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Huricane Ida Resources:

Disaster Assistance - Register for FEMA Disaster assistance and get more information for disaster resources. Click HERE to see the three ways you can apply.

D-SNAP - Learn more and register for D-SNAP disaster food stamp assistance.

Crisis-Cleanup - Learn more and register for disaster cleanup assistance. You may also dial 844-965-1386 for more information.

Operation Blue Roof - Learn how to apply for No Cost temporary roof covering by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors. DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 15,2021. Download more information HERE.

Catholic Charities’ Ida Hotline - Call to access hurricane benefits you may qualify for and locate services and resources needed for your recovery.

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Resources:

Be Prepared - If you are new to Tangipahoa Parish or the state of Louisiana, we have put together helpful information to make sure you will be prepared for any storm we face.

Tangipahoa Parish Road Closure Map Use this portal to see road closures, flooding, and other information related to the road conditions in Tangipahoa Parish.

River Flood Stage Map - The most up-to-date information on river levels.

Entergy Outages Map - Follow the link and then zoom in or select "Outages by Parish" or "Outages by Zip Code".

Tangi Alert - This is an emergency notification program will provide residents with alerts about any hazardous event. Messages will be sent to residents on their preferred contact paths - cell phone, SMS, home phone, email, fax, pager and more - to ensure real-time access to potentially lifesaving information.

Tangipahoa Emergency Preparedness - The Tangipahoa Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (TPOHSEP) is the coordinating agency for emergency and disaster activities.

Important Hurricane Information - On this page you will find important information on Storm Surge, Landfall, Preperation of Risk, and FAQ'a about what you should do in the event of a Hurricane. It also contains helpful links such as how to build a disaster kit and the Louisiana evacuation map.

Please reference the updates below for the latest Sandbag Distribution Centers and Emergancy Shelter Information.

 

Updates

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Please be aware that all Tangipahoa Parish Government offices will be closed Thursday, November 25th, and Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday. The landfill will be closed on November 25th and reopen on November 26th. All offices will return to normal operations on Monday, November 29th.
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11/22/2021
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HAMMOND, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards and Intralox President Edel Blanks announced the company is investing $60 million to expand its Hammond manufacturing facility. The investment will more than double the facility’s current footprint, adding 300,000 square feet to the 130,000 square-foot building. With the expansion, the company will create 425 direct new jobs, increasing the average annual payroll by $10 million. Intralox is retaining 187 employees already on site, and Louisiana Economic Development estimates the project will result in 582 indirect jobs, for a total of more than 1,000 new jobs in Louisiana’s Southeast Region over the next eight years. For the full press release, please visit https://bit.ly/2Z6uZmM
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11/18/2021
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November is #CareerDevelopmentMonth! If you're looking for a change or boost in your career, visit geauxjobs.org to ➡️ Connect with potential employers ➡️ Find great opportunities for growth ➡️ Get helpful resources ➡️ Attend training courses And more!
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Today's the day! The 2021 Fall Job Fair is now open and ready for you! 📌 Chappapeela Sports Park | Hammond, LA ⏰ 9am - 1pm ❓ Part-Time + Full-Time Opportunities 👉 On-The-Spot Interviews 🔔 Community + Educational Resources #TeamTangi #TangiProud #TangiWorks #GeauxJobs
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New Home Family Worship Center will be hosting a free food drive-thru distribution this Sunday, November 21st. Bags of groceries and turkeys will be given out until supplies last. ⏰ Immediately following service 📍 1300 Martin Luther King Blvd | Hammond, LA
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11/16/2021
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According to the National Institutes of Health, making products from recyclables results in energy savings. Recycled steel saves 60% production energy, 40% for recycled newspaper, 70% for recycled plastics, and 40% for recycled glass. Help #KeepTangiBeautiful by recycling! #AmericaRecyclesDay
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11/15/2021
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It's #ElectionDay! 🗳 Don't forget to head to the polls today for the Open Primary election! If you need to find your polling place, visit tangivotes.org
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11/13/2021
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NEWS RELEASE For More Information Call: Angela deGravelles 225-202-5073 or Otey White 225-907-6839 For Immediate Release Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services (LUMCFS), a non-profit organization, is now accepting job applications for many positions at its new Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana. The new $10 million home is located on 126 acres in Loranger, just 15 minutes from Hammond, in Tangipahoa Parish. According to Marlίn Giacona, director of the new home, LUMCFS is seeking employees in nursing, direct care, dietary, maintenance, and clinical services. “Our ministries to children and families offer our staff opportunities every day to make a real difference in the lives of children, families, and communities. Our staff members are the difference who make a difference. We are eager to open our newest home in southeast Louisiana as we begin moving the children who are in our care in Mandeville into our new, permanent home in southeast Louisiana,” said LUMCFS President and CEO Rick Wheat. These new staff members will join nearly 600 employees of LUMCFS who pursue the organization’s Mission throughout all of Louisiana. LUMCFS is 120 years old and provides a continuum of child welfare and behavioral health services to children in Louisiana and to foster care families throughout the state. LUMCFS also manages Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home in Ruston and Methodist Children’s Home of Southwest Louisiana in Sulphur. Construction of the new south Louisiana facility began in 2019 and the facility is expected to welcome children into its care in December. An official opening for the public will be held in the Spring of 2022 due to COVID. Job information is available at WorkForMethodist.com and additional information about the organization and its missions are available at LUMCFS.org.
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11/12/2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HAMMOND, LA – Gov. John Bel Edwards and S&W Wholesale Foods President and Owner Paul Spalitta announced the company is investing $12 million to develop a new multi-temperature wholesale food distribution center near Hammond, Louisiana. Upon completion, the company will relocate its current operations to the new 100,000 square-foot facility, which will feature 30,000 square feet of office space that includes a state-of-the-art culinary test kitchen and a training facility with stadium-style seating. For the full press release and to stay up to date on career opportunities, visit https://bit.ly/3n6JEau
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Deadline Approaching in Louisiana for SBA Working Capital Loans Due to Hurricane Zeta

NEWS RELEASE

 


Disaster Field Operations Center West

Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.gov

Release Number:  LA 16842-04

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Deadline Approaching in Louisiana for

SBA Working Capital Loans Due to Hurricane Zeta

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Louisiana small businesses of the Oct. 12, 2021, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by Hurricane Zeta that occurred Oct. 26-29, 2020

According to Garfield, small nonfarm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of any size may apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. “Economic Injury Disaster Loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that cannot be paid because of the disaster’s impact. Economic injury assistance is available regardless of whether the applicant suffered any property damage,” Garfield said.

These low-interest federal disaster loans are available in Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Terrebonne parishes.

The interest is 3 percent for businesses and 2.75 percent for private nonprofit organizations with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition.

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

 

***Traducción al español a continuación***

 

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Disaster Field Operations Center West

Fecha:  13 de Septiembre de 2021

Contacto:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.gov

Número:  LA 16842-04

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Se Acerca la Fecha Límite en Louisiana para los Préstamos de Capital de Trabajo de la SBA Debido al Huracán Zeta

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Tanya N. Garfield, Directora del Centro de Desastres del Oeste (Disaster Field Operations Center-West) de la Administración Federal de Pequeños Negocios (SBA por sus siglas en inglés), les recordó hoy a los pequeños negocios en el estado de Louisiana la fecha límite del 12 de Octubre de 2021 para solicitar préstamos de desastre para pérdidas económicas (EIDL) causadas por el Huracán Zeta que ocurrió del 26 al 29 de Octubre de 2020.

Según Garfield, pequeños negocios, pequeñas cooperativas agrícolas, pequeños negocios involucrados en acuacultura y la mayoría de organizaciones sin fines de lucro privadas de todos tamaños pueden solicitar Préstamos de Desastre para Pérdidas Económicas hasta $2 millones para ayudarles a cubrir necesidades de capital de trabajo causadas por el desastre. “Se puede utilizar los Préstamos de Desastres para Pérdidas Económicas para cubrir deudas existentes, pagar nómina, cuentas por pagar y otras necesidades financieras que no pueden ser cubiertas, debido al resultado directo del desastre. Estos préstamos (EIDL) están disponibles independientemente de si el negocio sufrió algún daño físico en la propiedad,” afirmó Garfield.

Estos préstamos federales de desastre a bajos intereses están disponibles en los parishes de Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa y Terrebonne.

Las tasas de interés de los préstamos es 3 por ciento para los negocios y 2.75 por ciento para organizaciones sin fines de lucro privadas por plazos de hasta 30 años. Los montos y términos de los préstamos son establecidos por SBA y se basan en las condiciones financieras de cada solicitante.

Los interesados pueden llenar una solicitud en línea, recibir información adicional sobre asistencia de desastres y descargar la solicitud de préstamo en https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. También pueden comunicarse al Centro de Servicio a Clientes para Asistencia de Desastres de SBA marcando (800) 659‑2955 o enviando un correo electrónico a disastercustomerservice@sba.gov para obtener mayor información. Las personas sordas o con problemas de audición pueden llamar al (800) 877‑8339. Las solicitudes completadas en papel deben enviarse por correo a U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

Acerca de la Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios

La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios hace realidad el sueño americano de ser propietario de una empresa. Como único recurso y voz para las pequeñas empresas y con el respaldo de la fortaleza del gobierno federal, la SBA permite a los empresarios y propietarios de pequeñas empresas contar con los recursos y el apoyo que necesitan para crear, desarrollar o ampliar sus negocios o recuperarse de un desastre declarado. Ofrece servicios a través de su amplia red de oficinas de campo y asociaciones con organizaciones públicas y privadas. Para obtener más información, visite www.sba.gov o www.sba.gov/espanol.

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