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August 19, 2016

Aug. 19: What to expect from FEMA assistance

Thousands of those whose homes were flooded last week in South Louisiana had no flood insurance, and may be counting on FEMA’s individual assistance program to help pay for repairs. While the program awards up to $33,000 per household, The Advocate’s Chad Calder cautions applicants not to count on large grant awards to repair flood damage.