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Louisiana Hurricane Gustav (DR-1786)

Incident period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 02, 2008


March 13, 2012 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced more than $1 million in funding to the state of Louisiana to improve the Golden Meadow floodwall in Lafourche Parish.

November 21, 2011 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently provided approximately $3.4 million in funding to the Louisiana Office of Facility Planning and Control for Gustav-related repairs at the University of New Orleans Earl K. Long Library.

September 1, 2011 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Three years after hurricanes Gustav and Ike first affected Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to work closely with the state of Louisiana, providing approximately $1.2 billion across the agency's three program areas to help residents, local governments and nonprofits recover.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 71,213 $216,992,995.86 $165,871,111.81 $51,121,884.05
Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 02:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $715,192,680.01 $523,791,576.08 $148,629,286.93
Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 08:07 (Updated daily)

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