The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is putting a stop to incorrect and false information to the residents of southeast Louisiana. FEMA says enough and launched a rumor control website in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

FEMA reminds the citizens of Louisiana to be critically mindful of everything read on social media and/or being scammed.

During disasters, it's critical to avoid spreading false information. FEMA

The agency warns victims of Hurricane Ida to not trust anyone who offers financial help. Check everyone out thoroughly before giving anyone personal information or money for services of any type.

Remember, if someone calls you or shows up at your door asking for money and claiming to be from FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services or any other government agency...don't give them a dime. All of those government services are free and they would never call or go door-to-door asking for money.

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Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.

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