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September 29, 2005
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 28, 2005
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) announced today that two more Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening on Thursday, September 29, at 9 a. m. There are now 21 centers available in Louisiana for the disaster needs of the victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. All centers are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
September 28, 2005
News Release
Baton Rouge , La. --Three more Louisiana parishes have been added to the list of those eligible for extra disaster assistance from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Individual assistance for Allen, Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes has been made available to help homeowners, renters and business owners recover from the effects of Hurricane Rita. All three parishes were previously designated for public assistance programs for emergency services and eligible debris removal.
September 27, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON , DC -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to provide assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. Federal resources and commodities continue to flow into Louisiana and Texas . "FEMA is continuing to respond to meet the needs of those victims of Hurricane Rita in Texas and Louisiana ," said Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison.  "FEMA will be on the ground in Louisiana and Texas to assist in this recovery effort for as long as it takes." Update on FEMA response activities for Hurricane Rita:
September 27, 2005
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Officials urge individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Rita in the Louisiana parishes of Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Mary and Vermilion, to register for assistance with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Additional parishes may be designated for assistance at a later date after further evaluation. People who sustained damage from Rita should register even if their parish has not been designated for individual assistance.
September 27, 2005
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 27, 2005
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- More than 1,200 contract home inspectors, working for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are fanning out across Hurricane Katrina-affected parishes throughout the state to reach damaged homes.
September 27, 2005
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) announced today that a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Jefferson Parish on Wednesday, September 28, at 9 a. m. There are now 19 centers available in Louisiana to service the needs of the victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
September 24, 2005
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 24, 2005
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs for Louisiana Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Louisiana to help people and community’s recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Rita beginning on September 23, 2005, and continuing.

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