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Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief

Whether you need a helping hand or are ready to assist others, stay up-to-date with our response effort by sharing your contact info with us through one of the options below

The Associated Press reports, "More than 1 million homes and businesses in Louisiana and Mississippi — including all of New Orleans — were left without power as Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. mainland, pushed through on Sunday."

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Devastating Impact of Hurricane Ida

Online Resources/Helpful Links
Hurricane Resources:
New disaster recovery website hurricanerecovery.la.gov that has resources from vaccines to applying for disaster assistance.

For BR and NOLA region updates, sign up for the Advocate's updates https://joinsubtext.com/idabr or https://joinsubtext.com/idanola


Baton Rouge Area Shelters: Bishop Ott Shelter, 1623 Convention St, Baton Rouge 70802
 FG Clark Activity Center, 798 Harding Blvd, Baton Rouge 70807
Raising Canes River Center 275 S River Rd, Baton Rouge 70802
 Salvation Army 7361 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge 70814

FEMA Application: 

EBR Schools:

Volunteer relief organizations

Emergency information

Disaster Assistance:

Important Links
Baton Rouge Weather Forecasts (Office of State Climatology)
CNN Weather Center
Consumer Safety
Consumer Health
Current Area Radar (Intellicast)
Department of Meteorology Earth System Science Center
DHS - All About Homeland Security
Homeowners Insurance Resource
Information Related to El Nino
Interactive Weather Network
Louisiana Weather Louisiana Data
National Data Buoy Center
National Hurricane Center
National Weather Service
Real ID FAQs
Southern Regional Climate Center
The Weather Channel
USA Today Hurricane Center
Weather + Climate
Weather Net WeatherCams
Weather Underground Tropical Weather
Weatherbug Live VideoCas

Individual Assistance Grant Information:


Cleaning Kit Donation List

Are you able to donate supplies? Bring donations to our campus at
United Christian Faith Ministries
9229 North Ridgewood Drive, Baton Rouge, La 70814
Monday-Thursday from 10am-4pm; Sunday's 9:45am-10:45am

Items/Supplies Needed: 

  • Round bucket with re-sealable
  • Bottle liquid laundry detergent
  • bottle liquid concentrate household cleaner
  • Pump spray air freshener
  • Pump spray insect repellent (pack of 10-20 wipes also acceptable)
    • Pump spray bottles must have protective handle. 
  • Scrub brush
  • Paper Towel
  • Dishwashing Cleaner
    • With or without handle
  • 18 re-useable cleaning wipes
    • No terrycloth, microfiber or paper towels
    • Remove from packaging
  • Five scouring pads
    • No stainless-steel pads with soap in them
    • Remove from packaging
  • Roll of heavy-duty trash bags (33-45-gallon sizes)
  • N95 particulate respirator dust masks (1-3 mm thickness)
  • Kitchen gloves
    • Durable for multiple uses
    • Remove from packaging
  • Work gloves
    • Cotton with leather palm or all leather