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April 29, 2016
Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster Survivors from Caddo, St. Tammany and Calcasieu parishes who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive free consultations with hazard...
April 29, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas — In the face of disaster, Texans always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?”If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks that...
April 29, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas — In the face of disaster, Texans always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?”If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks that...
April 28, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – A disaster recovery center, located at the Chamber of Commerce, 813 N. Kilgore Street, Kilgore, TX 75662, will close Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m.DRCs are operated jointly by FEMA and...
April 28, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Greensburg (St. Helena Parish) disaster recovery center will close Friday, April 29 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address: The Health Unit Building53 N. 2nd...
April 28, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Four FEMA/state disaster recovery centers in Texas will close Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. and not re-open. The locations of the centers are:Jasper County  Jasper County Annex Bldg (...
April 28, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Hardin True Value in Gregg County.  Specialists will be...
April 28, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Homeowners and renters in four Texas counties affected by the storms and flooding April 17-24 may be eligible to receive rental assistance from FEMA. The funds are meant to help pay...
April 27, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers a wide range of free resources for Texas homeowners and businesses who are making repairs or rebuilding after a disaster. FEMA maintains...
April 27, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Teams of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at three Orange County Building Materials locations in Jasper...
April 27, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La – Beginning May1, all disaster recovery centers, except the Monroe (Ouachita Parish) center will no longer be open on Sundays. All other centers will be open Monday through Saturday...
April 27, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Merryville (Beauregard Parish) disaster recovery center will close Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Merryville Community Center3024...
April 27, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who sustained damage or losses from the storms and flooding thatoccurred April 17-24 can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal EmergencyManagement Agency.The...
April 26, 2016
Baton Rouge, La. — Los sobrevivientes de la parroquia de Vernon que están reconstruyendo después de las severas inundaciones y tormentas de marzo, ahora pueden recibir asesoramiento gratuito de los...
April 26, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – More than $29.9 million in federal and state aid to date is helping the residentsof 13 Texas counties recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in March.Assistance is...
April 25, 2016
Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster Survivors from Vernon Parish who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation specialists...
April 25, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. – El Centro de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Ringgold, Parroquia de Bienville, cerrará sus puertas el martes 26 de abril a las 6:00 p.m. El DRC está...
April 25, 2016
WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in...
April 25, 2016
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Texas.Assistance...
April 25, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Ringgold (Bienville Parish) disaster recovery center will close Tuesday, April 26, at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Bienville Courthouse Annex2145 Mill...