President Biden has given the approval for federal disaster assistance for five Louisiana parishes.

He has ordered federal assistance to aid the recovery efforts in Ascension, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, and Lafayette from may flooding, storms, and tornadoes. The grant can include temporary housing and federal money for home repairs. It will also include low interest loans for residents and businesses that incurred damage from May 17 to May 21 this year.

You can apply for assistance online and by phone:

You can call the toll free numbers above seven days a week from 7:00am to 9:00pm.

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