October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our State and the Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. Everyone is encouraged to take the necessary steps to protect individuals and organizations, that you are a part of, stressing personal … Continue reading October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief September 20, 2021 As of 3:45 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

Port Fourchon: Recovery Update

GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE Hurricane Ida UPDATE #19 September 21, 2021 3:45 p.m. Port Fourchon’s Recovery Phase continues post-Ida as we make continual progress. LATEST UPDATES: DEBRIS UPDATE: Port businesses are asked to continue stacking debris within the footprints of their facilities so as not to impede access by utility workers getting services restored in port. While there is … Continue reading Port Fourchon: Recovery Update

FEMA Fact Sheet: Third-Party Written Consent: Let FEMA Know Who to Talk to About Your Application

FEMA Fact Sheet DR-4611-LA FS 016 Applicants who need a friend or relative to act on their behalf when applying for disaster assistance, or to meet the FEMA inspector on site, can do so by writing and submitting a third-party statement. This document is a legal agreement that allows another person over the age of … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: Third-Party Written Consent: Let FEMA Know Who to Talk to About Your Application

FEMA Fact Sheet: True or False: Setting the Record Straight on SBA Loans and FEMA Assistance

FEMA Fact Sheet: Sept. 20, 2021 DR-4611-LA FS 015 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application holds many benefits for Hurricane Ida survivors who apply for FEMA disaster assistance. True or False: I may be referred to the SBA after I apply with FEMA. True: After you apply for disaster assistance from FEMA, you … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: True or False: Setting the Record Straight on SBA Loans and FEMA Assistance

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

GOHSEP SITREP Sept. 19, 2021

September 19, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP Sept. 19, 2021

FEMA Fact Sheet: You Asked: Is FEMA assistance available if I’m being evicted from my storm damaged home?

DR-4611-LA FS 014 You Asked: Is FEMA assistance available if I’m being evicted from my storm damaged home? Louisiana renters who face eviction or have been evicted from their storm-damaged home or apartment complex, whether their unit had damage or not, may be eligible for disaster assistance from FEMA. Question: My landlord has told me … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: You Asked: Is FEMA assistance available if I’m being evicted from my storm damaged home?

FEMA Fact Sheet: You Asked: Can FEMA reimburse me for my lodging expenses?

FEMA Fact Sheet DR-4611-LA FS 013 If you live in one of the 25 designated parishes for FEMA assistance and you incurred expenses for short-term lodging because of Hurricane Ida, you may be eligible for reimbursement. Question: Can FEMA reimburse me for my lodging expenses? Answer: FEMA may be able to provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: You Asked: Can FEMA reimburse me for my lodging expenses?

FEMA Advisory: Three More Recovery Centers Open to Serve Ida Survivors

BATON ROUGE, La. –Three more temporary FEMA disaster recovery centers are up and running in Louisiana parishes hardest hit by Hurricane Ida, bringing the total number to 14. There, survivors may apply with FEMA, upload documents needed in the application process and have their questions answered. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are … Continue reading FEMA Advisory: Three More Recovery Centers Open to Serve Ida Survivors

FEMA Fact Sheet: Financial Help for Cleaning Up After a Disaster or Making Your Home Accessible

DR-4611-LA FS 012 FEMA disaster assistance now includes additional features to make your home healthier and safer if it was affected by Hurricane Ida. These added types of assistance are part of the Individuals and Households Program, and there is no separate application process. It’s important to remember that survivors need to apply with FEMA … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: Financial Help for Cleaning Up After a Disaster or Making Your Home Accessible

FEMA Fact Sheet: Has Your Info Changed Since Applying for Ida Aid? Let FEMA Know

FEMA Fact Sheet: Sept. 17, 2021 DR-4611-LA FS 011 Has Your Info Changed Since Applying for Ida Aid? Let FEMA Know Disasters disrupt lives and some families may move from their damaged homes into rental properties or hotels. When phone numbers or mailing addresses change, FEMA can’t reach you. So, after you apply for disaster … Continue reading FEMA Fact Sheet: Has Your Info Changed Since Applying for Ida Aid? Let FEMA Know

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 18, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief September 18, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 18, 2021

GOHSEP SITREP- Sept 17, 2021

September 17, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP- Sept 17, 2021

NOLA: City Receives $9.5 M Emergency Rental Assistance Allocation

CITY RECEIVES $9.5 M EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE ALLOCATION; RECOGNIZED AS HIGH-PERFORMING GRANTEE NEW ORLEANS — This week, the City of New Orleans received an additional funding allocation in the amount of $9.5 million from The U.S. Department of the Treasury to support renters and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic, through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. The City was also recognized as a high-performing government grantee because of the success in expending … Continue reading NOLA: City Receives $9.5 M Emergency Rental Assistance Allocation

GOHSEP SitRep Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Nicholas 9.16.21

GOHSEP Daily Brief September 16, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021 SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near … Continue reading GOHSEP SitRep Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Nicholas 9.16.21

FEMA Expands Effort to Reach Ida Survivors

Sept. 16, 2021 DR-4611-LA NR-007 News Release FEMA Expands Effort to Reach Ida Survivors 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 need. Specialists … Continue reading FEMA Expands Effort to Reach Ida Survivors

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 15, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief  September 15, 2021  As of 4:00 p.m.  State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation)  WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021  WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021    Click below for the full report: GOHSEP Sept 15, 2021

Port Fourchon: Storm Recovery Update

GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE Hurricane Ida UPDATE #18 September 15, 2021 10:30 a.m. Port Fourchon’s Recovery Phase continues post-Ida as we progress toward getting operations back in business and our tenants back to work.   LATEST UPDATES: WATER: The Lafourche Parish Water District has started sending water to Fourchon. Because it may take a day to … Continue reading Port Fourchon: Storm Recovery Update

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 14, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief  September 14, 2021  As of 4:00 p.m.  State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation)  WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021  WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021  Click below for full report: GOHSEP SITREP - Sept. 14, 2021