September 12, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that federal fire suppression funds have been made available for Louisiana as a result of recent wildfires in the...
February 16, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available on February 15 to help communities in seven Louisiana parishes recover from the severe winter storm that hit the northern part of the...
April 14, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Another potential "problem date " in the Y2K computer system transition has passed without significant reported disruptions. As of today, there have been no reports of related...
April 14, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA and Louisiana state officials have established a field office in Bossier City, La. to begin disaster recovery operations. FEMA's regional office in Denton, Texas (Region IV)...
April 12, 1999
Tornado Victims in Bossier and Caddo Parishes to Receive Federal Disaster Assistance Under Amended Declaration
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for tornado victims in Louisiana's Bossier and Caddo parishes under an amendment to the major disaster declaration issued for the...
April 9, 1999
FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance requested by the state under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon. The declaration covers damage to public...
January 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the federal disaster aid has been made available to help local governments in 18 Louisiana parishes...