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Congressman Garret Graves

Representing the 6th District of Louisiana

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September 2, 2016 Blog Post

Disasters such as the recent floods and storms commonly result in the loss of important documents, but Louisiana residents have ways to replace them. Here is a list of useful websites and telephone numbers:

 

SNAP Cards:

(Food Stamps): Phone: 1-888-524-3578

Website: www.dcfs.la.gov/DSNAP

 

September 1, 2016 Blog Post

To find the nearest Disaster Recovery Center, log on with any computer, smartphone or tablet to the disaster recovery center locator at asd.fema.gov/inter/locator or use the FEMA app, available via the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

August 25, 2016 Blog Post

Important message from FEMA regarding "Mold Certificates":


State, FEMA Never Provide Mold Certificates or Charge Survivors for Services

August 25, 2016 Blog Post

You may be able to get funds to repair your rental property while helping survivors of the recent severe storms and floods at the same time.

August 25, 2016 Blog Post

Lots of folks have been asking about debris removal. Here's the lay of the land:

FEMA doesn’t put boots or equipment on the ground for debris removal – they reimburse parishes for eligible debris removal activities. The impacted parishes determine the debris/trash removal schedule after bidding out and finalizing contracts.

August 25, 2016 Blog Post

What to Expect After You Apply for FEMA Aid

Within 10 days after registering: A FEMA Inspector will call you to schedule an appointment.

During the Inspector's visit
Inspectors will:
• wear official FEMA ID badges.
• confirm your disaster registration number.
• review structural and personal property damages.

August 25, 2016 Blog Post


SAMARITAN'S PURSE: (985) 402-4350 
BAPTIST ASSOCIATION OF SE LA: (985) 839-3827
NOLA TREE PROJECT: (504) 415-8434
RED CROSS: (855) 489-2528.
UNITED SAINTS RECOVERY PROJECT:  (504) 383-5554  or projects@UnitedSaints.org 
OPERATION BLESSING INTERNATIONAL: (757) 226-3401

August 25, 2016 Blog Post
What to do if you disagree with FEMA’s decision letter

1. Read the letter carefully to find out why the decision was made.

Do you need to provide additional information?
August 14, 2016 Blog Post

Weather, hazardous conditions, road closures and other emergency information can be found by clicking the links below. 

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In The News

April 26, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Click here to see video 

Representative Garret Graves stopped by Denham Springs Junior High School on Monday to talk about online safety.

April 11, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – April 6, 2017 – The recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level.

April 10, 2017 In The News

Homeowners affected by the historic floods that swept Louisiana in March and August can now begin the initial application process for the state's upcoming housing recovery programs.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

The federal program that has made a select group of Gulf Coast fishermen millionaires has left a lot of Louisiana fishermen out of the money.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

March 2, 2017 In The News

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PANAMA CITY, FL (WVUE) -

Steve Southerland agrees: He was something of a threat to some commercial fishermen.

"I was in his kitchen," he tells us.

 Southerland served two terms in Congress.

March 2, 2017 In The News

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GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) -

On the tip of Louisiana's coast, Dean Blanchard built his seafood business from nothing.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DONALDSONVILLE – With the completion of a Union Pacific Railroad Modification over Bayou Lafourche completed, a ribbon cutting was held earlier this week near the site to celebrate a milestone in a project that will bring safer drinking water to some 300,000 residents who live further down the bayou.

March 1, 2017 In The News

DENHAM SPRINGS – Congressman Garret Graves offered advice on how the Army Corp of Engineers should address the Comite River Diversion Canal.

“The Corps should watch from the stands as the state builds it so the Corps can see how to build a project,” said Graves, who spoke Thursday at a meeting of the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club.

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