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FEMA created new blog post 4589 in FEMA News yesterday

Incident Period: January 13, 2021Declaration Date: March 4, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. N ...

DENTON, Texas – Oklahoma homeowners and renters in the 16 counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. The counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa, and Wagoner. After applying for assistance, if you received a letter from FEMA that says you’re ineligible for help or that there is “no decision ...

FEMA created new blog post 4588 in FEMA News yesterday

Incident Period: November 12, 2020 - November 15, 2020Declaration Date: March 3, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

BATON ROUGE, La. – Six months ago, communities across 21 parishes in Louisiana experienced the devastating effects of Hurricane Laura. Neighborhoods were shattered, homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed, and lives were upended. Day after day Louisianans continue to recover. FEMA and its partner federal agencies are still in Louisiana and will remain in the state to provide all the assistance that individuals, state and local governments are eligible to receive.

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Craighead County, Arkansas. 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 90-day appeal and comment period. ...

FEMA created new blog post Happy to Be Home in FEMA News 4 days ago

BATON ROUGE, La. – Sandra’s voice smiles as she says she is “so comfortable now” living in a FEMA temporary housing unit on her own property in a remote area of Calcasieu Parish. Her trailer sits on a concrete slab that used to hold her carport. Next to it are the remnants of her old home, destroyed by the two hurricanes. She says, “FEMA saved my life” by helping her return to her own yard. Being forced to live with friends and relatives had left her depressed. Now she feels settled and ...

DENTON, Texas – State and federal recovery officials urge disaster survivors in the 16 designated counties to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible. If you have insurance and are applying for assistance for damages your home sustained following the winter storms, you must also file a claim with your insurance company. The quickest and easiest way to apply is by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov. If it is not possib ...

DENTON, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters in 18 additional counties who suffered damage from the winter storm that recently struck Texas may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assist ...

DENTON, Texas – Oklahoma homeowners and renters in the 16 counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assistance. T ...

WASHINGTON -- FEMA continues taking action to support President Joseph R. Biden, Jr’s COVID-19 response plan, as Community Vaccination Centers opened Feb. 24 in Brooklyn and Queens, New York and Dallas and Houston, Texas. An additional center will open in Texas later this week, while four centers in Florida, four in New York and one in Philadelphia are scheduled to open next week. Earlier this month, two Community Vaccination Centers opened in California. FEMA is working with oth ...

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe winter storms from Feb. 8-20, 2021. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner counties. Assistance can ...

FEMA created new blog post 4587 in FEMA News 1 week ago

Incident Period: February 8, 2021 - February 20, 2021Declaration Date: February 24, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

DENTON, Texas – Last week’s winter storms wreaked havoc on communities across Texas. To make the most of your contributions, consider these tips for donating and volunteering responsibly. Cash is the most efficient method of donating. Financial contributions to recognized disaster relief organizations are the fastest, most flexible and most effective method of donating. Organizations on the ground know what items and q ...

FEMA created new blog post FEMA Responds to Severe Winter Weather in FEMA News 1 week ago

WASHINGTON -- Texas homeowners and renters in 31 additional counties can now apply for federal disaster assistance with FEMA. The additional counties were approved last night, paving the way for more individuals and families impacted by the winter storms to receive much needed grants that can be used for temporary housing and home repairs. Since the Texas major ...

FEMA created new blog post FEMA Responds to Severe Winter Weather in FEMA News 1 week ago

WASHINGTON -- Texas homeowners and renters in 31 additional counties can now apply for federal disaster assistance with FEMA. The additional counties were approved last night, paving the way for more individuals and families impacted by the winter storms to receive much needed grants that can be used for temporary housing and home repairs. Since the Texas major ...

DENTON, Texas – If you received a letter from FEMA that says you’re ineligible for help or that there is “no decision,” read the letter carefully. FEMA may need additional information from you to continue processing your application. If you have insurance and are applying for federal assistance, you must file a claim with your insurance provider. If applicable, you will need to provide a copy of your insurance settlement approval or denial letter. A few common reasons for being d ...

DENTON, Texas – New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Greene County, Arkansas. 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 90-day appeal and comment period. < ...

DENTON, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters in 31 additional counties who suffered damage from the winter storm that recently struck Texas may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assist ...

FEMA created new blog post FEMA Responds to Severe Winter Weather in FEMA News 1 week ago

WASHINGTON --  Since President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s Feb. 19 major disaster declaration in Texas, more than $600,000 has now been awarded in grants for survivors. The declaration provides assistance for disaster survivors in 77 counties. This 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 this storm. If you received dam ...

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that additional disaster assistance is available to the state of Louisiana for Public Assistance projects undertaken in the state as a result of Hurricane Laura during the period of Aug. 22 to 27, 2020. Under President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.'s order today, the federal share for Public Assistance, including direct federal assistance, has been increased to 90% of the total eligible costs, except for assistance previously authorized at 100%. This a ...

DENTON, Texas – State and federal recovery officials urge disaster survivors to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud. Disasters often bring communities together but con artists, identity thieves and other criminals may target survivors. The most common types of post-disaster fraud include phony housing inspectors, fraudulent building contractors, bogus pleas for disaster donations, fake offers of municipal or federal aid and charging for free services.< ...

WASHINGTON -- FEMA is on the ground in Texas helping winter storm survivors by moving water, fuel, blankets and other needed commodities. We're emptying warehouses and purchasing new supplies to help alleviate impacts from these storms. If you received damages from the Texas winter storms and have insurance - file a claim. When you apply for FEMA disaster assistance, you will also need to provide your claim information. The quickest way to apply for disaster assistance is online ...

WASHINGTON -- Within less than 24 hours of receiving Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s request for a major disaster declaration, President Joseph R. Biden approved the declaration, allowing assistance for winter storm survivors in 77 counties. FEMA continues responding to meet the needs of survivors in large sections of the United States who are impacted by extre ...

DENTON, Texas – Texas homeowners and renters in the 77 counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assistance. The ...

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Angelina, Aransas, Bastrop, Bee, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Brazoria, Brazos, Brown, Burleson, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Collin, Comal, Comanche, Cooke, Coryel ...

FEMA created new blog post 4586 in FEMA News 2 weeks ago

Incident Period: February 11, 2021 and continuing. Declaration Date: February 19, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

WASHINGTON -- As large sections of the United States are being impacted by extreme cold, snow, ice and high winds, FEMA is actively coordinating with impacted states, local and tribal governments to address unmet needs. President Joseph R. Biden approved emergency declarations for Louisiana,

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state and local response efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing. The president’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts, which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emerge ...

FEMA created new blog post 3556 in FEMA News 2 weeks ago

Incident Period: February 11, 2021 and continuing. Declaration Date: February 18, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour.

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning Feb. 8, 2021 and continuing. The president’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts, which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required ...