Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 21

The dump site at Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 21, and will follow its original schedule. SUMMER HOURS Sunday and Saturday: 10AM – 5PM Monday: 9AM – 5PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 12PM – 5PM

Holly Beach Dump will reopen Wednesday, April 212021-04-21T10:24:51-05:00

Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes

The Southwest Long-Term Recovery Committee will host a Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron parishes this weekend. This event will be a one-stop source for recovery information provided by subject matter experts on hand from multiple agencies and organizations. Event details are included in the attached flyer and also outlined below. Please feel free [...]

Resource Recovery Fair for Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes2021-04-06T08:57:12-05:00

CPRA Announces Completion of Rock Shoreline Protection Project in Cameron Parish

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) today announced the completion of another segment of rock breakwaters at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. The Rockefeller Shoreline Protection project expanded the area’s rock shoreline by 3,414 linear feet, adding erosion protection to an area that has been retreating at an average [...]

CPRA Announces Completion of Rock Shoreline Protection Project in Cameron Parish2021-03-24T13:37:43-05:00

Insects Commonly Mistaken for Mosquitos

Our parish has seen a dramatic increase in a number of insects that are very similar in appearance to mosquitoes. Crane flies and midges are among the most common insects resembling mosquitoes in our parish at this time. Most of our complaints recently have been dealing with midges. They hatch from polluted or highly organic [...]

Insects Commonly Mistaken for Mosquitos2021-03-22T09:25:25-05:00

SWLA Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:00 AM -  11:00 AM CT RUTHERFORD BEACH GULF OF MEXICO, Creole, LA 70632 The beach cleanup event will provide local support to an area in southwest Louisiana recently devastated by two major hurricanes, Laura and Delta during the 2020 hurricane season. Participants should plan to arrive between 7:00-7:30am to gather [...]

SWLA Coastal Cleanup2021-02-25T14:20:20-06:00

Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force Seeking Good Samaritans

The Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force is seeking "Good Samaritans" who will adopt damaged graves in Cameron Parish cemeteries to help return these places of final rest to normal. Cameron Parish has many private cemeteries, both church and family owned, that were severely damaged by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. All these cemeteries are eligible for [...]

Louisiana Cemetery Response Task Force Seeking Good Samaritans2021-02-25T14:19:00-06:00

United Way of SWLA Furniture Giveaway

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) -The efforts by United Way of Southwest Louisiana continues as they help locals who lost water, furniture and even their homes to the weather events that have plagued Southwest Louisiana in the last year.   Hundreds of cars lined up and waited for hours to receive free groceries donated and to the [...]

United Way of SWLA Furniture Giveaway2021-02-25T14:16:23-06:00

Feeling Fatigue Due to Disasters?

BATON ROUGE, La. – Many Louisianans are struggling to recover from the successive blows of Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta on top of the nearly yearlong stress and worries of a pandemic. The same is true throughout the nation where hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters came one after another while Covid-19 fears spread.  It is [...]

Feeling Fatigue Due to Disasters?2021-01-26T08:44:11-06:00

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
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