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In Case You Missed It: The Business of Disaster

05/23/2011    

The response to any major disaster, be it a hurricane, a tornado, a flood or an oil spill, often must be a public-private partnership: government might coordinate the efforts, but the private sector h...

Residents with Flood Insurance affected by Spillway Water

05/20/2011 Posted to Administration  

Residents who have flood insurance and are affected by the release of spillway water are eligible to file flood insurance claims. Coverage includes both natural and man-made events. The National Fl...

State Continues Flood Fighting Efforts

05/20/2011    

BATON ROUGE -- State agencies continue their efforts to fight and prepare for flooding in communities across Louisiana. Updates from individual agencies are below. FLOOD FIGHTING EFFORTS To date...

Spring Flood Update

05/19/2011 Posted to Administration  

As the spring flood has moved into Louisiana, I am asking your assistance in communicating with the citizens of Louisiana important information regarding the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). ...

Update on State Preparedness and Response Efforts

05/19/2011    

Update on State Preparedness and Response Efforts to Mississippi River Rising in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. - State agencies in Louisiana continued their flood preparation and response efforts on ...

State Continues Flood Preparation Efforts

05/19/2011    

State Continues Flood Preparation Efforts, Monitoring Wildlife Impacts BATON ROUGE - State agencies continue their efforts to fight and prepare for flooding in communities across Louisiana. Update...

Flood Protection Efforts in Gibson

05/19/2011    

PHOTO RELEASE: Flood Protection Efforts in Gibson, Sinkable Barge Project in St. Mary Parish BATON ROUGE, La. -- Photos released from Louisiana today show Governor Bobby Jindal surveying the const...

Officials Urge Residents to Take Caution

05/18/2011    

Officials Urge Residents to Take Caution During and After Flood, Remain Alert for Snakes BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising residents living, w...

State Officials Advise Public to Stay Off of Levees

05/18/2011    

State Officials Advise Public to Stay Off of Levees, Remain Safe During Flood Conditions BATON ROUGE, La. - As area spillways are opened in an effort to relieve pressure on levee systems, state off...

State filing extensions available to taxpayers

05/18/2011    

State filing extensions available to taxpayers affected by 2011 spring flood BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana taxpayers in areas of the state affected by the 2011 spring flood are eligible for extensio...

Management, Disposal, and Control Branch of USACE

05/17/2011    

May 6, 2011 - To: Those with immovable and/or personal property, livestock, and third part interests within the Old River Control Complex, Morganza Floodway, lower Atchafalaya Basin Floodway (Hwy 190 ...

Annual Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony

05/17/2011 Posted to Administration  

The Regional Military Museum will be holding its Annual Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2011 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at 1154 Barrow Street in Houma. There will be food, beverage...

No Evacuations Have Been Issued for Terrebonne Parish

05/17/2011 Posted to Administration  

Officials with Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government would like to remind residents that there have been no evacuations issued for any residents of Terrebonne Parish. Officials are continuing t...

Spirit Coastal Recovery Counseling Program

05/16/2011    

Louisiana Spirit Coastal Recovery Counseling Program is a Crisis Counseling and Stress Management program for individuals, families and groups most affected by the recent pol spill along the Louisiana...

Red Cross Moving Supplies, Volunteers To Help Along MS River

05/16/2011    

As flood threat increases, so does need for Volunteers, Donations The American Red Cross is prepared for the possibility of severe flooding in the Southeast Louisiana area. Trained Red Cross workers h...

Department of Health & Hospitals - Floodwater Talking Points

05/16/2011    

Stay out of the floodwatersThere is always the possibility that flooding will cause sewage treatment systems (both community and residential) to fail, contaminating the floodwaters and exposing people...

LA Residents Urged to be Safe, Know Facts about Flood Ins.

05/16/2011    

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges residents to prepare for possible flooding by making a plan and keeping your flood insurance documents safe. Flood conditions will cont...

Flooding - Most Frequent/Costly Natural Disaster in Nation

05/16/2011    

FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS FEMA is proud to partner with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Weather Service (NWS) to demonstrate flood risks across the country and p...

Levees, Flooding and Insurance - Frequently Asked Questions

05/16/2011    

What to Know... What to DoWill My Flood Insurance Policy Cover Me? The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) defines covered flooding as a general and temporary condition during which the surface of...

National Flood Insurance Program Facts

05/16/2011    

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working closely with federal, state and local officials to help prepare families that may be potentially impacted by flooding. The National Flood Insurance ...