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News and Media: Disaster 4611



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Louisiana homeowners and renters affected by Hurricane Ida who live in Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana Parishes have until October 28, 2021 to apply for disaster assistance. 


FEMA is currently seeking interested, qualified property-management companies and owners of rental properties to help the housing needs for Hurricane Ida survivors.


Disaster survivors who are working on their homes after Hurricane Ida can visit Lowe’s in Thibodaux this week to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to best repair their homes.


Southern University AND AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL COLLEGE
Hurricane Ida survivors will be able to meet with FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance specialists at Southern University in Baton Rouge until Thursday, Oct. 28.

PDFs, Graphics & Multimedia

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FEMA Seeking Multi-family Rental Properties to Support Hurricane Ida Survivors

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October 2021 1 Property Management Companies Who Want to Help Hurricane Ida Survivors

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FEMA Seeking Direct Housing Solutions for Survivors

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Louisiana; FEMA-4611-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4611-DR; Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Ida beginning on August 26, 2021, and continuing.

Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews canvassed entire neighborhoods, helping survivors apply for assistance and learn about available programs.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 1

Ironton, La. – Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews canvassed entire neighborhoods, helping survivors apply for assistance and learn about available programs. More than 51,000 survivors have been contacted through the combined effort of DSA crews going door to door and those assigned to about two dozen community locations throughout the state. Photo by Julie Joseph, FEMA

FEMA American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and a Certified Deaf Interpreter, along with the Louisiana Association of the Deaf, helped survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing apply for disaster assistance during a community outreach event.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 2

Metairie, La. – FEMA American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and a Certified Deaf Interpreter, along with the Louisiana Association of the Deaf, helped survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing apply for disaster assistance during a community outreach event. Many more of these activities are underway to ensure disaster assistance is available to everyone, including people with disabilities. Photo by Keith Jones, FEMA.

Soldiers from the 836th Sapper Company of the 176th Engineer Brigade (Texas Army National Guard) prepare vegetative debris for removal during their debris clearing operations at a local middle school.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 3

Chauvin, La. -- Members of the volunteer organization Cajun Army work tirelessly, providing hundreds of basic needs items to survivors who lost nearly all their possessions during Hurricane Ida. Photo by Keith Jones, FEMA.

Soldiers from the 836th Sapper Company of the 176th Engineer Brigade (Texas Army National Guard) prepare vegetative debris for removal during their debris clearing operations at a local middle school.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 4

Bayou Blue, La. -- Soldiers from the 836th Sapper Company of the 176th Engineer Brigade (Texas Army National Guard) prepare vegetative debris for removal during their debris clearing operations at a local middle school. Photo by Sgt. Agustin G. Salazar, National Guard.

To alleviate the burden of local health care facilities that lost valuable resources after Hurricane Ida, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Disaster Medical Assistance Team provided medical care to hurricane survivors.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 5

Thibodaux, La. – To alleviate the burden of local health care facilities that lost valuable resources after Hurricane Ida, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Disaster Medical Assistance Team provided medical care to hurricane survivors. Photo by Julie Joseph, FEMA.

Members of the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe, including its Tribal Council, and staff of the Houston Rockets basketball team help distribute donations of water, food and cleaning supplies to those impacted by Hurricane Ida in Montegut, a city in Terrebonne Parish
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 6

Montegut, La. – Members of the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe, including its Tribal Council, and staff of the Houston Rockets basketball team help distribute donations of water, food and cleaning supplies to those impacted by Hurricane Ida in Montegut, a city in Terrebonne Parish. Photo by Julie Joseph, FEMA.

FEMA specialists at a temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Milne Recreation Center fill out applications, provide status updates and answer inquiries for survivors who were impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 7

New Orleans, La. -- FEMA specialists at a temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Milne Recreation Center fill out applications, provide status updates and answer inquiries for survivors who were impacted by Hurricane Ida. Photo by Julie Joseph, FEMA.

Delivering relief and hope to survivors, contractors work throughout the day to install temporary roofs on homes damaged by Hurricane Ida.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 8

St. Tammany Parish, La. – Delivering relief and hope to survivors, contractors work throughout the day to install temporary roofs on homes damaged by Hurricane Ida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Operation Blue Roof has installed nearly 9,000 blue roofs in four weeks, providing homeowners and rental properties in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs. Photo by Bri Sanchez, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

In an effort to restore a sense of normalcy for disaster survivors, Tide Loads of Hope provided free laundry services to LaPlace residents impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 9

LaPlace, La. – In an effort to restore a sense of normalcy for disaster survivors, Tide Loads of Hope provided free laundry services to LaPlace residents impacted by Hurricane Ida. Photo by Julie Joseph, FEMA.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers support the FEMA-assigned Temporary Emergency Power Mission as part of the Hurricane Ida response in southeastern Louisiana. Servicemen inspect a generator at a water treatment plant.
Whole Community Response to Hurricane Ida 10

Donaldsonville, La. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers support the FEMA-assigned Temporary Emergency Power Mission as part of the Hurricane Ida response in southeastern Louisiana. Servicemen inspect a generator at a water treatment plant. Photo by Carol Vernon, USACE.

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PSA: Installing Roof Tarps Safely

A reinforced plastic tarp can provide temporary protection for your roof if your home or building was damaged from severe weather, but installing one can pose several risks. This video highlights the steps you can take to safely install a roof tarp.

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DR-4611 Best Way To Send Disaster Documents Flyer

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DR-4611-LA Best Way to Send Disaster Documents Graphics

This zip file contains the DR-4611-LA Best Way to Send Disaster Documents Graphic in multiple languages for multiple social media platforms.

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DR-4611-LA Housing Options Graphics

This zip file contains the DR-4611-LA Housing Option graphic in multiple languages for multiple social media platforms.

Administrator Criswell addressed dangerous conditions for those in the path of the storm.
FEMA Administrator Responds to Ida’s Initial Impacts

On ABC’s Good Morning America, Administrator Criswell addressed dangerous conditions for those in the path of the storm.

Administrator Criswell described during a Weather Channel interview what this means in terms of federal support for those impacted by the storm.
FEMA Administrator Responds to Ida’s Initial Impacts

Administrator Criswell described during a Weather Channel interview what this means in terms of federal support for those impacted by the storm.