flood recovery News

New York: $7M for Homeowners Hit by Lake Ontario Flooding

New York state is making $7 million available to help homeowners recover from flooding along the Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River shorelines. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the funding Monday. Homeowners will be able to get up to $40,000 in …

$1.6B in Federal Aid Now Available for Louisiana Flood Recovery

After months of working through the federal bureaucracy, Louisiana has access to the $1.6 billion in federal aid earmarked by Congress for flood recovery. Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration says the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, …

Many Still Reeling from NW Louisiana Flood a Year Later

Floods a year ago took everything from Vivian, La., resident Gwen Smith. “I lost my home completely,” she said. Before the flood hit on March 9, 2016, Smith had lived most of her adult life in the mobile home. For …

2 Mississippi Communities Declared Ineligible for Federal Flood Aid

As thousands of south Louisiana flood victims apply for disaster assistance, residents of two Mississippi communities have been told they are not eligible for assistance. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokes tells The Natchez Democrat the damage in Crosby and Centreville …

Brewer Issues Emergency Declaration For 2 Arizona Counties

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a declaration of emergency to assist with flood recovery in Apache and Greenlee counties. A series of powerful monsoon storms passed over the two northeastern Arizona counties on Sept. 13-14. The storms caused significant …