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BATON ROUGE, La. – Survivors of Hurricanes Laura and Delta who are currently living in FEMA provided temporary housing units will start paying a monthly rent.
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At the request of the state, FEMA is currently providing about 1,946 households that are survivors of Hurricanes Laura and Delta with additional time to remain in agency-provided housing as they complete the final steps of their recovery. The original end for the program was scheduled for Feb.28.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional federal emergency aid available for the state of Louisiana for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged as a result of Hurricane Ida.
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One year has passed since Hurricane Laura made landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana with 150 mph winds and over nine feet of storm surge.
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The State-run Recovery Service Center in Lake Charles will continue to assist those affected by the 2020 hurricanes and other weather-related events in Southwest Louisiana. The Center has been extended through July 30.
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Draft Programmatic EA for Hurricane Laura Repair, Replacement, and Restoration Program, FEMA-DR-4559-LA, July 2022

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Draft FONSI for Programmatic EA for Hurricane Laura Repair, Replacement, and Restoration Program, FEMA-DR-4559-LA, July 2022

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Public Notice of Availability for Programmatic EA for Hurricane Laura Repair, Replacement, and Restoration Program, FEMA-DR-4559-LA, July 2022

FEMA Administrator Criswell meets Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter.
ICYMI: FEMA Administrator Addresses Recovery Efforts and Storm Preparedness During Louisiana Visit

FEMA Administrator Criswell meets Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter.

FEMA Administrator Criswell (right) visits the Parish Emergency Operations Center.
FEMA Administrator Addresses Recovery Efforts and Storm Preparedness During Louisiana Visit

FEMA Administrator Criswell (right) visits the Parish Emergency Operations Center.

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell (left) greets Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.
FEMA Administrator Addresses Recovery Efforts and Storm Preparedness During Louisiana Visit

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell (left) greets Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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Final Public Notice FEMA-DR-4559/4570/4577

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Louisiana; FEMA-4559-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4559-DR; Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Laura during the period of August 22-27, 2020.

DR-4559/4577 Direct Housing: Commercial Sites Graphic
DR-4559/4577 Direct Housing: Commercial Sites Graphic

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Public Notice for Group Housing Site at Pine Shadows Golf Course (CU-5) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana for DR-4559-LA (Hurricane Laura)