This page holds several phone numbers and links to various opportunities to help in your recovery from Hurricane IDA.
To locate a shelter near you visit the Red Cross Shelter Map or download the FEMA App. We continue to work with federal, state, local tribal and non-governmental partners to support the response across multiple states. We have deployed staff and staged meals, water, tarps and generators to assist ...
FEMA IS ENCOURAGING RESIDENTS TO APPLY ONLINE OR CALL THE 1-800 NUMBER
Louisiana homeowners and renters affected by Hurricane Ida who live in parishes that have recently been designated for Individual Assistance could be eligible for help from FEMA.
If you have homeowners or renters insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible with SBA. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If you are uninsured or underinsured, you may be eligible for federal assistance. By applying through FEMA you will atuomatically get info for applying with SBA.
In the link is also a phone number for Operation Blue Roof. This is a free service through the Army Corp of Engineers to help preserve properties from further damage.
Hurricane Ida Survivors May be Eligible for Generator and Chainsaw Reimbursement
Louisiana survivors who purchased or rented a generator and/or chainsaw as a result of Hurricane Ida may be eligible for FEMA reimbursement.
FEMA cannot reimburse equipment paid for by another source, such as homeowner’s, flood or other types of insurance. Duplicate payments or reimbursements for assistance provided by insurance or any other source are prohibited by law.
Survivors interested in generator and/or chainsaw reimbursement from FEMA must first apply for assistance. They may do so by going online to DisasterAssistance.gov, downloading the FEMA mobile app or calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available. Lines are open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT, seven days a week. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362.
Applicants who purchase or rent a generator and/or chainsaw between Aug. 26, 2021 and Sept. 25, 2021, may be eligible to receive financial assistance for reimbursement if:
* The applicant meets the general eligibility requirements for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
* The home is the applicant’s primary residence and is located in a parish designated for the Individuals and Households Program. The parishes are: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes.
* The generator was purchased or rented due to a disruption in electrical utility service caused by Hurricane Ida.
* Proof-of-purchase or rental receipts for the items are submitted by the applicant.
FEMA may reimburse applicants up to $800 for generators and up to $250 for chainsaws.
Please follow all guidelines for Generator Safety during these stressful times.