Editors’ note: This post was updated with new information on Thursday, August 25, 2016. 

On August 24th, Chief Judge Brian Jackson of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana issued an order terminating the suspension of all deadlines subject to the court’s previous omnibus order, which temporarily suspended all deadlines pending

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a Flood Insurance Workshop on Friday, August 26, 2016. The event will take place from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at New Orleans City Council Chambers in City Hall, located at 1300 Perdido Street in New Orleans.

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J. Englehardt, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, has issued a Miscellaneous Order concerning deadlines. The Order reads:

Counsel or Parties who believe that deadlines for filing of any motion in a pending case have been, or will be, immediately affected by the recent flooding in Louisiana may

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is providing assistance across South Louisiana in the wake of widespread funding where it is needed most. There are several ways to help those affected.

The Foundation established the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund earlier this year to help people after spring flooding in North Louisiana. It was opened with a

Due to the State of Emergency and the historic flooding in parts of Louisiana, the Commissioner of Insurance is promulgating Emergency Rule 27, which retroactively suspends statutory provisions of the Insurance Code concerning cancellations, terminations, nonrenewals, and nonreinstatements of insurance policies, and also gives insureds more time to comply with other policy provisions.

The emergency

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are offering relief to the thousands of homeowners affected by the devastating floods in Louisiana via their mortgage servicers.

Governor John Bel Edwards has issued an amended executive order following Executive Order No. JBE 16-57 regarding the Emergency Suspension Of Deadlines In Legal, Administrative And Regulatory Proceedings. While the prescription and preemption deadlines remain suspended until September 9, other legal deadlines are only suspended until August 19, except for certain listed parishes.

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Shelters

  • State of Louisiana Shelter List (updating continuously)
  • Jefferson Davis Parish Shelters (last updated Aug. 17, 2016, 3:20 p.m.):
    • None
  • Special Medical Conditions Shelter (homebound, chronically ill, or disabilities in need of medical or nursing care with no other place to

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