Thousands of people will need assistance in the wake of Hurricane Ida, and it’s important to know where to look for specific aid. So here is a list of resources you can use if you were impacted by the storm and need help now.
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Federal & State Organizations
Fill out an anonymous questionnaire here and you will receive more specific guidance on finding personalized assistance.
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–Local Resources (Mississippi)
–Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding
State of Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
–How to register for assistance
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211 Louisiana Statewide Network – When Disaster Strikes
Find help 24/7 during disasters for a wide range of critical services and resources:
-Text your ZIP code to 898-211
For shelter info:
-Text LASHELTER to 898-211
NOLA Ready/City of New Orleans
Terrebonne Parish (Louisiana) Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Entergy Power Outage Information
–Hurricane Ida General Information
–Information on shelters and preparedness
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
-Phone: (615) 741-0001
–Post Event Damage Assessments
American Red Cross of Louisiana
–Find a local Louisiana Red Cross chapter
Connects you directly with people who need help.
–Request Donations (The Weather Channel page)
–Give Donations (The Weather Channel page)
Provides targeted medical and financial aid for those at risk, with a specialization in disaster relief.
Catholic Charities of Acadiana
Another resource for victims of Hurricane Ida to get help.
-Request help from Catholic Charities of Acadiana and Acadiana VOAD partners by texting DISASTER to 797979.
-Contact number: (337) 235-4972