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January 13, 2007
News Release
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 Insurance Program (NFIP), including flood maps, said officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
January 12, 2007
News Release
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 signs and your community's alert signals,"said Lee Champagne, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) federal coordinating officer. Individuals living in flash-flood areas should have several alternative routes.
January 10, 2007
News Release
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Inspecting utilities in damaged homes is important as Louisiana citizens recover from flooding.
January 9, 2007
News Release
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 that has been working with the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) because of the mid-October floods. With its history of flooding, Louisiana citizens need to know what to do after the flood. After the flood Listen to a radio or television and don't return home until authorities indicate it is safe to do so.
January 8, 2007
News Release
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 information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to Louisiana residents beginning with an outreach event on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Alexandria Mall.
January 8, 2007
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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 Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division has been working with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) because of the mid-October floods. Once the Flood Arrives
January 5, 2007
News Release
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 flooding. There can be strict local requirements on how and where structures may be renovated.
January 4, 2007
News Release
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 you do about those invaluable possessions that have been damaged in a flood?
January 2, 2007
News Release
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 through Nov. 8 must register before midnight on Jan. 2, 2007, said officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
January 1, 2007
News Release
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 through Nov. 8 must register by Jan. 2, 2007, said officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).

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