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FEMA: Aid Deadline for Residential Losses from Hurricane Zeta — March 15

Residents in six Louisiana parishes have until mid-March to apply for Hurricane Zeta, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says. The deadline for parishes and other public entities to apply for Zeta aid has passed. The deadline is March 15 for …

Imelda-Impacted Texans Still Don’t Know if They Qualify for FEMA Aid

Two state officials are optimistic that southeast Texans whose homes were flooded by Tropical Storm Imelda will qualify for federal aid. And since it could be weeks before the destruction is fully inventoried, many leaders continue urging residents to report …

FEMA Declares Church Centers Now Eligible for U.S. Disaster Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that private nonprofit houses of worship are now eligible for disaster assistance as community centers, without regard to their secular or religious nature. The change is effective for disasters declared on or after …

Nearly 894,000 Texans Apply for FEMA Harvey Aid

Nearly 894,000 people in Texas met this week’s deadline to register for federal disaster assistance to help them recover from Hurricane Harvey, with more than $1.4 billion in funding approved so far, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said. But officials …