FEMA offering $500 to eligible Ida survivors
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - FEMA is providing many different types of help to Hurricane Ida survivors.
One of the available forms of assistance right now is Critical Needs Assistance, which can provide a one-time award of up to $500 to eligible survivors. Housing assistance is also available to eligible survivors.
To be eligible, survivors need to be residents of a parish that was included in the federal disaster declaration, and need to first apply for assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov, through the FEMA app, or by calling (800) 621-3362.
You can apply for FEMA aid if you live in the following parishes:
- East Baton Rouge
- East Feliciana
- Pointe Coupee
- St. Bernard
- St. Charles
- St. Helena
- St. James
- St. John the Baptist
- St. Martin
- St. Mary St. Tammany
- West Baton Rouge
- West Feliciana
Once someone has applied for FEMA assistance, the case will be reviewed.
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