Federal Help, Other Resources Remain To Assist Survivors with Unmet Needs, Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster assistance application deadline has passed but FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) remain in Louisiana to guide you through recovery.Visit a Louisiana Disaster Recovery Center to speak with recovery specialists who can identify sources of help for unmet needs, help appeal your determination letter and assist with SBA disaster loans. Locate your closest center by going online to fema.gov/drc or calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362. If you use TTY, call 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay Service, call 800-621-3362.FEMA can...

Friday, November 25, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, November 25, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, November 25, 2016   Significant Events: Water Contamination Tropical Activity: • Atlantic – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours • Eastern Pacific – Tropical Storm Otto • Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Sunday morning • Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: • Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, northern California, and the Northeast • Rain and Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, Northern Rockies,...

Thursday, November 24, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, November 24, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Thursday, November 24, 2016   Significant Events: None   Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Otto (CAT 2) Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Saturday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – Pacific Northwest, Northern Intermountain, and northern California Freezing Rain – NY Snow – Central Rockies, Central/Northern Plains, and Upper/Middle Mississippi Valleys Rain and Snow...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, November 23, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Wednesday, November 23, 2016 attached. Significant Activity – Nov 22-23 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical Storm Otto Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Friday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – portions of WA, ID & Great Lakes Freezing Rain – portions of the Great Lakes & Northeast Snow – Northern/Central Rockies,...

100 Days Later: Signs of Recovery Multiplying as Work Continues

BATON ROUGE, La. – One hundred days have passed since torrential rains caused historic flooding in Louisiana. The August storms dumped an estimated seven trillion gallons of rainwater across southern Louisiana—more than four times the amount of water contained in Lake Pontchartrain.Even before the floodwaters subsided, members of federal, state, and voluntary agencies quickly responded to provide disaster assistance. Signs of recovery are increasingly visible as disaster assistance funds and other forms of relief continue to reach survivors.Assistance to IndividualsMore than 153,000 individuals and families registered for FEMA disaster assistance.Disaster Survivor...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, November 22, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Tuesday, November 22, 2016 attached. Significant Activity – Nov 21-22 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical Storm Otto Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Wednesday evening Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – portions of CA & OR, WA, Upper Mississippi Valley Freezing Rain – Northern Plains, Upper Mississippi Valley & portions of the...

Monday, November 21, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, November 21, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Monday, November 21, 2016 Significant Activity – Nov 20-21 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical Depression 16 Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Tuesday evening Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow –Great Lakes, portions of CO & WY Freezing Rain – Northern Plains, Upper Mississippi Valley Snow – Central Appalachians to Great Lakes &...

Sunday, November 20, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 20, 2016 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Sunday, November 20, 2016 attached Significant Activity – Nov 19-20 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Disturbance 1 (Invest 90L) – Medium (50%) Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected during the next 48 hours Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Tuesday morning Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: Heavy Snow – Central California, Lower Great Lakes Snow – Great Lakes to Central Appalachians and Northeast Rain and Snow...

Saturday, November 19, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, November 19, 2016 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: •Atlantic – Disturbance 1 (Invest 90L) – Low (near 0%) •Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours •Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Monday morning •Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: •Heavy Snow – Northern California •Snow – Northern Rockies & Great Lakes •Rain and Snow – Northern Intermountain to the Sierras, Southern Appalachians and Ohio Valley to interior New England •Rain – Pacific Northwest, northern California...

Friday, November 18, 2016

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, November 18, 2016   Significant Events: •Southeast Wildfires Tropical Activity: •Atlantic – Disturbance 1 (Invest 90L) – Low (20%) •Eastern Pacific – Tropical cyclone activity not expected next 48 hours •Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected through Sunday morning •Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. territories Significant Weather: •Heavy snow possible – Northern California, Northern/Central Plains & Upper Mississippi Valley •Rain and snow – Northern Intermountain •Rain and thunderstorms – Southern Plains, Tennessee Valley up to the Great Lakes •Rain – Pacific Northwest,...