News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Lili (DR-1437)

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Monday, October 28, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- A fast-working cadre of damage assessment inspectors deployed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has evaluated 85,934 residences damaged by the back-to-back...
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...
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...
Friday, October 25, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Homeowners, landlords and business owners are urged to check with local and parish governments regarding permits before repairing or rebuilding a structure damaged by winds or...
Friday, October 25, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Unemployed and self-employed workers whose jobs were lost or interrupted by the effects of Hurricane Lili have until Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, to register for disaster unemployment....
Friday, October 25, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) officials continue response and recovery efforts for those affected by Tropical...
Thursday, October 24, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- With more than $31.1million in disaster housing funds issued to thousands of flood-stricken Louisianans in the wake of Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili, state and federal...
Thursday, October 24, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The two joint federal-state mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) currently visiting outlying parishes in southern Louisiana will each make three-day stops in Ville Platte and...
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Teams of state and federal community-relations specialists are visiting Louisiana's eight newly declared disaster parishes to provide information about available disaster...
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- A joint federal-state mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will set up in Alexandria on Friday, October 25 for a three day stay. DRC staff will meet one-to-one with parish...
Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will deploy a number of personnel to provide technical assistance to impacted parishes in the area of debris operations. "In several...
Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- The deadline for registering for disaster unemployment by those whose jobs were lost or interrupted by Tropical Storm Isidore is Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002. Self-employed and...
Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Direct financial help totaling $20,905,278 has been distributed by the state in the form of checks to individuals and families for serious needs and uninsured property losses...
Monday, October 21, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- An army of volunteer agencies and church groups from throughout Louisiana and much of the nation has been assembled to take help directly to persons suffering from the dual attacks...
Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- In the turmoil that accompanies the shock and loss of a disaster, misleading rumors, half-truths and misunderstandings about available assistance may cause some storm-struck...
Friday, October 18, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans aren't limited to just businesses. Loans to homeowners to help pay for repair or replacement of disaster losses, and to renters who...
Friday, October 18, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Eight more Louisiana parishes have been declared eligible for federal and state disaster assistance by Director Joe M. Allbaugh of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
Friday, October 18, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) officials continue response and recovery efforts for those affected by Tropical...
Friday, October 18, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- State and federal disaster officials today advised Louisiana disaster applicants seeking financial assistance for damages and losses arising from Tropical Storm Isidore and...
Thursday, October 17, 2002 - 00:00
Baton Rouge, LA -- Finding livable housing for flood survivors as quickly as possible has been a top priority for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Emergency...

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