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Department of Planning and Zoning
Recovery Assistance and Mitigation Planning
As we get further into the storm season, we sometimes get comfortable that an evacuation is not likely, but there is still the threat of a hurricane or tropical storm that may affect the Parish. Are you prepared to have access to all of your important financial information if you need to leave, or if your house or business is damaged? FEMA has developed some checklists to help people organize their important papers to be ready for any event. This is available in several languages, all of the full versions are attached here.
Four Simple Steps to Financial Preparedness
An Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK)
2. Review: Review your insurance policies and financial paperwork to be sure that they are still accurate and current.
3. Safeguard: Store paper and electronic copies of all files in safe locations.
4. Update: Revisit and update your EFFAK regularly. Updates are especially important when significant changes in your life occur.