FEMA Uses Many Platforms To Deliver Need-To-Know Information


BATON ROUGE, La. —  Several digital resources are available to follow developing response and recovery efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. This includes FEMA websites, social media pages and official online handles and hashtags. 

In Louisiana, more than 1,000 households remain in Manufactured Housing Units while other survivors continue to recover following the August 2016 floods. The disaster impacted 26 parishes statewide. Visit fema.gov/disaster/4277 for progress, photos and flooding statistics about this disaster. Information regarding flood relief can be found at restore.la.gov.

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Track coverage of the recovery from the last storm season anytime through official websites, social media pages and digital resources. The additional resources offer multiple opportunities to locate information faster and in real-time. Fact sheets, brochures and other documents are also available for specific disaster-related information.

Links to online resources are available at the following sites.

  • To learn about the presidential disaster declaration process check out this guide:fema.gov/pdf/rrr/dec_proc.pdf.
  • gohsep.la.gov/ is a link to the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness website.
  • Visit fema.gov/disasters/ for a list of disasters and specific response information.

Social Media Handles and Hashtags

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FEMA’s national Facebook page is available at facebook.com/FEMA.

For breaking news about the recovery, follow FEMA on Twitter @FEMA and FEMA Administrator Brock Long @FEMA_Brock and FEMA Region 6 in Denton, TX @FEMARegion6.

Recovery updates for Louisiana disasters can be found on Facebook atfacebook.com/LouisianaGov/ or by following @LouisianaGov on Twitter. 

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Search for these hashtags for updates about the most recent disasters: #FEMA, #Harvey, #HurricaneHarvey, #HarveyRecovery, #Irma, #HurricaneIrma, #Maria and #HurricaneMaria.

For Louisiana specific updates please search #LAFlood and #LAgov on Twitter and Facebook.

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