In light of the recent devastation suffered due to Hurricane Laura, please find helpful tips below. Please feel free to share with your networks.
Regarding FEMA assistance, it is important to share that additional parishes may be added to this declaration, as damage assessments are ongoing.
People who sustained losses in Hurricane Laura in the designated parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis can begin applying for assistance today by registering online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.
In Case of Incident
If you think you or someone else has been exposed to carbon monoxide, move the person into fresh air and call your doctor or healthcare provider. If someone has been electrocuted, call 911 for emergency care instructions.
Katina M. Semien, Esq. - Executive Director
Louisiana Children's Trust Fund