Disaster Recovery Center to Open in St. James Parish for Louisiana Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. – A disaster recovery center is opening Thursday, Sept. 15, in St. James Parish to assist Louisiana flood survivors. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, until further notice.  St. James ParishLocation:  New Zion Gospel Baptist Church216 West Main StreetGramercy, LA 70052Hours:      8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday through Sunday)Survivors may locate other centers near them by visiting fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.To register with FEMA, go online with any computer, smartphone or tablet...

FEMA Reinterment Assistance

FEMA disaster assistance may be available for reinterment efforts in Louisiana cemeteries, where floodwaters have dislodged or destroyed caskets, vaults, and mausoleums.FEMA disaster assistance for reinterment of exposed human remains or dislodged burial vessels is available to individual survivors and cemeteries on a case-by-case basis. Factors that affect eligibility for assistance include where the cemeteries are located, who has legal responsibility for them, and who has legal ownership of them.Information regarding reinterment assistance is available at the FEMA helpline,800-621-3362. Help is available in most languages from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.,...

FEMA Reinterment Assistance

FEMA disaster assistance may be available for reinterment efforts in Louisiana cemeteries, where floodwaters have dislodged or destroyed caskets, vaults, and mausoleums.FEMA disaster assistance for reinterment of exposed human remains or dislodged burial vessels is available to individual survivors and cemeteries on a case-by-case basis. Factors that affect eligibility for assistance include where the cemeteries are located, who has legal responsibility for them, and who has legal ownership of them.Information regarding reinterment assistance is available at the FEMA helpline,800-621-3362. Help is available in most languages from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.,...

Disaster Recovery Center in West Baton Rouge Closing Friday

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at noon on Friday, Sept. 16:West Baton Rouge ParishLocation:  LSU Center at the 4-H Compound210 Turner DrivePort Allen, LA 70767With survivors returning home to repair and rebuild, the number of visits to this disaster recovery center has declined, leading to the facility’s closure.Survivors can still visit any disaster recovery center and may locate other centers near them by going online to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.To register with FEMA,...

Disaster Recovery Center in West Baton Rouge Closing Friday

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at noon on Friday, Sept. 16:West Baton Rouge ParishLocation:  LSU Center at the 4-H Compound210 Turner DrivePort Allen, LA 70767With survivors returning home to repair and rebuild, the number of visits to this disaster recovery center has declined, leading to the facility’s closure.Survivors can still visit any disaster recovery center and may locate other centers near them by going online to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.To register with FEMA,...

Disaster Recovery Center in Iberville Parish Closing Friday

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16:Iberville ParishLocation: East Iberville Gym3285 Highway 75St.Gabriel, LA 70776With survivors returning home to repair and rebuild, the number of visits to this disaster recovery center has declined, leading to the facility’s closure.  Survivors can still visit any disaster recovery center and may locate other centers near them by going online to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.To register with FEMA, go online with any computer,...

Disaster Recovery Center in Iberville Parish Closing Friday

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center at the following address is closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16:Iberville ParishLocation: East Iberville Gym3285 Highway 75St.Gabriel, LA 70776With survivors returning home to repair and rebuild, the number of visits to this disaster recovery center has declined, leading to the facility’s closure.  Survivors can still visit any disaster recovery center and may locate other centers near them by going online to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.To register with FEMA, go online with any computer,...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, September 13, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Significant Events: None  Tropical Activity: •Atlantic – Tropical Storm Ian, Disturbance 1 (93L): Low (0%), Disturbance 2 (95L): Low (30%) •Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Orlene (CAT 2) •Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones are expected through early Thursday morning Significant Weather: •Rain/Snow – CA, Northern and Central Rockies •Rain/Thunderstorms – CA and Central Great Basin; Southwest to Great Lakes; Southern Plains to Southeast •Elevated/Critical Fire Weather – AZ, NV, & UT •Red Flag...

National Flood Insurance Program Deadline Extended in Louisiana for Filing Claims

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has granted an extension for Louisiana National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by August’s severe storms and flooding to file proof-of-loss claims.You now have 120 days from the date of your loss to file a flood insurance claim if you’re a Louisiana NFIP policyholder. The extension doubles the 60-day deadline NFIP usually requires for policyholders to submit a fully documented, signed and sworn proof-of-loss claim.FEMA determined Louisiana policyholders need more time to file claims given the recent flooding’s magnitude.The proof-of-loss is included in the claims...

National Flood Insurance Program Deadline Extended in Louisiana for Filing Claims

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has granted an extension for Louisiana National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by August’s severe storms and flooding to file proof-of-loss claims.You now have 120 days from the date of your loss to file a flood insurance claim if you’re a Louisiana NFIP policyholder. The extension doubles the 60-day deadline NFIP usually requires for policyholders to submit a fully documented, signed and sworn proof-of-loss claim.FEMA determined Louisiana policyholders need more time to file claims given the recent flooding’s magnitude.The proof-of-loss is included in the claims...