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Disaster food assistance approved for parishes impacted by Ida; apply here

2 years 10 months 3 days ago Wednesday, September 15 2021 Sep 15, 2021 September 15, 2021 5:48 PM September 15, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents impacted by Hurricane Ida can now apply for federal disaster food assistance.

The state says Disaster SNAP benefits was approved for 25 parishes impacted by the storm. Those parishes include Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.

Anyone in those parishes can register for assistance here. The virtual application period will run for three weeks starting Sept. 20.

The state says those already receiving SNAP benefits are typically not eligible for DSNAP and should not apply. Information on replacement SNAP benefits can be found here.

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