BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – St. James Parish Government and the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office are canvassing the parish Friday, Sep. 3 and Saturday, Sep. 4.
Both organizations will be delivering tarps to whoever needs them.
Crews will travel from street to street, assessing damages and providing homeowners with a 20×25 tarp for their home.
St. James has “several volunteer groups who will be in the parish in the coming days to assist residents with cutting tree limbs, and storm clean up,” according to an official press release.
St. James Parish Residents are now eligible for transitional housing by FEMA. To apply, call (800) -621-3362 or visit FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance for eligibility here.