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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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Louisiana Spirit Provides Crisis Counseling for Tornado Survivors

Survivors of the February tornadoes that struck Livingston and Orleans parishes can receive free disaster crisis counseling. Following traumatic events such as tornadoes and floods, Louisiana Spirit crisis counselors provide an ear for listening, a shoulder to lean on and guidance for establishing normalcy.

Get Permits Before You Rebuild

If you have property affected by the February tornadoes in Louisiana, your first step to repair or rebuild should be to check with your local building official. That’s the person who can work with you or your contractor to ensure building permits are properly filed and necessary inspections are carried out.

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Colfax, Grant...

The Colfax and Winnfield disaster recovery centers will close Saturday, April 16, at 6 p.m. Louisiana disaster survivors in Colfax and Winnfield may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

Several Disaster Recovery Centers Will No Longer Be Open Sundays, But Help Remains for...

All but eight disaster recovery centers will not be open on Sundays beginning April 17, but help will still be available for Louisiana disaster survivors every day. Hours of operation remain 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday for all centers. Those remaining open on Sundays will have noon to 5 p.m. hours.

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, for Louisiana Survivors

A disaster recovery center will open Sunday, April 17, in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, for Louisiana Survivors

disaster recovery center will open Tuesday, April 12, in Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice. The disaster recovery center is located at the following address

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Roseland, Tangipahoa Parish, and Coushatta, Red River Parish for...

Disaster recovery centers will open Thursday, April 7, in Roseland, Tangipahoa Parish and Coushatta, Red River Parish to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice

More Louisiana Residents May Be Eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance, Urged to Register

Louisiana disaster survivors in Avoyelles Parish may now be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Their first step is to register with FEMA. Individuals in the 36 designated parishes who had storm damage may apply for federal disaster assistance three way

Louisiana Disaster Survivors in Ouachita, Tangipahoa and Beauregard Parishes Can Get Rebuilding Tips at...

Survivors from Ouachita, Tangipahoa and Beauregard parishes who are rebuilding after the March severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Pineville, Rapides Parish and Many, Sabine Parish for Louisiana...

Disaster recovery centers will open Wednesday, April 6, in Pineville, Rapides Parish and Many, Sabine Parish to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Merryville, Beauregard Parish; Franklinton, Washington Parish; and Vinton, Calcasieu...

Disaster recovery centers will open Saturday, April 2, in Merryville, Beauregard Parish; Franklinton, Washington Parish; and Vinton, Calcasieu Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Columbia, Caldwell Parish; Homer, Claiborne Parish; and Leesville, Vernon...

Disaster recovery centers will open Friday, April 1, in Columbia, Caldwell Parish; Homer, Claiborne Parish; and Leesville, Vernon Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Covington, St....

Louisiana disaster survivors in Covington may still visit other centers for face-to-face help. They may find other locations online at fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or by calling 800-621-3362.

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, and Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish,...

Disaster recovery centers will open Thursday, March 31, in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, and Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.

Disaster Recovery Center Relocates in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, for Louisiana Survivors

The mobile disaster recovery located at the Softball Fields Parking Lot on West Ninth Street in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, will reopen at a new location Wednesday, March 30, in Bogalusa to help Louisiana flood survivors. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.

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3RD ANNUAL JEFFERSON COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS HOUSING FAIR

Jefferson Community Action Programs (JeffCAP) will be hosting their 3rdAnnual JeffCAP Housing Fair on Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The housing fair will be held at the Marrero Community/Senior Center located at 1861 Ames Boulevard in Marrero

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Lease Dollar General

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant new construction Dollar General located at 8212 Highway 171 in Grand Cane, Louisiana for $1,168,947.