BATON ROUGE, La. – Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing if a renter or homeowner is unable to return to a disaster-damaged home. The initial rental grant is for a 60-day period and can be reviewed for [...]
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Cameron Parish will begin using spray trucks beginning tonight. In areas with high levels of debris the trucks will not spray driveways, but they will spray the roads. Aerial missions have been postponed due to high winds. They will resume as needed once the winds subside.
Houses of Worship and Non-Profits are eligible to apply for FEMA Public Assistance. (Public Assistance will only allow expenses not covered by your insurance companies) The instructions on how to apply are below but if they need assistance please encourage people to come to my scheduled office hours and I will help them apply. How [...]
The Red Cross will provide $450 to households whose homes were confirmed to have been destroyed or sustained major damage from Hurricane Laura. Most people whose homes were destroyed or sustained major damage from Hurricane Laura will be contacted directly through an email, text message or phone call directly from the Red Cross over the [...]
Please, for a while, do not make plans to go hunting or fishing. This short-term sacrifice will go a long way toward making Cameron Parish whole again. As critical recovery efforts ramp up in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, the Cameron Parish Police Jury, Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office and Cameron OHSEP are all strongly discouraging [...]
THERE'S HELP FOR CATTLEMEN: People across Louisiana and in numerous states are sending hay, feed and fencing supplies. The Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association, Louisiana Farm Bureau, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and LSU AgCenter are working together to help organize, secure and distribute these items. "The needs of our livestock industry are significant right now [...]
AGENCIES SAY LIFTING CHECKPOINTS INCREASES AVAILABILITY OF PATROLS Checkpoints have been lifted in Cameron Parish. The Cameron Parish Police Jury, Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office and Cameron Parish OHSEP want to jointly explain the reasons for this change. The Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office reasons that it can provide more security to the residents by reassigning the [...]
New Process: FEMA Remote Home Inspections after Hurricane Laura Due to COVID-19 and the need to protect the safety and health of all Americans, FEMA will conduct remote home inspections for Hurricane Laura applicants in Louisiana. Remote inspections provide a new way of evaluating damage – comparable to traditional, in-person inspections – and expedite the [...]
DOWNLOAD THE PDF From: OHSEP Director Danny Lavergne Date: August 25, 2020 The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, using weather information from all available sources regarding Laura, is now issuing a MANDATORY Order of Evacuation as of 8:00AM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 for ALL OF CAMERON PARISH due to Laura. Driving conditions are [...]
WHAT: In the wake of Hurricane Laura, on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m., Chevron will host a fuel giveaway and distribute 8,000 gallons of free gasoline and $15,000 in gas gift cards to local citizens and first responders. This giveaway is in collaboration with charitable organization Louisiana Coastal Relief and Recovery and Retif Oil [...]