John Bel Edwards declared that the territory of Louisiana, through the Governor’s Office Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, is opening the Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program, which will give impermanent lodging, similar to travel trailers, to individuals in vigorously affected areas where other protecting alternatives are right now inaccessible. Those whose homes were obliterated or as of now unacceptable can start enrolling for the program today by either visiting or calling (844) 268-0301.

Louisiana’s Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to give safe non-gather shielding because of the special conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is planned to assist with diminishing the danger of spreading the infection among families while permitting people and families to live as intently as conceivable as they fix their harmed homes. The objective is to have the main state-claimed travel trailers organized in the assigned wards inside the week as groups start surveying both gathering and private area destinations.

Louisiana’s Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program is intended to supplement, not supplant, other lodging alternatives, for example, travel trailers, inns and manufactured homes presented through FEMA.

“There is no question that there are individuals at present living in perilous or unsanitary lodging in view of Hurricane Ida, which isn’t satisfactory. Lodging is the greatest test confronting those influenced by this overwhelming tempest, and our state-run shielding program is a protected, innovative, impermanent answer for draw more individuals nearer to their homes as they revamp,” Gov. Edwards said. “I’m appreciative to FEMA’s adaptability in working with us to buy travel trailers as a break answer for help survivors while different endeavors, including work by FEMA, are progressing. Last week, Congress and the White House endorsed billions in government Community Development Block Grant subsidizing for Louisiana and different states to address harm brought about by ongoing tempests. In Louisiana, we plan to coordinate a lot of a lot of the subsidizing to lodging recuperation for individuals influenced by Hurricanes Laura, Delta, Zeta and Ida.”

The program offers non-gather protecting, which is not the same as customary shielding choices to give a living space that offers some degree of security. Protecting choices might incorporate lodgings, headquarters, team barges or sporting vehicles (RVs), including travel trailers that commonly hitch to a current vehicle. While this program is financed through FEMA, it is run totally by the state.

To enroll for the program or discover what shielding alternatives are accessible in influenced areas visit or call (844) 268-0301 or for TTY administrations call (844) 458-1806.

Inhabitants can really take a look at the accessibility of safe houses in their spaces by messaging LAShelter to 898211 or dial 211 to find a haven or by visiting

In the wake of getting government endorsement from FEMA, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness gave a crisis obtainment demand that brought about the employing of APTIM on September 24, 2021. Last week, the state gave its first buy request for movement trailers for the program. The program is governmentally supported through the FEMA Public Assistance program, which implies the national government will cover 90% of the expenses.