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. (CST) for Thanksgiving and reopen Fri., Nov.29 at...
Friday, November 22, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- As the mandatory Dec. 2 registration deadline looms nearer, disaster recovery officials report a continuing outflow of federal-state disaster funds to help Louisiana residents...
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- If you put too much weight on even the strongest pillar it will eventually collapse. And what holds true for things can hold true for people as well. For some hard-hit Louisiana...
Tuesday, November 19, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) officials announced plans to cease operations at their five Louisiana disaster loan-assistance centers at 6 p.m. (close-of-business) on Fri...
Friday, November 15, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Water will find a way. The old saying holds true for more than just the leak in your old roof. It explains a lot about the ever-changing course of a vast interlaced network of...
Friday, November 15, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Louisianans took great care to limit legal gambling to a few very specific locations a few years ago. But every year, hundreds of thousands of residents throughout the state are...
Friday, November 15, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Disaster aid checks continued to pour out and requests for assistance continued to flow in, as more than $18.8 million in new aid was approved and 10,104 new registrations were...

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