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CRISIS COUNSELING
National Assoc. of School Psychologists’ Crisis Resources http://www.nasponline.org/resources/
crisis_safety/index.aspx#general
   
DISPLACEMENT STATISTICS
Katrina Index: Tracking Variables of Post-Katrina Recovery
Post Katrina Polulation Data - Greater New Orleans Community Data Center
US Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics - Hurricane Information: Katrina and Rita
 
DOCUMENT REPLACEMENT
Replacing Important Papers (Birth and death certificates, Insurance, Driver's License) LSU Ag Center
 
ESSENTIAL NEEDS
American Red Cross
Disaster Housing Assistance Program
Food Stamps
LAHousingSearch - help for finding housing in La.
SATERN - Salvation Army's Team Emergency Radio Network
Southeastern Louisiana LA Red Cross
 
FEMA
FEMA http://www.fema.gov
FEMA Flood Maps (schedule of maps to be released)
Flood Maps released 2008-2009
How to Get Help from FEMA http://www.fema.gov/assistance/index.shtm/
National Flood Insurance Program http://www.fema.gov/business/nfip/
See also Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov/
 
FRAUD AND GOUGING REPORTS
LA Office of the Attorney General’s Complaints http://www.ag.state.la.us/Complaint.aspx
Department of Homeland Security If you have knowledge of fraud, waste, abuse, or allegations
of mismanagement involving hurricane relief operations, you can:
• Call the Hurricane Relief Fraud Hotline at (866) 720-5721,
Fax it at (703) 604-8567
• Email KatrinaFraud@DODIG.MIL
• Or write: Hurricane Relief Fraud Hotline
Washington, D.C. 20301-1900
Convey as much information as possible such as:
Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
Complaints may be made anonymously or you may request confidentiality.
 
GOVERNMENTAL WEBSITES
Environmental Protection Agency - Region 6 - South Central
LSU AG Center Extension Service
Flood Maps
Hurricane Recovery
Jefferson Parish Hurricane Preparedness
State of Louisiana’s Emergency site http://emergency.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation http://louisianahelp.org/
Louisiana Road Home Registry Program http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/cdbg/drroadhome.htm
Louisiana Department of Revenue http://www.rev.state.la.us/sections/faq/
default.aspx?type=DIS
Louisiana Speaks - Pattern Books - Rebuilding Designs by Urban Design Associates
Disaster Housing Assistance Program http://www.hud.gov/news/dhap.cfm
IRS - Help for Katrina Victims http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=147085,00.html
Louisiana Disability Information Resource http://gohsep.la.gov/factsheets/
preparepeoplewithdisabilities.htm
Hurricane Recovery http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Public
Safety/Hurricane_Katrina_Recovery.shtml
 
HEALTH
Dialysis and other kidney information http://www.kidneyfund.org
CDC Hurricane Recovery (safe recovery and cleanup) http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/
Hurricane Health Information - National Library of Medicine http://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/hurricane.html
Disaster Relief Medicaid Program http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?ID=180
LA Dept. of Health and Hospitals - Emergency News http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?ID=145
 
HURRICANES
Hurricane Tracking Chart http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/AT_Track_chart.pdf
National Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
 
JOB SEARCH/ SMALL BUSINESS
Louisiana Business Leadership Network http://www.lbln.org/
Louisiana Department of Labor - Career and Labor Market Information
http://www.laworks.net
Louisiana Works: Reclaiming Louisiana's Workforce http://www.laworks.net
CareerOne Stop - Disaster Recovery Services http://www.careeronestop.org/
disasterrecoveryservices/default.aspx
Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov/
 
LEGAL SERVICES
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov
American Bar Association - Committee on Disaster Response & Preparedness http://www.americanbar.org/groups/
committees/disaster/policy.html
LawHelp.org/LA - Disaster Relief section http://www.lawhelp.org/LA/

 

LINKS FROM THE LIBRARY COMMUNITY
Flood Information, Jefferson Parish Public Library http://www.jplibrary.net/Reference/floodinfo.htm
Galveston Hurricane Bibliography - books in the Jefferson Parish Library, Periodical articles and Internet resources Galveston Hurricane of 1900
Emergency Assistance Links from LA State Library http://prepare.lib.la.us/emergencypreparedness/
Hurricane Katrina/Rita Bibliography- books in the Jefferson Parish Library, Periodical articles and Internet resources Hurricane Katrina/Rita
Katrina info from LII - search for Katrina

http://www.ipl.org/

Hurricane Katrina’s Aftermath http://www.libraryspot.com/features/katrinagiving.htm
 
MAIL
Mail Service Updates http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/la/la.htm?
 
MULTILINGUAL RESOURCES
Huracanes Katrina y Rita (Spanish) http://www.usa.gov/gobiernousa/Temas/Desastres.shtml
 
PETS
Helping Pets - FEMA http://www.fema.gov/helping-pets
Pet Location Service http://www.petfinder.com/
 
PRE-DISASTER PREPARATION TOOLS
Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

http://www.operationhope.org/index.cfm/act/service/sid/13

Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide http://www.operationhope.org/index.cfm/act/service/sid/13
 
SALVAGE AND RESTORATION OF PERSONAL ITEMS AND, BOOKS
Care of Water-Damaged Family Heirlooms http://www.conservation-us.org/index.cfm?fuse
action=Page.viewPage&pageId=597
Damaged Artwork Information http://www.art-restoration.com/damage.htm
Flood-Damaged Photographs http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/faqs/faq0700.shtml
Salvage of Photos, Records http://www.heritagepreservation.org//NEWS/
SaveTreasRight.htm
Saving Family Treasures from National Archives, including Books http://www.archives.gov/preservation/
disaster-response/guidelines.html
Saving Soaked Treasures http://www.heritagepreservation.org/
news/SaveTreasRight.htm
Tips for Saving Water-Damaged Valuables and Heirlooms: FEMA http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2010/09/ 30/
tips-care-flood-damaged-family-valuables-and-heirlooms
 
SPECIAL NEEDS
Louisiana Disability Information Resource http://gohsep.la.gov/factsheets/
preparepeoplewithdisabilities.htm
   
TAX INFORMATION
IRS - Tax Relief in Disaster Situations http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=108362,00.html
Louisiana Department of Revenue - Natural Disaster Faqs http://www.rev.state.la.us/sections/faq
/default.aspx?type=DIS&view=all


rev. 1/2014

 
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