A Resource For Unmet and Recovery Needs

BATON ROUGE, La. — Long-term partnerships play a fundamental role for survivors of the 2016 August floods as recovery transitions to unmet needs.FEMA encourages survivors to connect with, and seek help from, volunteer, faith- and community-based organizations that provide essential long-term recovery resources.FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL) teams currently work with many of these organizations such as the Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge and Lutheran Disaster Response. FEMA supports the creation of long-term recovery committees that will help address and create solutions to fill unmet needs.One of these is the Acadiana...

Public Invited to Review and Appeal Flood Maps in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

DENTON, Texas– Residents and business owners in the Lower Sabine Watershed in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, have new, preliminary flood maps to review. The revised maps affect the city of Leesville, the towns of Hornbeck and New Llano, the village of Anacoco and the unincorporated areas of Vernon Parish. These maps were produced by a team of local, state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials.Residents and business owners are encouraged to view the maps for a better understanding of their flood risks. The public is invited to participate in an appeal...

Thursday, March 23, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, March 23, 2017 Significant Activity for March 22-23 Significant Events: NoneSignificant Weather: Severe Thunderstorms – Central and Southern Plains Freezing Rain – Upper Mississippi Valley to the Northeast Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, CA, and Rockies Rain and Thunderstorms – Plains, Middle/Upper Mississippi, Great Lakes, and Southeastern U.S. Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest to the Plains and Great Lakes Red Flag Warnings – NM, CO, WY, NE, KS, OK & TX Critical/Extreme/Elevated Fire Weather – AZ, NM, CO, NE, KS, OK, & TX Space...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Significant activity for March 21-22Significant Events: NoneSignificant Weather: •  Rain and Thunderstorms – CA, Southwest, Plains, Lower/Middle Mississippi, Tennessee valleys, and Southeast•  Rain and snow – Upper Mississippi Valley •  Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest •  Space Weather:   o  Past 24 hours: Minor, Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 level occurred    o  Next 24 hours: Minor, Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 level expectedTropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interestsEarthquake Activity: No significant activityDeclaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+03-22-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Significant Activity for March 20-21 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: •  Severe Thunderstorms – Tennessee Valley and Southeast •  Rain and Thunderstorms – Pacific Northwest to southern CA and Central Great Basin; Southern Plains to Mid-Atlantic •  Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Plains, Central Great Basin, and Middle Mississippi Valley; Central   Appalachians; Great Lakes to Northeast •  Heavy Snow – Sierras •  Space Weather – Past 24 hours: none; Next 24 hours:  Minor, Geomagnetic storms reaching G1 level expected...

Area Schools Continue Flood Recovery with $6.6 Million in FEMA Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – An additional $6.6 million will help schools devastated by the August floods move forward with repairs and rebuilding efforts. This brings the total to nearly $67 million FEMA has obligated for schools.FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program will pay for such projects as temporary facilities, basketball court enhancements, fencing and team and maintenance equipment in Tangipahoa, Ascension, East Feliciana and East Baton Rouge parishes. Funding will also pay for emergency protective measures, building construction, remediation and utility assistance in these areas.As of March 17, FEMA’s PA has obligated...

Monday, March 20, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, March 20, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, March 20, 2017 Significant Activity - Mar 17-20  Significant Events: None  Significant Weather: Rain and thunderstorms – CA, Northern Intermountain, Central Great Basin & Central Rockies, Lower Mississippi/Tennessee valleys to Great Lakes Rain and snow – Sierras, Northern Intermountain to Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic Snow – Northeast Rain – Pacific Northwest to Northern Intermountain and central Great Basin, Mid-Atlantic Critical/Elevated fire weather areas – WY, CO, OK & TX Red Flag Warnings –...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 19, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, March 19, 2017 Significant Activity - Mar 18-19   Significant Events: None   Significant Weather: •Snow – Northern/Central Rockies •Rain and snow – Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies and Great Lakes •Rain – Pacific Northwest to Northern Intermountain and northern CA; Northern Plains; Middle/Upper Mississippi Valley to Great Lakes; Mid-Atlantic •Critical/Elevated fire weather areas - Central/Southern Plains and Southeast •Red Flag Warnings – TX, OK, KS, NE, CO & WY •Space Weather – Past 24 hours: none;...

Saturday, March 18, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 18, 2017 Please see the attached FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, March 18, 2017 FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+03-18-2017.pdf Update Your E-mail Address | Change Delivery Preference | Update State and Zip Code | Unsubscribe Subscribe to receive alerts during disasters in your state. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact subscriberhelp.govdelivery.com. This service is provided to you at no charge by FEMA. Privacy Policy | GovDelivery is providing this information on behalf of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and may not...

Friday, March 17, 2017

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 17, 2017 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, March 17, 2017 Significant Events: None Significant Weather: Heavy snow – Cascades Snow and freezing rain – Upper Mississippi Valley, Great Lakes Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic to Northeast Rain and high-elevation snow – Pacific Northwest to Northern Rockies; northern CA Rain and thunderstorms – Midwest; eastern Southern Plains to the North Carolina coast Space Weather – Past 24 hours: none; next 24 hours: none Tropical Activity: No activity affecting U.S. interests Earthquake Activity: No significant activity...