Louisiana survivors affected by Hurricane Laura eligible for federal disaster assistance

Louisiana survivors affected by Hurricane Laura eligible for federal disaster assistance

Clean-up crews were staged and ready to be on scene mere hours after Hurricane Laura passed through the area. (Photo by Sabine Index/Daniel Jones)

State and federal officials are encouraging Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Laura to register for disaster assistance with FEMA as soon as possible.

Disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon parishes affected by the hurricane from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27. These parishes are expected to be expanded shortly.

In order to your process application for disaster assistance and avoid denial notifications, survivors can apply by following these steps:

The first step is to contact your insurance company to file your storm-damage insurance claims.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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