Louisiana Residents

Help for Louisiana Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ida 

Available FEMA Assistance:

  • Louisiana survivors in the disaster-declared parishes can apply for Individual Assistance through FEMA by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov
    • Find more information about FEMA Individual Assistance for Louisiana residents here

*After applying for federal assistance, FEMA will call your phone directly, so please be sure to answer even if it’s a number you don’t recognize!

  • Renters in the 25 Parishes designated for Individual Assistance who were impacted may be eligible for assistance.
    • Learn more information about FEMA assistance for renters here

Beware of Fraud & Scams:


Louisiana Shelter Openings:

FIND A SHELTER – Anyone in the affected area that needs a safe place to stay should call 211, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or download the free Red Cross Emergency app for shelter locations.

  • You can also text “LASHELTER” to 898-211
  • Louisiana survivors who are currently sheltering out-of-state can reach Louisiana 211 by dialing 1-800-755-5175.

Additional Resources:

  • GOHSEP – Hurricane Ida Page
  • Crisis Cleanup Hotline: 844-965-1386
  • For New Orleans ResidentsReady Nola Assistance
    • Text “NOLAREADY” to 77295
  • Information on Louisiana road closures can be found at www.511la.org
  • US Army Corps of Engineers – Operation Blue Roof
    • The purpose of Operation Blue Roof is to provide homeowners and permanently occupied rental properties in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs.
    • Residents who live in Louisiana parishes approved for FEMA Individual Assistance are eligible to apply.