Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1521)

Incident period: May 12, 2004 to May 19, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 8, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 24, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jefferson Davis Parish just became eligible for disaster assistance, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness. The federal disaster declaration of June 8th now covers nine parishes: Acadia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Landry, St. Martin and West Baton Rouge.
June 23, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Lafayette Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), which will be closed on Saturday and Sunday (June 26-27), will be open weekdays from 9:00am to 6:00 pm, according to Louisiana Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Lafayette DRC is located at the Carencro High School on Butcher Switch Road. The DRC in Lafayette will close permanently at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 30.
June 17, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- To further help Louisianans who sustained losses from the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 12-19, a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open soon in Opelousas. The mobile unit will relocate from Iberville Parish to St. Landry Parish this Monday, June 21, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness. Beginning Monday Hours of operation will be 9:00 to 6:00 pm until further notice. The address will be:
June 15, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisianans received more than $770,000 in disaster aid this week, according to figures released by officials from Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The recent federal disaster declaration covers eight parishes: Acadia, Iberville, Lafayette, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Landry, St Martin and West Baton Rouge.
June 13, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- More than 1000 people who suffered damages and losses from the severe storms and flooding May 12-19, 2004 have called to apply for disaster assistance. State and federal disaster recovery officials from Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge those affected to find out if they qualify for the wide range of disaster assistance programs available. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis.
June 12, 2004
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- State and federal officials from Louisiana Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to assist individuals affected by severe storms and flooding from May 12 through May 19. The centers will open on Monday, June 14, hours of operation will be Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm to assist individuals at the following locations:

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