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FEMA Content

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Applicants who need a friend or relative to act on their behalf when applying for disaster assistance, or to meet the FEMA inspector on site, can do so by writing and submitting a   third-party statement. This document is a legal agreement that allows another person over the age of 18 to provide and receive information from FEMA on behalf of the survivor.  
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Several small, temporary FEMA disaster recovery centers have opened in hurricane-affected areas, while FEMA teams go door to door in communities– a combined effort by the state and FEMA to continue to reach survivors in need.
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Renters in the 25 Louisiana Parishes* designated for Individual Assistance who had damage, losses or are unable to live in their homes after Hurricane Ida, may be eligible for help from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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Generators are emergency equipment that provide a secondary source of power when there is an electric failure. Many survivors in Louisiana are using portable generators because of power failure in the wake of Hurricane Ida. Generators can be helpful during a power outage, but they present serious health and safety concerns.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA urges residents to stay alert, as Ida continues to bring dangerous weather conditions along the Gulf Coast. As parts of the south begin their clean up, the storm continues moving inland, bringing considerable heavy rain and flooding threats from the Tennessee and Ohio valleys into the central and southern Appalachians and mid-Atlantic throughout the day.
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WASHINGTON -- A tremendous coordination effort is taking place at all levels of government and utilizing assets from across the nation to conduct life-safety and rescue efforts in Louisiana and Mississippi.  
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Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Ida who have not already done so are advised to contact their insurance company and file a claim for disaster-caused damage. Survivors in parishes designated for Individual Assistance who have uninsured or underinsured losses may be eligible for FEMA assistance to make their homes livable.
Fact Sheets
BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana homeowners and renters affected by Hurricane Ida who live in parishes that have recently been designated for Individual Assistance could be eligible for help from FEMA.
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The deadline for registering with FEMA has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. FEMA continues working with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to help survivors and communities recover.
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