News Releases for Louisiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1685)

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Monday, April 23, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Tomorrow is the last day for Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and...
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only one week to...
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only two weeks to...
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Over the past few weeks, teachers in local elementary schools have been educating students on disaster preparedness using Disaster Preparedness Activity Books provided by the...
Tuesday, April 3, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only three weeks to...
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Applicants who received a denial letter stating that they are ineligible for disaster assistance can follow a process to appeal this decision, said recovery officials at the...
Monday, March 26, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close the Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) located at the St. Martin Parish Fire Training Center, 1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy, on...
Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at 1200 Avenue D in Westwego is scheduled to close on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m.  Over the past three weeks the center...
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Homeowners and renters who have applied for assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after the severe storms and...
Thursday, March 15, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The three remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened to assist Louisiana residents and business owners affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 12 and...
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Small business owners that prepare in advance for disasters have a greater chance of returning to pre-disaster operating levels. “Prepared businesses are able to recover faster...
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The recent severe storms and tornadoes that have occurred regionally should serve as a reminder to Louisiana residents that each household needs to have a disaster preparedness...
Monday, March 12, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents who suffered losses from the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes and continue to have unmet needs may seek help through a number of volunteer groups...
Saturday, March 10, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Two weeks after severe storms and tornadoes struck Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes, the federal government approved more than $2.4 million in disaster assistance funds...
Friday, March 9, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Federal and State disaster officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Breaux Bridge at the St. Martin Parish Fire Training Center , 1035 Ruth Bridge...
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Residents who are unemployed as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 12 and 13 may be eligible for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)...
Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Local, state and federal officials strongly urge Louisiana homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes that...
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners who were issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application as a result of the tornadoes and severe storms that...
Sunday, March 4, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Monday, March 5, in Orleans Parish to serve individuals who suffered losses from storms and tornadoes that occurred on Feb. 12 and 13 in...
Sunday, March 4, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Disaster-recovery officials who are helping people recover from the severe storms on February 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes have some tips to speed...

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