LPB Hurricane Information
 

Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Baton Rouge Area Foundation

American Red Cross
American Red Cross

1-800-REDCROSS (733-2767),
1-800-257-7575 Spanish

Image Link: Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation
Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation

Louisiana.Gov

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (www.gohsep.la.gov)

FEMA (www.fema.gov)

Stay Healthy Louisiana Web site

Finding Loved Ones
FirstGov.gov

Hurricane Katrina Relief Portal
Hurricane Relief Portal

 

Federal Disaster Recovery Sites:

Hurricane Recovery Site
http://www.firstgov.gov/
Citizen/Topics/PublicSafety/
Hurricane_Katrina_Recovery.shtml

Replace Your Vital Documents
http://www.firstgov.gov/
Citizen/Topics/PublicSafety/
Hurricane_Katrina_Recovery/Vital_Docs.shtml


Other Information:

Social Security Office
Current Social Security recipients displaced by Katrina can get payments at any field office. 1-800-772-1213
http://www.socialsecurity.gov

For Parents & Children:

 

Facilitator’s Notes for Adult Workshop* - Helping Your Child Handle Emotions after Hurricanes (Trauma, Disaster, or Other Loss)

Children’s Workshop I* (For ages 3 and up) (Immediately Post-Hurricane)

Children’s Workshop II* (For Use after Children Have Passed through the Initial Trauma)

*Because of the strong emotional responses and volatility of people involved in a catastrophe, it is advised that appropriate mental health personnel or counselors be available to work with participants during this workshop.

 

 

Disaster Preparedness for Nonprofit Organizations

The Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations has information available on its website to help get ready for the worst. Find out more about their Continuity of Operations Planning guide at www.lano.org.

Coping with Stress and Emotional Reaction to Disaster

Helping Children Rebound: Strategies for Preschool Teachers After the 2005 Hurricanes
By Cate Heroman and Jenna Bilmes
http://www.teachingstrategies.com/content/pageDocs/Katrina_1005_final_web.pdf

Helping Children After a Natural Disaster: Information for Parents and Teachers
Teachers Guide for children, stress, natural disaster
http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/disaster/teacher/teacher.html

Managing Traumatic Stress: Tips for Recovering From Natural Disasters
http://www.apahelpcenter.org/
articles/article.php?id=69

Disaster Mental Health Resources from the Center for Disease Control
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/

Food and Home Safety

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency (guidelines for saving and discarding foods)
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
Fact_Sheets/keeping_food_Safe_
during_an_emergency/index.asp

What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/poweroutage/needtoknow.asp

Center for Disease Control: Hurricane Recovery, What You Should Know, Protect Your Health and Safety After a Hurricane
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes

Financial Recovery

FEMA Recover & Rebuild
http://www.fema.gov/rebuild/index.shtm

FEMA Disaster Recovery
FEMA: The Disaster Assistance Process for Individuals http://www.fema.gov/about/process/index.shtm

Business Recovery

Business Disaster Preparedness
http://www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance/disasterpreparedness/index.html

Farm and Ranching Disaster Assistance
http://disaster.fsa.usda.gov/

 
 

 

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