St. John the Baptist Parish places of worship eligible for damage assistance

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – St. John the Baptist Parish announced that places of worship can apply for disaster assistance.

Churches, synagogues, etc. may be eligible to receive funding for repairs or replacements if they were damaged during a natural disaster. According to a Facebook post from St. John the Baptist Parish, FEMA policies have been changed, making possible funding easier from an event that is a Federally Declared Major Disaster, such as Hurricane Ida.

The deadline for request submissions is Sunday, Dec. 28. For assistance with contacting the correct Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness personnel, email Anitra Adams.

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