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Hurricane Ida: Step-by-Step guide to applying for FEMA assistance

Please see this helpful step-by-step guide on applying for FEMA assistance. Use this search tool to see if your area has been declared a disaster area for individual assistance from FEMA. If your area is eligible for individual assistance, use this link to apply to FEMA for aid and check the status of an application. You can also call FEMA for information on the status of your claim. Call Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The speech or hearing impaired may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.

Draft a FEMA Appeal Letter

National Disaster Legal Aid Interactive FEMA Appeals Tool - information and link to a program to help you create a FEMA Appeal Letter. Caution! FEMA issues can be complicated. This resource does not identify the issues for your appeal. Try to find a lawyer to help you with your FEMA appeal if you can.

How Do I Start My Flood Claim?

Link to steps from FloodSmart.gov on starting a claim for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders.

About Emergency SNAP Benefits & Disaster Food Stamps

Replacement SNAP Benefits; Supplemental SNAP Benefits; Disaster SNAP (DSNAP) Benefits are only distributed after a federally-declared disaster.

Disaster Recovery Center Locator

Use your city and state or ZIP code to search for a Disaster Recovery Center near you.

Hurricane IDA: How to Apply to DSNAP

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received federal approval to begin virtual Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations in 25 parishes severely affected by Hurricane Ida. Learn more about whether you qualify here and information on how to apply.

Louisiana Disaster Assistance

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) serves as the Governor's Authorized Representative for disaster events and is responsible for coordinating resources for state and local governments, private non-profits and our Louisiana citizenry.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

Information on disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration and how to apply.

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