Louisiana FEMA Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding Assistance
The Louisiana disaster declaration for FEMA assistance covering recent flood and tornado damage in SWLA was approved as of June 2. Apply now for assistance.
Mayor Nic Hunter Updates the City on Drainage Funding
Immediate relief and immediate work will begin as Hunter requests the City Council support a $3M advance on the budget for 2022.
Tropical Disturbance to Possibly Form in the Caribbean Sea
Don't look now but there might be another disturbance forming in this early hurricane season.
Red Cross Giving Out Emergency Financial Assistance
The humanitarian organization has identified approximately 1,000 households in Calcasieu and East Baton Rouge Parish that would qualify for emergency assistance.
President Biden Approves Disaster Declaration for Flooding
President Biden has given the approval for federal disaster assistance for five Louisiana parishes.
FEMA Gives Additional $33.7 Million to Southwest Louisiana
FEMA, through its Public Assistance Grant Program, is giving Southwest Louisiana cities and businesses $33.7 million in more aid.
Disturbance in Gulf Expected To Bring Major Rain to SWLA
We need to keep an eye on a storm brewing in the Gulf, as it has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical storm according to the National Hurricane Center.
FEMA Direct Temporary Housing Program Deadline Is May 28
If you applied for Hurricane Laura or Delta FEMA assistance and still need housing, the last day to register for the Direct Temporary Housing Program is Friday.
Samaritan’s Purse Is Back in Lake Charles to Aid Flood Recovery
Samaritan’s Purse is back in Lake Charles to help SWLA residents recover from the devastating area flooding.