Generator and Chainsaw Reimbursement for Hurricane Ida Survivors

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Generator and Chainsaw Reimbursement for Hurricane Ida Survivors

Posted: Sep 6, 2021 12:34 PM

LOUISIANA - FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial and direct services to eligible individuals and households affected by a disaster, who have uninsured or under-insured necessary expenses and serious needs. IHP assistance is not a substitute for insurance and cannot compensate for all losses caused by a disaster. The assistance is intended to meet your basic needs and supplement disaster recovery efforts.

IHP Assistance may include:

-Funds for temporary housing while you are unable to live in your home, such as rental assistance, or reimbursement for hotel costs

-A temporary housing unit, if approved for the disaster, when you are not able to use rental assistance due to a lack of available housing resources

-Funds to support the repair or replacement of owner-occupied homes that serve as the household’s primary residence, including privately-owned access routes, such as driveways, roads, or bridges

-Funds for other uninsured or under-insured disaster-caused expenses and serious needs, such as repair or replacement of personal property and vehicles, or funds for moving and storage, medical, dental, child care, funeral, and other miscellaneous items approved by your state, territory, or tribal government

-Funds for hazard mitigation assistance to help eligible homeowners repair or rebuild stronger, more durable homes.

The Privacy Act requires FEMA to obtain written consent from the applicant in order to share their disaster assistance records with a third party. Applicants who wish to authorize FEMA to share their information with a third party must complete the FEMA FORM FF-104-FY-21-118: Authorization for the Release of Information Under the Privacy Act and return it to FEMA.

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