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Two Weeks Remain to Apply for Federal Assistance

DENTON, Texas — Time is running short. Texas residents and businesses recovering from uninsured or underinsured losses and damage caused by February’s severe winter storms have two weeks left to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loan. The deadline to register with FEMA and apply with the SBA is May 20, 2021. The fastest and easiest way to apply to FEMA is by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov. If it is not possible to register online, call 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). The toll-free phone...
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Spend FEMA Grants for Storm Recovery Expenses Only

BATON ROUGE, La. – More than 1,500 Louisiana households have already been approved for FEMA grants to help them recover from damage caused by the severe winter storms from Feb. 11 - 19. It is important to remember that the funds are to be used only for certain disaster-related expenses. FEMA may audit survivors to confirm they spent grants for basic home repairs, replacing essential household items or paying for somewhere to stay if they cannot return home. FEMA sends survivors letters that detail approved uses for grants. These may include:...
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One Week Remains to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – Just one week remains for Louisiana homeowners, renters or business owners who sustained property damage or loss caused by severe winter storms to register and apply for federal disaster assistance. Registration is also available to those who had to relocate to a hotel because their utilities failed, and insurance didn’t cover their hotel stay. The deadline to register for assistance from FEMA and to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Monday, May 10. You should register even if you have...
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FEMA Leans Forward in First 100 Days of Biden-Harris Administration

WASHINGTON -- FEMA continues to play a significant role in the ongoing battle against COVID-19, delivering on the agency’s commitment to bring vaccinations to hard-to-reach and historically underserved communities during the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration. The agency has provided more than $4.7 billion to states, tribes, territories and the District of Columbia in support of pandemic response efforts across the country. FEMA’s strong partnerships with state, local, territorial and tribal governments is helping ensure everyone who wants a vaccine can get one, especially communities of color. “Equity is...
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FEMA Leans Forward in First 100 Days of Biden-Harris Administration

WASHINGTON -- FEMA continues to play a significant role in the ongoing battle against COVID-19, delivering on the agency’s commitment to bring vaccinations to hard-to-reach and historically underserved communities during the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration. The agency has provided more than $4.7 billion to states, tribes, territories and the District of Columbia in support of pandemic response efforts across the country. FEMA’s strong partnerships with state, local, territorial and tribal governments is helping ensure everyone who wants a vaccine can get one, especially communities of color. “Equity is...
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Two Weeks Remain for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses to Apply for Disaster Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – If you are a Louisiana homeowner, renter or business owner who sustained property damage or loss caused by severe winter storms in February, you have two weeks left to register and apply for federal disaster assistance. Residents who were temporarily forced from their homes because of utility failures should also register with FEMA. Reimbursement for hotel or other temporary rental expenses may be possible The deadline to register for assistance from FEMA and to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration is Monday,...
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Alabama Incident Period: Mar 25, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021 Declaration Date: Apr 26, 2021 View page in Help for Individuals and Families After a Disaster If you have insurance, you should file a claim with your insurance company immediately. FEMA assistance cannot aid with losses already covered by insurance. I Was Told to Call the Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center for homeowners, renters and business owners to provide answers to questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the...
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An SBA Loan Application Could Bring More FEMA Grant Assistance

BATON ROUGE, La. – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application holds many benefits for disaster survivors who register for federal assistance. An applicant who is referred to the SBA during the initial FEMA registration process is expected to complete an application. If the person chooses not to apply, the federal funding process stops at that point. If they apply and are turned down for a low-interest disaster loan, this may open the door to an additional grant from FEMA. Submitting an SBA loan application keeps the full range of...
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Still Need Housing Assistance? FEMA Needs to Hear from You

BATON ROUGE, La. – Did you register for assistance with FEMA after hurricanes Laura or Delta and still need a place to live? Or did your circumstances change, and you now need housing after telling FEMA you did not? If so, FEMA needs to hear from you no later than Friday, May 28. Applicants should call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). FEMA is working on housing approximately 700 families who remain on the list of applicants eligible for direct temporary housing. Applicants may be eligible for direct temporary housing...
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Addressing Access and Functional Needs for Oklahoma Disaster Survivors

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans who have access and functional needs and require specialized assistance should stay in touch with FEMA. Applicants who have not received a decision on their federal assistance from the February winter storms should contact FEMA at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Individuals having access and functional needs either temporarily or permanently may include, but are not limited to, individuals with developmental, visual, or mobility disabilities, people who are hard-of-hearing, people who are deaf, people who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary language, people with weakened immune...
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Coping with Fatigue After Multiple Disasters in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. – April is National Stress Awareness Month and the residents of the state of Louisiana have experienced their fair share of stress in the past year –many Louisianans are struggling to recover from the successive blows of hurricanes Laura, Delta, Zeta and the severe winter storms on top of the nearly yearlong stress and worries of a pandemic. The same is true throughout the nation where hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters came one after another while Covid-19 fears spread. It is normal for any disaster response to increase...
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FEMA Deadline to Apply for February Winter Storms Extended

OKLAHOMA CITY — The deadline to register for Oklahoma residents seeking disaster assistance with FEMA has been extended to May 25 in the 16 counties designated for Individual Assistance following the February winter storms. For eligible homeowners and renters in a designated county, FEMA assistance may include: Property: FEMA may assist with the repair of damage related to burst pipes as well as disaster-damaged heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems, refrigerators and stoves. Other possible repairs that may be covered include: Disaster-related damage to electrical, plumbing or gas in the home. Leaks...
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Virtual Information Sessions for Louisiana Storm Survivors Planned (Week 2)

BATON ROUGE, La. –The second week in a series of virtual information sessions on disaster recovery programs and services will take place Apr. 21 through Apr. 24. The sessions will provide survivors with valuable resources needed to assist in their recovery efforts as they rebuild and repair their homes and lives after the recent Louisiana disasters. These virtual information sessions are an alternate response to continue current state disaster recovery efforts during the national pandemic situation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FEMA, USDA, SBA, and various offices...
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