News Releases for Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1668)

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Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- As Louisiana residents continue to rebuild from the devastating storms in October and November of last year, they should utilize the resources provided through the National Flood...
Friday, January 12, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- History can be a great teacher. Louisiana citizens can prepare for future flooding with attention to a personal evacuation route and communication plan. "Learn flood-warning...
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Inspecting utilities in damaged homes is important as Louisiana citizens recover from flooding. Check for gas leaks: if you smell gas or hear a blowing or hissing noise, open a...
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Flood dangers do not end when the water begins to recede, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division...
Monday, January 8, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- With its history of flooding, Louisiana citizens need to know what to do once the flood arrives, according state and federal disaster recovery officials. The U.S. Department of...
Monday, January 8, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- “Be Prepared, Be Flood Aware” is the slogan for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division campaign that will take...
Friday, January 5, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, 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 storms or...
Thursday, January 4, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- The losses that come with disasters are usually measured in dollars. But often the losses that matter the most are the cherished items closest to individuals and families. What do...
Tuesday, January 2, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Today is the last day for residents to apply for disaster assistance. Those Louisiana residents who suffered damages during the severe storms and flooding that occurred Oct. 16...
Monday, January 1, 2007 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Tomorrow is the last day for residents to apply for disaster assistance. Those Louisiana residents who suffered damages during the severe storms and flooding that occurred Oct. 16...
Friday, December 29, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Louisiana residents have only four more days to apply for disaster assistance. Those residents who suffered damages during the severe storms and flooding that occurred Oct. 16...
Thursday, December 28, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Louisiana residents who suffered damages from the severe storms and flooding that occurred between Oct. 16 and Nov. 8 may be eligible for disaster tax relief from the Internal...
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can provide a helping hand to communities, parish and state agencies, and some private...
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La -- “Public Assistance (PA) helps to strengthen communities that do not have the means or resources to bounce back quickly from a natural disaster,” according to Col Thomas Kirkpatrick...
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Louisiana state and Federal officials will meet Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 1 p.m. in the parish for an Applicant's Briefing with state and local government agencies, private nonprofit...
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Power Center Pkwy in Lake Charles will close on Friday, Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. after more than 250 visits, according to officials at the U.S....
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Public agencies and eligible private nonprofits that intend to apply for U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance grants...
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Louisiana victims of the severe storms and flooding that occurred Oct. 16 through Nov. 8 have only two weeks to apply for disaster assistance, said officials of the U.S. Department...
Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, 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...
Friday, December 15, 2006 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Flood-stricken Louisiana citizens living in high-risk flood areas, also known as special flood hazard areas, who had the foresight to purchase flood insurance from the National...

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