East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office to Receive $1.5 Million for Flood Recovery

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, April 29, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, April 29, 2017 (attached) Significant Activity – Apr 28-29 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding –Southern Plains/Lower Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley Rain and thunderstorms –Southwest to Mid-Atlantic Heavy snow possible –Southern Rockies to Central Plains Rain and snow –Northern Intermountain to Northern Rockies; Southwest to Northern Plains Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas –CA, NV, AZ, NM, TX & FL Red Flag Warnings –AZ & NM Space Weather: Past 24 hours: None observed;...

$1.5 Million to Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for Flood Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LDPSC) will receive $1.5 million through disaster funding for emergency protective measures following the August floods. Funds are obligated through FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program.PA recovery funding will reimburse LDPSC for emergency activities implemented at nine facilities throughout the state for male, female and youth offenders. Reimbursement costs include evacuation and shelter costs of offenders, emergency supplies and the cost of labor for correctional staff. Urgent response funding also includes transportation services for offenders at the Louisiana Correctional Institute...

Application Period Extended for 100 FEMA Public Assistance Jobs

BATON ROUGE, La. — There is still time to apply for 100 FEMA reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists.  FEMA has extended the application deadline by a week to 5/6/2017 and is looking for construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists to work in various locations.This week the Baton Rouge Joint Field Office (JFO) also kicked off a national pilot program designed to convert FEMA’s local hires to reservist status.  A robust team of FEMA reservists need to be available and ready to respond to disasters at...

Friday, April 28, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, April 28, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, April 28, 2017 Significant Activity – Apr 27-28 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding – Southern Plains to Ohio Valley Rain and thunderstorms – Southwest to Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heavy snow possible – Northern Plains to Southern Rockies Rain and snow – Northern Intermountain to Southwest and Upper Mississippi Valley Critical/Elevated Fire Weather areas – CA, NV, AZ, NM, TX & FL Red Flag Warnings – AZ & NV Space Weather: Past...

Tornado Disaster Relief Wrap Up

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Free Legal Service for Declared Disaster-Related Fraud

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FEMA Hiring 100 Public Assistance Site Inspector Specialists

BATON ROUGE, La. — Calling all construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists!  FEMA is seeking applicants for 100 reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists in various locations.FEMA provides help and support to people in the midst of an emergency situation and those dealing with the aftermath. Reservists are brought to the site to assist in federally declared disaster operations. PA specialists will conduct site inspections of claimed disaster-related damage.  Essential knowledge for these positions include: understanding and experience related to general engineering and construction practices for...

April 20, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for April 20, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for April 20, 2017 Significant Activity – Apr 19-20   Significant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms possible – Southern Plains, Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and Central Appalachians Flash Flooding possible – Southern Plains, Middle/Lower Mississippi valleys, and Northeast Rain and Thunderstorms – Plains to Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. Heavy Snow – Northern/Central Rockies Elevated/Critical fire Weather – AZ, NM, CO, OK, and TX Space Weather: Past 24 hours: Moderate; G2 Geomagnetic occurred Next 24 hours: Moderate; G2 Geomagnetic expected Tropical Activity:...

NFIP New and Future Policyholders Have Multiple Ways to Stay Informed

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