The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services received approval on Friday, Oct. 23, to begin virtual Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program operations in 5 parishes to provide additional food aid to families impacted by Hurricane Delta.
Increased Cost of Compliance coverage provides a claim payment, after a direct loss by flood, for the cost to comply with state or community floodplain management laws or ordinances, for example, costs to elevate, relocate, demolish or floodproof (non-residential only) a structure.
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles has announced that citizens needing replacement driver’s license or identification card credentials can now make their requests online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Late Friday, President Donald Trump granted Louisiana’s request for an expedited Major Disaster Declaration (DR-4570) as a result of Hurricane Delta. The declaration includes Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vermilion parishes.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has announced that they have restored power to all customers who can safely receive it after Hurricane Delta brought heavy rain and high winds to nearly every corner of the state.
The U.S. Small Business Association has the announced that they are ready to assist Louisiana businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Delta, and they have opened virtual recovery centers on Saturday, Oct. 17.
Hurricane Laura survivors with National Flood Insurance Policies who filed a Proof of Loss and whose claims were denied either partially or in full, can appeal. Survivors have 60 days from the date of the insurer’s denial letter to appeal the decision.
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is reminding policyholders affected by Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta that the single season named-storm/hurricane deductible law prohibits a homeowner from paying more than one named-storm/hurricane deductible in the same hurricane season.