FEMA Direct Housing Explained on YouTube Videos

Release Date:
December 10, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. — FEMA is working as quickly as possible to place eligible families into temporary housing units. In this series of short YouTube videos, FEMA answers questions about the Direct Housing Program assistance following hurricane Laura in Louisiana.

 

Under the Direct Housing program, FEMA may provide temporary housing units after a disaster when many homes were damaged or destroyed and there is a shortage of available places for survivors to move into.

 

Each video segment answers questions about a specific aspect of the Direct Housing Program efforts.

 

The videos can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?app=desktop&list=PL720Kw_OojlKw3tTD-G5UcenyG2Yq2bmk.

 

Segment titles are:

 

FEMA Answers: What happens after I am advised I will get a unit?

 

FEMA Answers: How does FEMA determine where to place my unit?

 

FEMA Answers: What happens during the site visit?

 

FEMA Answers: Will I have to pay for my FEMA unit?

 

FEMA Answers: Will I need to do anything after the site inspection?

 

FEMA Answers: How long will it take to install the unit?

 

To ask questions about recovery or submit information to FEMA:

Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585); visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA Mobile App at fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/app.

 

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit fema.gov/disaster/4559. Or follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6.

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