Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding (DR-4606)
Severe storms and rainfall struck Louisiana between May 17th and May 21st of 2021. On June 2nd, President Biden approved a disaster declaration.
People in the following parishes are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
- East Baton Rouge
Access legal aid organizations and other helpful recovery assistance through the resources below.
Click here for the full press release about the disaster declaration.
A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for those in Louisiana impacted by the Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding. The service, which provides legal referral information for low-income individuals with disaster legal needs, is a partnership between the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Low-income survivors facing legal issues may call 1-800-310-7029 to learn of the available civil legal resources in their area. The automated hotline is not staffed by individuals, but recorded messages will direct callers to legal resources where they can reach a live contact. The hotline is available 24/7 and callers can leave a message any time.
You can read the complete press release here.