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Dealing With Weather Emergencies

Preparing for a Weather Emergency, Staying Alert to Disaster-related Scams, Getting Back on Your Feet Financially, and Resources.

Disaster Insurance Claim Guide

Information for home, flood & flood insurance after a disaster; how to file an insurance claim; working with insurance adjusters; and consumer complaints.

Flood and Fire Victims' Rights as Tenants

Common questions asked by tenants who suffer flood or fire damage.

Hiring a Contractor

After a disaster, people are vulnerable to scams or unqualified contractors. This link has helpful information about what you should do and how you should hire a home repair contractor to help avoid problems.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) site covering topics in: (1) housing- avoiding foreclosure, buying a home, home improvements, homes for sale, HUD homes, senior citizens, homelessness, veterans; (2) fairness- including fair lending, housing discrimination and disabled persons, and; (3) rental assistance- housing choice voucher program (Section 8), Search for an apartment, contact a housing counseling agency.

Hurricane Ida: Step-by-Step guide to applying for FEMA assistance

Please see this helpful step-by-step guide on applying for FEMA assistance. Use this search tool to see if your area has been declared a disaster area for individual assistance from FEMA. If your area is eligible for individual assistance, use this link to apply to FEMA for aid and check the status of an application. You can also call FEMA for information on the status of your claim. Call Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The speech or hearing impaired may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.

Louisiana Housing Corporation

The Louisiana Housing Corporation administers a variety of programs that assist renters, homebuyers and owners, developers, nonprofit groups, local governments and other stakeholders in creating safe, affordable, energy-efficient housing. Available Services include: Homeownership, Housing Development, Weatherization, Energy Assistance, Rental Opportunities, Homelessness Solutions, Housing Recovery.

National Flood Insurance Program

National Flood Insurance Program includes (1) Buying a Policy, (2) Renewing a Policy, (3) Flood Risks and Costs, (4) Before and After a Flood, (5) Flood Zones and Maps.

Protect Yourself from Scams: Home Repair Advice after Flooding

See this information about how to avoid problems when repairing your home after a flood.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

Information on disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration and how to apply.

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