Residents and governments in more parishes can get FEMA help
BATON ROUGE - Individuals who suffered flooding damage in St. James and West Baton Rouge parishes in the August floods are now eligible for federal disaster assistance.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency made the announcement Thursday, adding them to a list of 20 other south Louisiana parishes that have been declared federal disaster areas.
People can go to www.DisasterAssistance.gov to register or call 1-800-621-3362 any day from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Residents of the parishes who have already registered don't need to act again.
The agency also says that governments in Assumption, Cameron, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist and West Baton Rouge parishes are now eligible for FEMA assistance in repairing damage to public assets or cleaning up, joining a list of 20 other parishes.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Kenilworth Crossing built in hazard flood zone, concerns date back to 2018
Community Fridge created in Baton Rouge to provide free groceries for people...
Clogged drainage systems possible cause of flash flooding in Baton Rouge as...
LaPlace still cleaning up devastation left by Ida
EBR's FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center opens Thursday