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Louisiana Hurricane Resources: Ida

Louisiana Hurricane Resources

Hurricane Ida Resources

Fishermen’s Contingency Fund Program — The Fishermen’s Contingency Fund was established to compensate fishermen for economic and property losses caused by oil and gas obstructions on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. Fishermen who can prove that they suffered losses in income due to inability or reduced capacity to fish as a result of the damage sustained may be eligible for compensation for economic loss and property loss or damage.

Fisherman’s Gear Compensation Fund — The Fisherman’s Gear Compensation Fund is a program that aids resident commercial fishermen who have suffered damage to their vessels or equipment when they hit or snag underwater obstructions while fishing in the coastal waters of Louisiana.

Got the blue tarp blues? Here’s how to get a hurricane-hardy roof — Singing the blue tarp blues is no joke. If your home’s roof was damaged by Hurricane Ida, it doesn’t have to happen again. There are now roofing products and methods that can withstand a Category 4 hurricane.

South Central Louisiana – Vermilion Bay Area Fisheries Contact Information (pdf)

Order Allowing Commercial Fishing Boats to Land their Catch in Mississippi due to the Lack of Seafood Processing Facilities in Louisiana Following Hurricane Ida — Mississippi Department of Marine Resources official public notice

Post-Ida Guidance: Returning Compromised Vessels into Service (pdf) — The post-Hurricane Ida treatment of compromised vessels (commercial and recreational) is a multi-agency operation which has several distinct, yet simultaneous, components. Initially, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) collectively gather intelligence on the situation and determine the most practical mechanisms to quickly rectify the situation.

Maps & Imagery:

National Geodetic Survey Emergency Response imagery — From Aug. 30, 2021 to Sept. 2, 2021, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected aerial damage assessment images in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Imagery was collected in specific areas identified by NOAA in coordination with FEMA, the U.S. Coast Guard, and other state and federal partners.

USACE Flood Inundation Map with the LA DOTD highways and bridges overlaid.

Useful FEMA Links:

Hurricane Ida Survivors May be Eligible for Generator and Chainsaw Reimbursement — Louisiana survivors who purchased or rented a generator and/or chainsaw as a result of Hurricane Ida may be eligible for FEMA reimbursement.

Individuals and Households Program (IHP) – Other Needs Assistance — Other Needs Assistance (ONA) under FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial assistance for necessary expenses and serious needs directly caused by the disaster

Policy, Guidance and Fact Sheets — This page contains information about policies, guidance, and publications of the FEMA Individual Assistance Program, including the FEMA Individual Assistance Program and Policy Guide.

Transitional Sheltering Assistance — Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) is a FEMA program that allows for temporary, short-term accommodations for eligible survivors when other housing options are not available after a presidentially declared disaster.