Below is a comprehensive list of links for resources and information related to the flood recovery effort.
Assistance/Relief for flood victims: Includes information about federal funds available, meal and supply handout locations housing options, etc.
Ways to volunteer: Includes lists of various organizations that are providing assistance, fundraising events, and other donation opportunities.
School/business closures: Also includes a list of events that were postponed.
Boil advisories: Includes those areas that have active boil advisories.
Debris removal: Information related to when/where debris removal will begin
Curfews: Some parishes have active curfews due to the recovery effort. Those who violate the curfew could face prosecution.
Road closures: Some road closures remain for areas where flooding occurred.
Lahousingsearch.com provides information on available rental units as they increase their landlord outreach during and after disasters.
Crisis Clean-Up Information:
If you have damage to your home from the flooding you can call The Baptist Association of Southeast Louisiana disaster relief program.
They will send people free of charge to gut out your sheet rock and spray to kill mold.
You can also try the Director of Missions at (985) 839-3827 or on his cell at (985) 515-4367.
Tel. # 800-451-1954.
Funding Needed For Disaster ResponseLATAN is receiving requests to replace hearing aid batteries, wheelchairs, shower chairs, and other assistive technology (AT) and durable medical equipment (DME) needs. We lack the extra funding to assist with the purchase and/or delivery of these devices to people with disabilties throughout all the parishes affected by the flood. Any financial assistance is greatly appreciated and will be put to good use. Donate online at www.latan.org or click on the button above. We thank you!