Preliminary Flood Map for Newton County, Texas, Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood maps for Newton County are ready for review.Residents are encouraged to examine these maps to decide whether they need to buy flood insurance. Additionally, residents and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.A team consisting of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state and local officials cooperated to produce them.“We’ve worked with our state and local partners to bring this critical information to the area. We hope that everyone reviews the maps to understand the flood risks involved,” said FEMA Region 6...
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SPRING BRANCH RESIDENTS CAN NOW PURCHASE FLOOD INSURANCE

DENTON, Texas –Spring Branch, Texas, located in Comal County, is now a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and that means those living and working in the town can purchase flood insurance.Homes or businesses do not have to be in a designated Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) to experience flooding. Anyone can be financially vulnerable to floods. In fact, people outside of high-risk areas file more than 20 percent of NFIP claims and receive one-third of disaster assistance payments for flooding.Since joining NFIP on Mar. 21, 2017, the...
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SAN ELIZARIO RESIDENTS CAN NOW PURCHASE FLOOD INSURANCE

DENTON, Texas –The city of San Elizario, Texas, located in El Paso County, is now a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and that means residents can purchase flood insurance.Homes or businesses do not have to be in a designated Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) to experience flooding. Anyone can be financially vulnerable to floods. In fact, people outside of high-risk areas file more than 20 percent of NFIP claims and receive one-third of disaster assistance payments for flooding.Since joining NFIP on Feb. 27, 2017, the city of...
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Disaster Recovery Resource Fair for Tornado and Flood Survivors will be Held in New Orleans East Saturday, April 8

US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: sylvia.obear
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Disaster Recovery Center in Orleans Parish Closing in Two Weeks

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Orleans Parish will close in two weeks, Friday, April 14. The DRC address and operating hours are:East New Orleans Public Library  Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.5641 Read Blvd.    Saturday, April 8: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.New Orleans, LA 70127   Closed on Sundays.The last Saturday the DRC will operate is April 8. DRC visitors on that day may also attend a one-day Disaster Recovery Resource Fair across the street at the New Orleans East Hospital from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The...
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