Monday, August 15

Federal assistance for Louisiana flood victims

President Obama has signed a Louisiana Disaster Declaration to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding. Thus,  FEMA is asking all residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated parishes to begin applying for assistance tomorrow, August 16, 2016 by registering online at or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired.  The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.  You can go to the SU Ag Center’s website to register.  

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