Hurricane Ida Assistance Resources

Hurricane Ida Emergency Relocation Frequently Asked Questions:

FEMA:  Applying for Natural Disaster Assistance, from Hurricane IDA. FEMA will help determine your eligibility for different assistance offerings. Remember to document any property damage and save receipts for repairs, equipment and hotel stays.
Or Call, 1-800-621-3362

FEMA Hotel Relocation Assistance: Provides a list of participating hotels and a online application to confirm eligibility.  You may apply for immediate assistance whether you have already incurred hotel expenses in the aftermath of Ida, or if you are still without utilities at your residence and need a functional place to stay until your home is habitable.
If you applied for FEMA hotel assistance before Friday September 3rd, and your request was denied because you had renters or home owners insurance, the program has expanded and even those with insurance should now be eligible for this assistance program.  You are encouraged to resubmit an application for such assistance.

NOLA Ready:  Hurricane Ida Response Information (Shelter Info, Cooling Centers, Meals/Water/Ice distribution).
or Text:  NOLAREADY to 77295 on your phone for regular emergency notices/updates
Louisiana Department of Transportation:  For mapping your route in and out of NOLA area, provides real time updates on road conditions/closures.
Free Roof Tarping Assistance: Provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Gas Station Tracker:  Identifies the Fuel and Power status of gas stations (can search by city and by map)
Power Outage Tracker:
HUD Disaster Assistance:  Temporary Foreclosure Relief, FHA Mortgage Insurance Assistance, Financing Assistance for those who have lost their homes.
Airport Status:
Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  In addition to providing 24/7 confidential counseling services to help those dealing with the emotional aftermath of a disaster, they also have specialists standing by to help connect you with finding shelter, emergency programs, the Red Cross and other national/local resources.
or Call, 1-800-222-0364

Emergency Debris Removal:

  1. Debris Cleanup Assistance:  Crisis Cleanup
    Or call, 1-844-965-1386
  2. NOLA Debris Collection times: CleanUp - NOLA Ready