Substantial Damage Determination

YOU CAN GET A SECOND OPINION: You may have questions about a letter you received about the “determination” of the storm damage to your property. It’s important to know that this Substantial Damage Determination “SDD”, which was made by FEMA, is not a final number. It’s a starting point. If you feel it is wrong, [...]

Substantial Damage Determination2021-01-08T10:58:10-06:00

Funding Available through the FEMA Funded Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)

Funding may become available to mitigate structures in Cameron Parish through the FEMA-funded Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The Parish is in the early stages of applying for long-term recovery funds which, if awarded, may not be available to property owners until the last quarter of 2021. All substantially damaged properties will be required to [...]

Funding Available through the FEMA Funded Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)2020-12-22T15:16:08-06:00

Christmas and New Year Closures

Our offices will be closed on the following days for the upcoming holidays: Christmas December 23rd, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. December 24th and 25th, 2020 New Year's December 31st and January 1st

Christmas and New Year Closures2020-12-22T15:12:26-06:00

Waste Management Holiday Schedule

Waste Management will be closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Due to the holidays, regularly scheduled collection on Friday will be provided on Saturday.  Waste Management appreciates the cooperation of its valued customers. From Waste Management to all, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!     Waste Management will be closed Christmas and New Year's [...]

Waste Management Holiday Schedule2020-12-18T13:37:10-06:00

FEMA Direct Housing Explained on YouTube Videos

 BATON ROUGE, La. — FEMA is working as quickly as possible to place eligible families into temporary housing units. In this series of short YouTube videos, FEMA answers questions about the Direct Housing Program assistance following hurricane Laura in Louisiana.  Under the Direct Housing program, FEMA may provide temporary housing units after a disaster when [...]

FEMA Direct Housing Explained on YouTube Videos2020-12-16T12:03:11-06:00

For free pickup, Cameron Parish debris must be curbside no later than Jan. 11

The last chance to place hurricane debris along the right-of-way is Jan. 11. That’s when the final pass of debris removal will begin. Any debris placed at the right-of-way ROW after Jan.  11 will not be collected — and will become the responsibility of the resident to dispose of at their own expense and effort. [...]

For free pickup, Cameron Parish debris must be curbside no later than Jan. 112020-12-16T11:55:39-06:00

DOTD provides update on debris removal in Southwest Region (District 07)

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the final pass for debris removal in Allen and Jefferson Davis Parishes along with the lower portions of Cameron Parish is expected to be complete on December 23, 2020. Lower Cameron Parish includes the communities of Johnsons Bayou, Holly Beach, Cameron, Creole, Oak Grove, and Grand Chenier. [...]

DOTD provides update on debris removal in Southwest Region (District 07)2020-12-16T11:54:14-06:00

FEMA Calling – When FEMA Can’t Reach You

 Stay in Touch. It’s up to You  FEMA often needs to contact an applicant to complete an application or make an appointment for a virtual inspection. A phone call is made to the number you gave when you filled out your application.  But if that number is wrong or you didn’t answer, the application cannot [...]

FEMA Calling – When FEMA Can’t Reach You2020-12-16T11:59:46-06:00

Public Notice: Draft Environmental Land Assessment for FEMA Group Housing Site

BATON ROUGE, La. – FEMA has posted a Public Notice of availability of the Draft Environmental Land Assessment for a proposed group housing site for survivors in need of housing as a result of Hurricane Laura. Interested members of the public may review a copy of the Draft Environmental Assessment at FEMA/EHPNotice.gov . The Public [...]

Public Notice: Draft Environmental Land Assessment for FEMA Group Housing Site2020-12-16T11:52:34-06:00

Commercial Debris Pickup 12/7/2020

Curbside pickup of commercial debris is limited to one pass only. Commercial propertydebris pickup at the right-of-way is not normally the responsibility of the parish and commercial owners who miss the deadline should make arrangements for debris — meaning storm-related debris coming from within the commercial entity — to be disposed of at a permitted [...]

Commercial Debris Pickup 12/7/20202020-12-08T11:45:05-06:00
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