COVID-19 Daily Updates from GOHSEP

FEMA Expands Effort to Reach Ida Survivors

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Several small, temporary FEMA disaster recovery centers have opened in hurricane-affected areas, while FEMA teams go door to door in communities– a combined effort by the state and FEMA to continue to reach survivors in[...]

Heavy Rain Update - September 16th, 2021 7 AM

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Click HERE for an update concerning what is now Post-Tropical Cyclone (remnant low) Nicholas and the heavy rain threat for today through Friday night.

Changes from previous update:

  • Rainfall estimates from last 72 hours or from 6 AM Monday to 6 AM Thursday indicated many portions of the area received 5 to 10 inches of rainfall with a few areas receiving over 10 inches. We will continue to verify these amounts as additional processing of radar estimates and gage readings are conducted.

  • Numerous rivers are in minor to moderate flood stage with the[...]

DSNAP Approved For Residents In 25 Parishes In Louisiana

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September 14, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received federal approval September 14, 2021 to begin Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations to provide additional food aid to families impacted by Hurricane Ida. The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) approved a[....]


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