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FEMA Flood Assistance (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-25

Duration: 00:04:57

Subjects: Natural Disasters | United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency | Disaster response and recovery | Floods, 2016


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Pillot, Alberto Interviewee


This segment from the March 25, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s on-set interview with Alberto Pillot of FEMA. Whinham reports that 12,000 homes in Louisiana were damaged in the recent statewide flooding. Pillot discusses: the need for people impacted by the flooding to register with FEMA; the locations of the FEMA disaster recovery center locations around the state; the process for receiving benefits; and FEMA’s partnership with the Small Business Administration for the disaster loan program.