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 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).
December 29, 2006
News Release
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 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).
December 28, 2006
News Release
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 Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS has announced that affected taxpayers have been granted an extension to file or pay most tax returns including individual tax returns and employment tax returns. The new deadline to file is Jan. 2, 2007.

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