Hurricane Ida Relief
Scroll and click the links below for updates on Hurricane Ida recovery.
|Hurricane Ida Survivor Resources|
|FEMA Assistance || ▪ FEMA disaster assistance may be available to help pay uninsured or underinsured losses such as home repair for disaster-related damage, rental assistance, reimbursement for lodging expenses for individuals whose home was inaccessible or inhabitable during the disaster, medical expenses incurred from this disaster or other disaster-related needs.|
▪ Plaquemines Parish is 1 of 10 parishes approved by FEMA for the Direct Housing Program. Owners and renters are eligible. To qualify for this program, residents must first apply for disaster assistance with FEMA by doing the following:
-Register online at disasterassistance.gov
-Calling FEMA at 1-800-621-3362
-Visit one of the Disaster Recovery Centers
|Roofing||The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof program sign-up deadline is extended through October 15, 2021 for residents who sustained Hurricane Ida damage. |
|Economic Recovery|| ▪ Small Business Administration: Applicants (businesses, most private non -profits, homeowners and renters) for low-interest disaster loan may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at disasterloanassistance.sba.gov. Applicants may also call SBA's Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance.|
▪ Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call 800-877-8339.
▪ Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
▪ Agricultural Producers: For loans and grants please contact Farm Services Agency to recover from losses, visit www.farmers.gov/recover/disaster-tool#step-1.
▪ Insurance: For individual or business insurance questions, go here: www.ldi.la.gov.
▪ Disaster Fraud: For information visit agjefflandry.com/Files/Shared/Documents/ConsumerTipsforNaturalDisasters.pdf.
|State Resources||▪ For state resources, go to hurricanerecovery.la.gov |
▪ Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance has been extended due. To pre-register your application for DSNAP, visit dcfs.la.gov/preregister for more information.
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance|
▪ For information on employment and wages during national disasters go to: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd
|Nonprofit and Volunteer Groups||▪ For assistance from the American Red Cross, go to: https://www.redcross.org/local/louisiana.html or call 504-620-3105.|
▪ The Crisis Cleanup Hotline is in operation for survivors who need help with clean up and removal of damage from Hurricane Ida. The hotline will connect you with volunteers, local relief organizations and faith and community groups to help with cutting fallen trees; removing drywall, flooring and appliances; tarping roofs; and mold mitigation.
Call 844-965-1386 to request assistance. The hotline will remain open until Oct. 1
▪ If you are a medical professional who wants to volunteer, you can register with the Louisiana Department of Health at www.lava.dhh.louisiana.gov.
|Insurance||▪ If you have insurance, contact your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance provider to file a claim. If you have not filed a claim with your insurance company or provided a copy of your insurance settlement approval or denial to FEMA you will likely receive a notification that there is "no decision." This means FEMA may need additional information from you to continue processing your application.|
▪ For National Flood Insurance Program questions, send an email to email@example.com or call 877-336-2627.
▪ The POD with water, ice & MREs at the Buras YMCA is now closed.
▪ Supplies will be available to the public at the Port Sulphur YMCA on Friday, October 1st for the public to pick up on their own. The National Guard will no longer be handing out items at the POD as they are returning to regular duties.