Federal Aid Programs for the State of Louisiana

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Trump's disaster declaration issued for the State of Louisiana.  Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:Rental payments for temporary housing for those whose homes are unlivable.  Initial assistance may be provided for up to three months for homeowners and at least one month for renters.  Assistance may be extended if requested after the initial period based on a review of individual applicant requirements.  (Source: FEMA funded and...

President Trump Approves Major Disaster for Louisiana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds on February 7, 2017.The President's action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes.Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.  Federal...

Saturday, February 11, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, February 11, 2017 Significant Activity for February 10-11   Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Heavy snow – Central Rockies Snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, Northern Intermountain, Central Great Basin, Rockies, Northern/Central Plains, Great Lakes to Northeast Rain and snow – Southwest U.S.; lower Great Lakes to NY Rain – Pacific Northwest, southern CA and Southwest; Middle/Lower Mississippi Valley up though Mid-Atlantic Critical Fire Weather – Central/Southern Plains Red Flag Warnings – CO, NM, TX, OK, and KS Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next...

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Oklahoma

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Trump's disaster declaration issued for the State of Oklahoma.  Assistance for State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for debris removal and emergency protective measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health.  Emergency protective measures assistance is available to State, tribal and eligible local governments on a cost-sharing basis. (Source: FEMA funded, State administered.)Payment...

President Trump Approves Major Disaster for Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of Oklahoma to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm from January 13-16, 2017.Federal funding is available to State, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storm in Beaver, Beckham, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Major, Roger Mills, Texas, Woods, and...

Friday, February 10, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, February 10, 2017 Significant Activity for February 9-10 Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: Freezing rain possible – Upper Mississippi Valley Heavy snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, Northern Intermountain, Rockies to Central Great Basin; upper Great Lakes Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Plains, Central Great Basin and Rockies; Middle/Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic Snow – Great Lakes to Northeast Rain – Pacific Northwest, southern CA and Central Great Basin; Southern Plains to Tennessee Valley Critical/Elevated Fire Weather – Central/Southern Plains...

Thursday, February 9, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, February 9, 2017 Significant Events: Severe weather/tornadoes - Louisiana   Significant Weather: • Flash flooding possible – northern and central CA • Freezing rain possible – Northern Intermountain and Northern Plains • Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies, Sierras, Northeast • Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Plains, Central Great Basin and Central Rockies; Southern Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic • Rain and thunderstorms – coastal NC • Rain – Pacific Northwest to southern CA; Central Great Basin • Snow – Northern Plains to...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Significant Events: Severe weather/tornadoes - Louisiana   Significant Weather: • Freezing rain possible – Pacific Northwest and Northern Intermountain • Flash flooding possible – northern CA • Heavy snow possible – Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies, Southern Appalachians to Mid-Atlantic • Rain and snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Plains, Central Great Basin and Central Rockies; Middle Mississippi Valley to Tennessee Valley and Northeast • Rain and thunderstorms – Tennessee and Ohio valleys to Mid-Atlantic and Southeast • Rain – Pacific Northwest to...

FEMA Issues an Additional 90 Day Extension –NFIP Policyholders Now Have 270 Days to Submit Proof of Loss Forms

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: • Severe Thunderstorms – Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys, Ohio/Tennessee valleys and Southeast • Freezing Rain – Great Lakes to Northeast • Flash Flooding – California • Heavy Snow – California, Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, Central Rockies, Central Plains, and Great Lakes Space Weather: Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none   Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests   Earthquake Activity: No significant activity   Declaration Activity: • Amendment No. 1 to FEMA-4295-DR-MS FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+02-07-2017.pdf Update Your...