City Council Meeting: June 2nd, 2021, 6:00pm

June 2nd, Agenda Download

Special Council Meeting: June 4th, 2021 9:00am

June 4th, Agenda Download

Following widespread flooding from heavy rain and strong winds, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program is pleased to provide a number of resources available for your use.

General information on the NFIP:
Website: For consumers: https://floodsmart.gov
Website: For insurance agents: https://agents.floodsmart.gov
Handbook: For insurance commissioners and others: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/NFIPDeskReferencev18_508_V4.1.pdf
Fact Sheet: For real estate agents: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/F-435_508_01Dec17.pdf

Before a storm:
Website: What To Do Before A Flood: https://www.floodsmart.gov/community
Website: Information on reducing/avoiding flood damage: https://agents.floodsmart.gov/index.php/client-support/prepare
Fact Sheet: Flood Loss Avoidance: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/Loss_Avoidance_Fact_Sheet_Consumers_508.pdf
Fact Sheet: Flood Loss Avoidance in Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_understanding-flood-loss-avoidance_policyholders_spanish.pdf
Fact Sheet: Understanding Flood Loss Avoidance for Agents: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_understanding-flood-loss-avoidance_agents.pdf
Infographic: Flood Loss Avoidance: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1591371468334-ccb9a322b8179c5e94bc31107d7baf65/101927-002_FEMA_Flood-Avoidance_infographic_May2020_r8_508.pdf
Tool Kit: General flood safety social media from Ready.gov: https://www.ready.gov/flood-toolkit

Video: Flood Loss Avoidance: Limiting Flood Damage to Your Home (fema.gov)
Video: Flood Loss Avoidance in Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXUvBLuD5a8
Video: Securing Documents In Preparation for a Flood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv72vbKmRzc
Video: Securing Documents In Preparation for a Flood in Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE-wOm6GkN8
Library: NFIP Marketing Resource Library with hundreds of assets including social media posts, videos, fact sheets, templated letters to potential customers and other products for you to communicate the value of flood insurance: https://agents.floodsmart.gov/marketing/resource-library

Filing Your Claim:
Website: How To Start Filing Your Claim: https://www.floodsmart.gov/index.php/start
Fact Sheet: How To File Your Flood Insurance Claim: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_how-to-file-flood-insurance-claim.pdf
Fact Sheet: How To File Your Flood Insurance Claim in Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_how-to-file-flood-insurance-claim_spanish.pdf
Fact Sheet: Starting Your Recovery: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Claims Process: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_Starting-Your-Recovery_2020.pdf
Fact Sheet: Starting Your Recovery: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Claims Process in Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_Starting-Your-Recovery-Spanish_2020.pdf
Graphic: Who’s Knocking At Your Door: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_who-knocking-your-door.pdf
Video: How To Document Damage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAAtqAIKY2I
Graphic: Who’s Knocking At Your Door in Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_who-knocking-your-door_spanish.pdf

Recovering from a flood:
Website: How To Document Damage And Begin Clean-Up: https://www.floodsmart.gov/index.php/flood/document-damage
Handbook: NFIP Claims Handbook: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/FINAL_ClaimsHandbook_10252017.pdf
Fact Sheet: Build Back Safer & Stronger: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/Build_Back_Safer_and_Strong_Fact_Sheet_07112018.pdf
Fact Sheet: Salvaging Water-Damaged Family Valuables and Heirlooms: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/SalvagingFamilyValuables_sept2018.pdf
Graphic: Coming Home After A Flood: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-07/fema_nfip_Coming-Home-Infographic.pdf
Website: Reducing Future Flood Damage: https://www.floodsmart.gov/flood/mitigating-flood-damage

Information for Insurance Agents:
Fact Sheet: Flood Insurance, Make It Your Business: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/101844-004_FEMA2019_MakeItYourBusinessUpd_8.5X11.pdf
Handbook: Flood Insurance Agent Field Guide: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/AgentFieldGuide_jan142019.pdf

Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program

Louisiana has dedicated $300 million to a small business grant program which is expected to begin accepting applications in the next few days. Businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, can apply for up to $15,000 to cover eligible expenses.

For the first 21 days of the program, grants will be given to businesses who didn’t receive a Payment Protection Program loan, insurance payment, or an Economic Injury Disaster loan. During the first 60 days, $40 million will go to businesses owned by women, minorities, and veterans.

More information on eligibility and timelines can be found by visiting the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program site at www.treasury.la.gov/main-street . You may also visit OneAcadiana.org/Webinars to view a recorded webinar and presentation material on the grant program.

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