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Joint Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Northeast Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Three joint State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open next week in Northeast Arkansas to help survivors affected by the December 10-11 severe storms and tornadoes. Survivors can meet face to face with specialists from FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and state and local agencies to have their questions about disaster assistance answered. They may also upload any documents needed for their applications at the centers. The following locations will open next week: Poinsett County Opens Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 at 8 a.m. Parkview Missionary Baptist Church...
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Luling Disaster Recovery Center to Close Permanently Jan. 21

BATON ROUGE, La. – The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center at the Edward Dufresne Community Center Parking Lot, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling, will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan 21. Residents of all parishes affected by Hurricane Ida can continue to visit any open disaster recovery center in Louisiana. To locate a center, check the FEMA app, visit www.FEMA.gov/DRC or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362; All DRC centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required for all visitors, employees, and volunteers. Survivors do not need an appointment...
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FEMA Specialists to Offer Rebuilding Tips at Stine Home & Yard in Walker

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA mitigation specialists will be on-hand at Stine Home & Yard in Walker from Jan. 18 to 22. Disaster survivors can visit to get advice from FEMA mitigation specialists about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage such as high winds and water. They will also have information about selecting contractors, flood insurance, roof repair and other topics. No appointment is needed. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 18 to 22 at: Stine Home & Yard /...
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FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to Close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

BATON ROUGE, La.— FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Louisiana will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17. Centers will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18, for disaster recovery specialists to provide survivors help with their FEMA applications, upload documents and answer questions about federal disaster assistance. All centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required for employees, volunteers and survivors. For other details, check the FEMA app (under Disaster Resources, select Talk to FEMA in Person) or visit the FEMA DRC Locator for a complete list of DRCs currently...
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Two Disaster Recovery Centers to Change Saturday Hours of Operation

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery centers in Luling and Montegut will change their Saturday hours of operation to 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning Jan. 8. Survivors can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and have their questions about federal disaster assistance answered at the centers. The two centers are located at: Edward Dufresne Community Center (Parking lot) 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway Luling, LA 70070 Hours of operation Mon. – Fri.: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed Sunday Montegut...
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Disaster Recovery Center at Montegut Recreation Center Remains Open

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Montegut remains open to help survivors affected by Hurricane Ida. Survivors can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and have their questions about federal disaster assistance answered at the centers. All centers follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks are required for employees, volunteers and survivors.  The center is located at: Montegut Recreation Center (Southwest corner of Cross and Dolphin St) 106 Dolphin St. Montegut, LA 70377 For other details, check the FEMA app (under Disaster Resources, select Talk to FEMA in...
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What to Expect After Applying for FEMA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK, AR – If you live in Craighead, Jackson, Mississippi, Poinsett and Woodruff counties and were affected by the Dec. 10 storms and tornadoes, FEMA may be able to help with temporary housing expenses, basic home repairs or other essential disaster-related needs that are not covered by insurance.  Residents in the designated counties can apply online at disasterassistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362, or by using the FEMA mobile app. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service....
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Arkansans - Be Alert to Fraud After a Disaster

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Survivors should be aware that con artists and criminals may try to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud or identity theft after a disaster. In some cases, thieves try to apply for FEMA assistance using names, addresses and Social Security numbers they have stolen from survivors. If a FEMA Inspector comes to your home and you did not submit a FEMA application, your information may have been used without your knowledge to create a FEMA application. If so, please inform the inspector that you did...
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FEMA Extends Deadline for Public Assistance Application for Hurricane Ida until Feb. 11, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has extended the period for applicants to request Public Assistance grants for Hurricane Ida. The new deadline is Feb. 11, 2022. The Public Assistance (PA) Program delivers FEMA grant assistance to local and state governments and their agencies, houses of worship and certain private nonprofit applicants following a disaster declaration. Communities, nonprofits and houses of worship interested in applying for a PA grant should contact their local or state emergency manager to begin the process and submit a Request for Public Assistance form. Applicants are highly...
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Northeast Arkansas Tornado and Storm Survivors May Apply for FEMA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas homeowners and renters affected by the recent tornadoes and severe storms that occurred Dec. 10-11, 2021, who live in counties that have recently been designated for Individual Assistance, may apply for help from FEMA. The designated counties are: Craighead, Jackson, Mississippi, Poinsett and Woodruff. If you have homeowners or renters insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If you are uninsured or underinsured, you may be eligible for federal assistance. The fastest...
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and tornadoes from Dec. 10-11, 2021.  The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Craighead, Jackson, Mississippi, Poinsett and Woodruff counties. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. Federal funding...
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Survivors can visit Westwego Disaster Recovery Center until Dec. 29

BATON ROUGE, La. – Survivors have a few more days to visit the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center at the Alario Center in Westwego. The center will close permanently at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29. Prior to its final closure, the center will close for the holidays from Dec. 23 to 26. It reopens for its final three days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 27. FEMA specialists will be available to work with survivors until the center closes. Although the center in Westwego is closing, residents of all parishes...
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