• FEMA Direct Housing now includes Acadia Parish
    Survivors of Hurricane Delta in Acadia Parish are now eligible for direct temporary housing after the expansion of FEMA’s Direct Housing mission.   The following information answers some questions people may have about the process.  Question: In what parishes are survivors eligible for direct temporary housing?  Answer: FEMA’s Direct Housing mission was expanded under Hurricane Delta … Read more
  • Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Closure Updates – Rayne
    Disaster Recovery Centers Adding Appeals Centers in Jefferson Davis, Lafayette and Rapides Parishes; Others Will Close, and All Will Change Hours of Operation Three FEMA drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will be adding an additional service “Appeals Centers” in Jefferson Davis, Lafayette and Rapides Parishes to assist registrants who wish to appeal FEMA determinations. The Appeals Center features an outdoor sitting area where conversations can take place. This will allow staff to explain the appeals process, discuss documentation … Read more
  • Delta Deadline to Register for FEMA Assistance is December 16
    Renters and homeowners in parishes designated for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Delta have until Dec. 16 to register for help.  Federal assistance includes help for temporary housing, rental assistance and repair or replacement of damaged property.  Additionally, grants may be available to help with other expenses such as medical and dental care, childcare, funeral and … Read more
  • Beware of Fraud and Scam Artists
     Survivors should be alert for con artists and criminals trying to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams or identity theft. In some cases, thieves try to register with FEMA using names, addresses and Social Security numbers they have stolen from survivors.  Phony property inspections:  When a FEMA inspector calls to discuss your … Read more
  • Delta Deadline to Register for FEMA Assistance is December 16
     Renters and homeowners in parishes designated for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Delta have until Dec. 16 to register for help.  Federal assistance includes help for temporary housing, rental assistance and repair or replacement of damaged property.  Additionally, grants may be available to help with other expenses such as medical and dental care, childcare, funeral and … Read more