About $4.7 billion in federal disaster assistance has flowed to Louisiana after the August flood.
• The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $2.3 billion in claims
• SBA loans have been approved for more than $1.2 billion to help businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters.
• FEMA has obligated $756 million to individuals and households and $294 million to public assistance.
• The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved $133 million in food benefits to flood survivors.
Individuals and Housing Program (IHP)
• $755 million has been approved for individual and housing assistance.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA)
• 42,227 households have been approved for $161 million in other needs assistance.
• $134 million cumulative total for approved rental assistance.
• 66,805 households are eligible.
Home Repair Assistance
• 34,757 households are eligible for $456 million.
Public Assistance (PA)
• 301 project worksheets have been obligated for $294 million.
• $60 million of that amount pays for temporary facilities for schools and to clean and remove flood debris.
Transitional Sheltering Assistance
• 4,332 cumulative survivors have been checked in for TSA.
• 968 households are checked into 175 hotels in three states.
Department of Agriculture
• USDA approved $133 million in food benefits to flood survivors.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
• More than $2.3 billion in claims has been paid.
• More than 28,000 claims have been closed.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
• 17,223 SBA loans have been approved for more than $1.2 billion to help businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters.
Manufactured Housing Units (MHUs)
• 4,060 households licensed-into 4,192 manufactured housing units.
• Total projection for MHU installation is 4,502.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
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