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March 2, 2015
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be holding the next National Advisory Council (NAC) public meeting in New Orleans, LA from...
Region VI, Louisiana
February 24, 2015
DENTON, Texas ––In early July, new flood maps for Natchitoches Parish will become effective.Local, state and federal officials encourage everyone to view the maps before Monday, July 6, 2015 in order...
Louisiana, Region VI
January 29, 2015
DENTON, Texas —The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided more than $554 million in 2014 funding to the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (...
Louisiana, Region VI
January 28, 2015
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Lafayette Parish are encouraged to look over newly-revised preliminary flood maps in order to determine their flood risks and make informed...
Louisiana, Region VI
October 20, 2014
DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in partnership with the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) are pleased to announce the new listing of New Orleans’...
Louisiana, Region VI
March 11, 2014
DENTON, Texas — A federal grant totaling more than $2 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will help fund the elevation of 16 additional homes in Jefferson Parish. The grant...
Louisiana, Region VI
February 25, 2014
DENTON, Texas — Fire departments in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas have been awarded more than $7.5 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Region VI, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
December 17, 2013
DENTON, Texas –– New flood maps for Caddo Parish, Louisiana will become effective five months from now, on Monday, May 19, 2014. Local and federal officials encourage everyone to view the maps to...
Louisiana, Region VI
September 23, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – As Louisianans reflect on their rebuilding accomplishments since Hurricane Rita’s devastating blow on Sept. 24, 2005, the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to aid in the...
August 28, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – In the continued recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided nearly $19.6 billion to help Louisiana’s communities and families...


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