Louisiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1685)

Incident period: February 12, 2007 to February 13, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 23, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 23, 2007
News Release
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 tornadoes to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 17, 2007
News Release
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 apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 10, 2007
News Release
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 apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 4, 2007
News Release
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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in cooperation with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
April 3, 2007
News Release
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 apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
March 28, 2007
News Release
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 Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Common reasons for denial include: adequate insurance coverage; damage to a secondary home, not a primary residence; duplicate applications made from the same address; and inability to prove occupancy or ownership.

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