Emergency response RESOURCES
If you know of a disaster resource in the New Orleans metro area that is currently not included, please reach out. Please be sure to include the service provided, name of service provider, website link & phone number.
Do your own due diligence:
|Information & resources for children and families (especially those in the child welfare or court systems)
|Know how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect disaster preparedness and recovery, and what you can do to keep yourself and others safe.
|Department of Education
|School closures/updates and school meal sites/family resources
SBA Disaster Assistance
According to the website:
If you need phone assistance with an unemployment claim, please note that a new call-in schedule based on the last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) will be implemented beginning in November:
|This interactive map shows gas station status and outages with data sourced by Gas Buddy The data and information available is based on vetted crowd source information as well as participating gas companies.
|GNO Power Match
GNO, Inc. has built a webpage to connect those with generators to companies and organizations in need. Visit GNO PowerMatch if you need a generator. If you have generators for sale, rental, loan, or donation, visit GNO PowerMatch and scroll to “Vendor Submission.”
|This link leads to: tax withholding calculator. For help with your withholding, you may use the Tax Withholding Estimator. You can use the tax withholding estimator to estimate your 2020 income tax. You can also find additional information on filing your taxes.
|LA Workforce Commission
|Unemployment information, career center and job opportunities postings
|Louisiana Department of Insurance
|Office of Consumer Advocacy & Consumer Services
|Libraries Near You
|Libraries for wifi access, phone charging, and air conditioning. Call ahead to confirm hours or check online to ensure they are currently online and able to serve clients.
|National Domestic Violence Hotline
|For those who may be trapped with an abuser
|Assistance for Orleans Parish residents: Food assistance, legal assistance, unemployment insurance, utilities, mental health support
|Nola.Com Text Only Version
|This is Nola.com LITE for staying up to date on current events. This site is designed to be able to be used with a weak internet connection.
|An interactive map of road closures
|To request a temporary roof tarp on a building contact blueroof.us or call 888-766-3258
|SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
|Disaster assistance loans for businesses & non profits
|Information on retirement income via social security, disability and medicare
|Securities & Exchange Commission
|Financial tools and calculators and additional resources
|United States Chamber of Commerce
|Disaster Help Desk for Businesses
|Utilities Status Updates
|Cleco Status Map
Entergy Status Map
|Job resources and openings