NOTICE: $500 MILLION IN FLOOD AID PASSES IN LAST MINUTE ACCOMMODATION, Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President Lafayette Consolidated Government

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NOTICE: $500 MILLION IN FLOOD AID PASSES IN LAST MINUTE ACCOMMODATION.

I'm pleased to report that a last minute accommodation between the parties in congress resulted in the $500 million in flood aid being passed by the Senate yesterday afternoon and by the House last night. The arrangement funds the…

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FLOOD DEBRIS COLLECTION CONCLUDES THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30!

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NOTICE: (PLEASE SHARE!) FLOOD DEBRIS COLLECTION CONCLUDES THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30!

Flood-affected residents within the City of Lafayette and unincorporated areas of the parish must move all flood-related debris to the curb or public right-of-way in time for this last collection on Friday.

Citizens within the City of Lafayette or…

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Copied::: Disaster Unemployment Assistance deadline Oct. 18th.

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Copied::: Disaster Unemployment Assistance deadline Oct. 18th.

Due to high call volume, the state encourages you to apply online at www.laworks.net. You may also apply by calling 866-783-5567 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Remember that DUA is different from applying for FEMA help and other forms…

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NOTICE: WASHINGTON PARTISANSHIP DOOMS EARLY FLOOD RELIEF PACKAGE. CALL FOR UNITED ACTION. Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President Lafayette Consolidate Government

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NOTICE: WASHINGTON PARTISANSHIP DOOMS EARLY FLOOD RELIEF PACKAGE. CALL FOR UNITED ACTION.

A partisan disagreement over the interim spending bill being considered by Congress has resulted in the removal of the $500 million Congressional appropriation for Louisiana and other federal disasters. The measure has failed to pass out of the…

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DONOR NEED REQUESTS

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Dear Donors,

Thank you so very much for continuing to help #RebuildLouisianaStronger!

www.lafayettela.recovers.org is spreading the word about items needed by our Louisiana residents, as well as, our local volunteer organizations supporting flood impacted families. Our site supports Lafayette parish, as well as, neighboring parishes making up the "Acadiana" region.

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement, Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President Lafayette Consolidate Government

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I am pleased to have participated in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement today that it is providing Lafayette Parish with an early infusion of $1.9 million in disaster assistance in the wake of last month’s devastating flooding.

The announcement was made by HUD Principal Deputy…

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Acadiana United distribution center will be open Tuesday from 10am - 3pm

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The Acadiana United distribution center will be open Tuesday from 10-3 with REPLENISHED stock. The location is 306 Stutes Rd. Duson, La 70529. Please bring a photo ID & a FEMA number.

We'd be happy to help you with the following items: Some medical supplies, water, toiletries, food/pantry items, cleaning…

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flood@lafayetteassessor.com NOW ACTIVE - LAFAYETTE PARISH

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flood@lafayetteassessor.com is now up.

Homeowners and business owners in Lafayette Parish with flood damage can now email in requests for reductions in assessments. Must include either FEMA claim form or flood insurance claim.

Requests can also be made in person at the Lafayette Parish Assessor's office or by phone at…

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FEMA hotel funding for flood victims extended - Story from KATC.com

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Posted: Sep 16, 2016 11:38 AM CDT Updated: Sep 16, 2016 11:58 AM CDT

At the request of the state, FEMA has approved a 30-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program in Louisiana. The program allows eligible Louisiana survivors of August’s severe storms and floods to stay in…

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FREE SERVICES - Acadiana NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

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From the Program & Education Director for NAMI Acadiana:

NAMI Acadiana is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the largest national mental health advocacy organization who is dedicated to improving the lives of those living with mental illness & their families.

I can attest to the…

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NEED - 53' Refrigerated Trailer - Reefer

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We have an IMMEDIATE NEED of a 53' refrigerated trailer (reefer). It's for a 501C3 charitable organization. Need it by Tuesday, September 13, at noon.

Please email lafayettela.recovers@gmail.com to discuss if you are able to meet this donation.

Thank you

Take a Selfie: Use technology to prevent fraud in flooding aftermath

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BATON ROUGE, LA – In the aftermath of the disaster in South Louisiana, Attorney General Jeff Landry is unleashing a new initiative in order to help those rebuilding their lives and homes.

“Predatory people are able to perpetrate their crimes as long as they remain anonymous,” said General Landry. “In…

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BROADCAST MESSAGE - UPDATE: CURRENT NEED CASE LOGS

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The CRISIS and CLEAN UP/MUDOUT process continues for many of our Acadiana Residents. Due to so many impacted homes, the volunteer organizations who are providing support to our region have a high volume of cases being worked. Please continue to have patience as your NEED is in the queue for

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FEMA is hiring temporary employees to support flood recovery

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Posted: Sep 02, 2016 7:11 PM CDT Updated: Sep 02, 2016 7:16 PM CDT

Louisiana residents looking for temporary work have an opportunity to lead in their communities’ recovery process by working with the Federal Federal Emergency Management Agency.

FEMA is advertising through the Louisiana Workforce Commission to fill open…

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Saturday Sept 3, Cajun Green Cross Event Lafayette

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Just delivered to Life Church Lafayette, all of the goods that we picked up in BR and Clinton this morning. Cajun Green Cross is setting up at 6408 Johnston to help aid those surrounding communities. Go volunteer, get involved, make a difference!!