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Emergency Event Information

Emergency Event Information

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FEMA Specialists Offering Home Repair Tips At Chauvin Brothers Hardware Store Dec. 20-23
Posted by OHSEP on 12/17/2021
FEMA specialists will be offering home repair tips December 20-23, 2021 at the Chauvin Brothers Hardware Store located at 573 LA-56, Chauvin, LA 70344.   Disaster survivors doing work on their homes after Hurricane Ida can talk with... [Read More]

List of FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers for In-Person Assistance
Posted by OHSEP on 12/15/2021
Visit one of these Disaster Recovery Centers for in-person help with your #Ida disaster assistance application.   Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., (the Garyville location closes at 5 p.m.)   Galliano... [Read More]

Reminders from FEMA on Appropriate Spending of FEMA Grants
Posted by OHSEP on 12/09/2021
FEMA wants to remind you that federal grant money may only be used for disaster-related expenses. If only takes FEMA a few days to deposit money after your application is complete. Be on the lookout for the deposit in the provided account (it may... [Read More]

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Located in Civic Center Lobby
Posted by OHSEP on 12/07/2021
The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open in the lobby of the Civic Center located at 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma, LA 70360. The DRC's hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  The DRC may be able to help... [Read More]

Entergy Number for Temp. Housing Customers with Electrical Connection Issues
Posted by OHSEP on 12/06/2021
Entergy customers experiencing electrical connection issues with FEMA or GOHSEP/APTIM temporary housing trailers, can call 1-(866)-557-4240 to speak to an Entergy representative. This number is for temporary housing only.   Residents... [Read More]

Notice of Outreach for FEMA-funded Private Property Demolition Program
Posted by OHSEP on 12/03/2021
Terrebonne Parish is currently assessing the need for a possible Hurricane Ida FEMA-funded private property demolition program for structures that were significantly damaged by the hurricane. Private structures that may be eligible for demolition... [Read More]

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Now Open at Montegut Recreation Center
Posted by OHSEP on 12/02/2021
A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Montegut to help survivors affected by Hurricane Ida.   Survivors can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and have their questions about federal disaster... [Read More]

Sheltering Program Continues Helping Families Receive Travel Trailers after Hurricane Ida
Posted by OHSEP on 11/24/2021
GOHSEP Release   Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program Continues Helping Families Receive Travel Trailers after Hurricane Ida   First-of-its-kind state program has helped hundreds of households receive units as FEMA’s... [Read More]

FEMA Rebuilding Specialists to Offer Tips at Lowe's in Houma Nov. 22-24
Posted by OHSEP on 11/22/2021
  Could you use information on repairing or rebuilding your home? Disaster survivors doing work on their homes after Hurricane Ida can visit Lowe’s in Houma November 22-24, 2021, to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their... [Read More]

Registration for Hurricane Ida FEMA Assistance Ends on Monday, November 29
Posted by OHSEP on 11/22/2021
Less than two weeks remain to apply for Hurricane Ida assistance from FEMA. The final day to apply is Monday, November 29, 2021. It does not matter if your needs are big or small or whether you are a homeowner or a renter. If you are a survivor of... [Read More]

2020-2021 Hurricane Damage Survey for Marine Fisheries/Seafood Businesses
Posted by OHSEP on 11/15/2021
2020-2021 Hurricane Damage SurveyWas your marine fisheries/seafood business affected by Hurricane Ida, Laura, Delta, or Zeta?  Whether those impacts were large or small, we want to hear from you! The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and... [Read More]

Keep Up With Your Temporary Housing App at
Posted by OHSEP on 11/10/2021
Reminder, if you have registered for the temporary housing program, please stay in contact at  Already registered? Check your status by viewing your registration at If your registration is incomplete,... [Read More]