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P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095

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Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Gustav and Ike Recovery and Rebuilding
Impact

Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, which impacted Louisiana on September 1 and 12, 2008:

  • caused 51 deaths
  • flooded 12,000 - 13,000 homes and damaged 150,000 - 300,000
  • caused an estimated $8 - $20 billion in physical damage
  • were responsible for more than $1 billion in public infrastructure damage
  • caused $2 - $7 billion in housing damages, including $1.7 billion in uninsured losses.

Gustav severely impacted 43 parishes; Ike severely impacted 14. The economic activity losses for both storms could reach a combined $5 billion.

 
Recovery

Presentation on the impact of the storms and LRA's Action Plan to respond to Gustav and Ike (.html version) 

RECOVERY PROCESS

 

Parishes Eligible for Gustav/Ike Disaster Recovery CDBG Funds

Fifty-three (53) of the state's 64 parishes are CDBG-eligible, EXCLUDING only the following:

  • Bienville
  • Bossier
  • Caddo
  • Caldwell
  • Claiborne
  • DeSoto
  • Jackson
  • Lincoln
  • Natchitoches
  • Red River
  • Webster

 

Programs
STATE-IMPLEMENTED PROGRAMS

PARISH IMPLEMENTED PROGRAMS 

 

Resources
PARISH PLANNING RESOURCES

PARISH RECOVERY PROPOSAL TEMPLATES 

PARISH PROPOSAL ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM

COMMUNICATIONS TO GRANTEES FROM GUSTAV-IKE STAFF MEMBERS