Disaster Relief & Recovery

Hurricane Delta »

Members of the public should continue to monitor local news outlets for weather updates and follow guidance from local officials. The Governor’s office will also share updates about severe weather and also COVID-19 through its texting system. People may opt-in by texting ‘HurricaneDelta’ to 67283 and sign up for phone calls by going to Smart911. For information on road closures, please visit 511la.org.

To receive text notifications from the Governor’s Office pertaining to Hurricane Laura, text ‘LAURA’ to 67283 and sign up for phone calls by going to Smart911. For shelter information, text ‘LASHELTER’ to 898211 or call 2-1-1.

Hurricane Laura »

As Louisiana works through the impacts of Hurricane Laura, Committee of 100 is working to support businesses affected and share resources available.

Please continue to check back frequently for updates.

To receive text notifications from the Governor’s Office pertaining to Hurricane Laura, text ‘LAURA’ to 67283 and sign up for phone calls by going to Smart911. For shelter information, text ‘LASHELTER’ to 898211 or call 2-1-1.
  • FEMA has a website for those impacted to apply for federal assistance.
    http://DisasterAssistance.gov
  • DSNAP provides eligible households that do not receive SNAP benefits with help buying food due to lost income or damages following a disaster. Registration will speed up the process if DSNAP becomes available.
    http://ow.ly/2UXh50BbRug
  • The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) is providing additional assistance to individuals and families impacted by the storm.
    http://www.dcfs.la.gov/dsnap or 1-888-524-3578
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ temporary roofing installation mission, Operation #BlueRoof, is active in Louisiana following Hurricane #Laura. The following Louisiana parishes are currently eligible: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon.
    Learn more: http://usace.army.mil/BlueRoof
  • American Red Cross Safe and Well program allows those affected by disaster to let family and friends know they are safe. After submitting information (name, whether safe, location, contact information and a custom message), loved ones can search for people based on the information provided.
    Visit https://safeandwell.communityos.org/ or call 1-800-REDCROSS

Watch a brief video or read some guidelines on how to volunteer safely during the COVID-19 situation.

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