August 2016 Flood Event

If you are a resident in one of the parishes declared a federal disaster by the President and you have experienced damage as a result of flooding, please call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 and see the following helpful links:




Spanish and Vietnamese Disaster Information


Mold Remediation/Crisis Cleanup 

The combination of water and organic matter in your home after a flood can lead to mold. Hot conditions can exasperate the problem. The following links provide information that may be helpful to minimize the impact: 


Disaster Recovery Partners

The LHC works with the Louisiana Office of Community Development and other partners to ensure that applicants are being served and to monitor program participants to ensure they’re meeting their responsibilities under programmatic guidelines. LHC's partners on disaster housing issues include: 


Information for LHC Partners


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