Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1668)

Incident period: October 16, 2006 to November 8, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 2, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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
News Release
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

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