Louisiana HAZUS User Group (LAHUG)
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News from Region VI
- Free Legal Services Hotline Available to Texas Storm Survivors
AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who have legal issues as a direct result of the May 4 through June 19 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding may receive free legal information from the Texas State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program Hotline.
Creation of a legal information helpline is part of a long-standing agreement between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) through the Disaster Legal Services program (DLS).English
- Returning SBA Loan Application May Open Doors to More FEMA Assistance
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Applicants for federal disaster assistance who are contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration after registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency should complete and return an SBA disaster loan application to continue the recovery assistance process for themselves, and not lose out on additional FEMA dollars. The application deadline for physical losses is Aug. 25, 2015.English
- Storm Survivors Can Register for Assistance Online 24/7; No Change to Holiday Hours for Phone Lines
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Residents of nine Arkansas counties included in a federal disaster declaration can register for assistance anytime online. Recovery officials also announced phone lines will maintain regular hours during the July 4 holiday weekend.
Those affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding May 7 to June 15, 2015 in Crawford, Garland, Howard, Jefferson, Little River, Miller, Perry, Sebastian, and Sevier counties may be eligible for assistance.English