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Hurricane Laura

This page contains Hurricane Laura updates and information.

For the most up-to-date resources about hurricane recovery in Louisiana, please go to the disaster page.

Continue following the direction of state, local, and tribal officials for safety information and other sources of assistance.

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Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated areas can apply for assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov.

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Safety and Preparedness

How to Help

Recovery will take many years after a disaster. Cash is the best way to help those in need.

Find a reputable organization through the National Voluntary Organizations Active in a Disaster (NVOAD) website:

NVOAD Hurricane Laura Response

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Press Releases

BATON ROUGE, La.— If you were directly impacted by Hurricane Laura and live in one of the 21 parishes designated for FEMA Individual Assistance and were receiving rental assistance

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BATON ROUGE, La.— The State of Louisiana and FEMA are working together to provide direct temporary housing assistance to eligible survivors impacted by Hurricane Laura.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Acadia and Beauregard parishes Saturday, Sept. 26, to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance.

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BATON ROUGE, La.  – Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Rapides and Winn parishes Tuesday, Sept. 22, to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

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BATON ROUGE, La.  – A drive-thru Disaster Recovery Center will open in Cameron Parish Saturday, Sept. 19, to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster Unemployment Assistance is available to certain workers who lost income as a direct result of Hurricane Laura in Louisiana.

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BATON ROUGE, La.— Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Leesville and Many on Sunday, Sept. 20, to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

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BATON ROUGE, La.— Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Leesville and Many on Sunday, Sept. 20, to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

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BATON ROUGE, La.  – Less than three weeks after Hurricane Laura roared into the state, more than $100 million has gone to Louisiana residents to help in their recovery.

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Last updated August 31, 2020