News and Media: Disaster 4611

Since Hurricane Ida struck, 564,544 applications have been approved, putting more than $1.2 billion in the hands of survivors. Individual Assistance grants helped Louisianans clean up their homes, pay their bills, repair their vehicles, get reimbursed for generators, find temporary places to live, and much, much more.
52,176 households received grants totaling more than $363 million for home repairs (not covered by insurance)
194,184 households (49,760 owners and 144,424 renters) received temporary rental assistance, totaling more than $323 million.
735,968 households received grants for other disaster-related needs, totaling more than $480 million.

Press Releases & Fact Sheets

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BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has approved a six month extension of its Direct Housing program for eligible Hurricane Ida survivors, following an extension request from the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
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Flash flooding occurs when too much rain falls too fast and too long for the ground to absorb all that water. Louisianans are used to thunderstorms. But if one of those storm cells stall over one area and drops heavy rain for hours, that can lead to dangerous flash flooding that threaten life and property.
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One year ago, communities across southeast Louisiana experienced the devastating effects of Hurricane Ida. Supported by state, local and volunteer efforts, communities have begun the long process of recovery. FEMA continues its work of distributing aid equitably, helping to house survivors, and assisting in infrastructure recovery across the 25 disaster-declared parishes. One step at a time, Louisianans are rebuilding.
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FEMA has two new ways to help people in Louisiana be better prepared for severe weather and hurricanes: 1) the redesigned FEMA app for smartphones and 2) the updated text-to-shelter service.
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Hurricane force winds can turn landscaping materials into missiles that can break windows and doors. Much of the property damage associated with hurricanes occur after the windstorm, when rain enters structures through broken windows, doors, and openings in the roof.
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Since Hurricane Ida struck, 564,544 applications have been approved, putting more than $1.2 billion in the hands of survivors.
Hurricane Ida - Louisiana One Year Later Infogrpahic

Since Hurricane Ida struck, 564,544 applications have been approved, putting more than $1.2 billion in the hands of survivors. Individual Assistance grants helped Louisianans clean up their homes, pay their bills, repair their vehicles, get reimbursed for generators, find temporary places to live, and much, much more.
52,176 households received grants totaling more than $363 million for home repairs (not covered by insurance)
194,184 households (49,760 owners and 144,424 renters) received temporary rental assistance, totaling more than $323 million.
735,968 households received grants for other disaster-related needs, totaling more than $480 million.

Bayou Segnette State Park Campground Site Location
Bayou Segnette State Park Campground Site Location

Bayou Segnette State Park Campground Site Location

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Public Notice for Channel Side Marina Group Housing Site (TR-9), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, June 2022

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Draft Environmental Assessment for Channel Side Marina Group Housing Site (TR-09), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, June 2022

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Final Environmental Assessment including FONSI signed 6/3/2022 for 4909 Highway 3127 Group Housing Site (SC-5), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022

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Final Environmental Assessment including FONSI signed 5/25/2022 for 2519 W Park Ave Group Housing Site (TR-10), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022

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Public Notice for Draft EA, 4909 Hwy 3127 Group Housing Site (SC-05), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022

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Public Notice for Evergreen Group Housing Site (TR-13), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022

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Draft Environmental Assessment for Evergreen Group Housing Site (TR-13), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022

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Public Notice for Draft EA, Luling Hwy 90 Group Housing Site (SC-06), FEMA-DR-4611-LA, May 2022