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

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
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