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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Preliminary Flood Maps for Ellis County, Texas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in portions of the cities of Cedar Hill, Ennis, Garrett, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Midlothian, Oak Leaf, Ovilla, Palmer, Pecan Hill, Red Oak, Venus and Waxahachie as well as unincorporated areas of Ellis County, Texas. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the...
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Incident Period: April 8, 2021 Declaration Date: April 8, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. Events There are no current consultations at this time. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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