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November 2, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advises using caution when applying for individual and housing assistance as fraudulent contractors and scam artists are common...
November 1, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- For survivors of hurricanes Katrina and Rita from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance has been extended to January 11...
October 27, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Displaced residents of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana who lost their jobs due to the recent hurricanes may be able to claim disaster unemployment benefits even if they are...
October 25, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Taxpayers affected by Hurricane Katrina now have until Feb. 28, 2006 to file tax returns and pay any taxes due following legislation approved by Congress and signed by the...
October 24, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners whose applications for disaster assistance may have been denied following Hurricane Rita have the option to appeal the denial they...
October 22, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Applying for or receiving state and federal financial assistance to recover from a disaster will not cause elderly evacuees to sacrifice Social Security benefits, pay additional...
October 21, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) instructs victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to be cautious when applying for individual and...
October 13, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- For the thousands of evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application is a vital step toward federal assistance. Applicants...
October 12, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The City of Lake Charles and all but one community in Louisiana’s Calcasieu Parish have launched a permanent reentry plan for its citizens. Only the town of Vinton, La. remains...
October 11, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- After evacuees register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA), they often have questions about their application, their eligibility, or the kinds of assistance...


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