Louisiana Flood Resources
Recovery: General Resources
- After the Flood: Flood Insurance Claims Process
- American Red Cross : Flood Safety Info
- Contents Coverage
- DisasterAssistance.gov : Assistance by Category
- DisasterAssistance.gov : Business Disaster Loans
- Disinfecting Dishes, Cookware, and Utensils
- Emergency Preparedness: Will You be Ready if Disaster Strikes?
- Filing a Flood Insurance Claim
- Flood Resources Guide (South Carolina Coastal Information Network)
- Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage
- LSU AgCenter’s Disaster Information Portal
- Map Changes and Flood Insurance: What Property Owners Need to Know
- Mold Removal Guidelines for Your Flooded Home
- NFIP Summary of Coverage
- Notice to All Parishes Affected by Louisiana Floods
- Notice to All Parishes Affected by Louisiana Floods (Vietnamese translation)
- Rebuild Healthy Homes: Guide to Post-disaster Restoration for a Safe and Healthy Home
- Small Business Administration: Disaster Loans
- What Will You Do When A Disaster Strikes? (food safety practices in times of natural disaster)
- American Red Cross
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- FloodSmart.gov — The official site of the NFIP
- Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center (LA BOEOC)
- Louisiana Economic Development (LED): Flood Recovery Assistance
- Louisiana FloodMaps Portal
- Louisiana Workforce Commission (LAWorks)
- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
- Shelter at Home Program
- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
- After A Flood: Emotional Difficulties
Facing any natural disaster can cause a great deal of emotional distress. Here are some ways you and your family can begin to cope with hardship.
- After a Flood: Products to Clean Your Home
Safely remove mold and odors from your home with these helpful cleaning tips and product recommendations.
- After a Flood: Avoiding Pest Problems
When recovering from a flood, harmful insects and dangerous pests may become an issue. Here is how you can handle any pests as safely as possible.
- After a Flood: Food Safety Part 1 Dishes, Pots and Pans
Are your pots and pans safe to use? Learn whether or not your cookware is salvageable here.
- After a Flood: Food Safety Part 2 Appliances, Plastic and Flatware
Plastics and appliances might not be safe to reuse, while utensils likely will be. Here is how you can tell.
- After a Flood: Food Safety Part 3 Human and Pet Food
Flood waters carry several contaminants that can soil food. What food items can be salvaged from your home?
- After a Flood: Food Safety Part 4 Refrigerators
Your refrigerator will likely not be safe to hold on to. Here’s why.
- After the Flood: Basic House Cleanup Part 1
There are several precautions to ensure that you can safely and effectively begin cleaning your home after a flood.
- After a Flood: Basic House Cleanup Part 2
What do you do with furniture than can or cannot be salvaged?
- After a Flood: Basic House Cleanup Part 3
Items of sentimental value and some electronics can be recovered after a flood. Here are some ways you can do so.
- Una Casa Inundada: Limpieza Basica Parte 1
Limpieza básica de una casa inundada. Parte 1.
- Una Casa Inundada: Limpieza Basica Parte 2
Limpieza básica de una casa inundada. Parte 2.
- DS requires permits for work in buildings which took 18 inches or more — The Livingston Parish News,
- Assistance for employees, businesses, farmers impacted by flooding — WAFB,
- SBA, LED and LSBDC to Open Five Additional Business Recovery Centers to Help Flood-Impacted Businesses
(Banner photo credit: Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake)
(Slideshow photo credit: Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake)