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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.
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.
Replacement SNAP Benefits; Supplemental SNAP Benefits; Disaster SNAP (DSNAP) Benefits are only distributed after a federally-declared disaster.
The elections that would have been held on October 9 will now be held on November 13 and the general elections for run-offs that would have been held on November 13 will now be held on December 11.
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.
Survivors of Hurricane Ida that began August 26, 2021 now have until January 3, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced.
The ICRC and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies work together around the world to locate people and put them back into contact with their relatives. This work includes looking for family members, restoring contact, reuniting families and seeking to clarify the fate of those who remain missing.