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NEW YORK – Eight months after the remnants of Hurricane Ida damaged homes, businesses and infrastructure across New York state, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Flood Insurance Program have approved nearly 800 million dollars to help New Yorkers recover and rebuild.

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If you are a survivor of Hurricane Ida, you could be eligible for continued rental assistance for temporary housing through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. FEMA pays temporary rent, including a security deposit, at a place other than your damaged home, to help you get back on your feet.

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TRENTON, N.J. – Six months since the Sept. 5 federal disaster declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida in New Jersey, $806 million in federal funding has been provided for survivors.

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HARRISBURG, PA. – Six months have passed since a major federal disaster was declared for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania after the remnants of Hurricane Ida left many Pennsylvanians with loss and damage. On September 10, 2021, President Biden signed the declaration that allowed FEMA to assist. The declaration provided Individual Assistance (IA) for eight (8) counties: Bedford, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and York, and Public Assistance for twelve: Bedford, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Fulton, Luzerne, Montgomery, Huntington, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, and York counties

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Three separate hurricanes affected the same area of Jefferson Parish between 2005- 2021. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, FEMA mitigation funds for $2.3 million were used to elevate 23 individual homes. After Hurricane Isaac in 2012, FEMA published a loss avoidance study. This original loss avoidance study has been updated after Hurricane Ida in 2021.

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In the six months since Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana, recovery has progressed for survivors, businesses, and communities. Below is a snapshot from FEMA of the state and federal assistance approved through March 8, and some milestones reached since the Aug. 29 disaster declaration.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has posted a Public Notice regarding the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for a proposed group housing site for survivors in need of housing as a result of Hurricane Ida.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has posted a Public Notice regarding the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for a proposed group housing site for survivors in need of housing as a result of Hurricane Ida.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has posted a Public Notice regarding the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for a proposed group housing site for survivors in need of housing as a result of Hurricane Ida.

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If you received a letter from FEMA saying that the information you provided is incomplete, or that you are ineligible for disaster assistance, you have the right to appeal the decision within 60 days of the date on the letter.

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