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DISASTER RESOURCES FOR FLOOD EFFECTED AREAS


Get Disaster Assistance (complete an application for disaster assistance and other resources): https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

FEMA- Federal Aid Programs: http://www.femaevachotels.com/index.php

American Red Cross (providing shelter to evacuees, meals and emotional support :) http://www.redcross.org/get-help

Salvation Army (providing mobile feeding units, hygiene kits and other support):http://salvationarmyusa.org/

Getting Medical Care and Prescription Drugs in a Disaster or Emergency Area (for Persons with Medicare Coverage): https://www.medicare.gov/what-medicare-covers/getting-care-and-drugs-in-disasters-or-emergencies.html

Emotional Support: If you need emotional support to help deal with a human-caused or natural disaster, we encourage you to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Helpline provides free, confidential, year-round crisis counseling and support to those experiencing reactions such as stress, anxiety and depression after a disaster. Disaster Distress Helpline - 1-800-985-5990 : SAMHSA.gov

OTHER RESOURCES


United Way of Southeast Louisiana (providing flood victims with food clothing and counseling): http://www.unitedwaysela.org/flood

The Second Harvest Food Bank, South Louisiana (Distributing food, water and supplies to flood victims): http://no-hunger.org/

Louisiana Department of Health & Human resources: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/

Lastly, your local 2-1-1 can provide you with information about charities and community organizations in your area that may be able to assist you, as well: Information & Referral Search : Call 2-1-1 or online at http://www.211search.org/ or link directly to services www.211la.org/programs-services/disaster-preparedness-and-response-1/