Louisiana response and recovery teams to assist hurricane impacted areas
BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is sending employees to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
"We are ready to help our neighbors during their time of need," Gov. John Bel Edwards said. "Louisiana search and rescue teams saved lives in Texas and thousands of evacuees found refuge in our shelters ... we stand ready to answer any call for support we can help fill."
Those employees will work with other state agencies on response and recovery efforts.