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Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is now available to certain workers in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes who lost income as a direct result of Hurricane Zeta.
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Disaster survivors affected by Hurricane Zeta may receive a letter from FEMA stating they are ineligible for assistance. This may not be the final word. Applicants who disagree with FEMA’s decision can file an appeal with FEMA.
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FEMA has provided $181 million in additional funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado.
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Survivors from hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta can make it easier to communicate with FEMA by creating an online account. You can upload documents and check the status of your application from anywhere with an Internet connection.

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Survivors who have uninsured or underinsured losses may be eligible for FEMA help to make their homes livable. Hurricane Zeta survivors who have not already done so are advised to contact their insurance company and file a claim for disaster-caused damage.

 

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Because COVID-19 has presented a direct threat to the national defense and its preparedness programs, FEMA has established under the Defense Production Act (DPA) a voluntary agreement for enhanced coordination and cooperation with private sector manufacturers, distributors and industry representatives to provide critical healthcare resources to respond to a pandemic.
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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA is hiring Louisiana residents who live in areas affected by last year’s hurricanes to join our recovery team as temporary employees. Hiring temporary staff locally allows FEMA to diversify the workforce while affording opportunities for Louisianans.

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FEMA assistance is equally available to all. Let FEMA know if you have an accessibility need.
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FEMA approves $1.8 million for repairs to the villages in Guayama, Maunabo, Mayagüez and San Juan

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BATON ROUGE, La. – In the aftermath of hurricanes Laura and Delta, volunteers from across the country, state and local communities helped survivors with both response and recovery.

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To help communities recover from Hurricane Zeta, FEMA is working with state agencies and volunteer organizations to make sure survivors with disabilities and those with access and functional needs have equal access to disaster assistance programs.
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If you are a renter in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard or Terrebonne parish and sustained damage or losses from Hurricane Zeta, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. 
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KEY MESSAGES

Mississippi homeowners and renters in George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Stone counties who had uninsured losses from Hurricane Zeta may be eligible for federal disaster assistance from FEMA. FEMA has programs that may provide financial help wit

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For Louisiana survivors of hurricanes Laura and Delta, recovery may include FEMA temporary housing assistance.

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FEMA is actively coordinating with our state, local and federal partners in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration.
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes should register with FEMA and apply for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible.

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(As of Jan. 11, 2021, unless otherwise noted)

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(As of Jan. 11, 2021, unless otherwise noted)

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FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020.
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(As of Jan. 11, 2020, unless otherwise noted)

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