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More than 6,500 Still in Louisiana Shelters After Hurricanes

More than 6,500 people are still in temporary shelters after back-to-back hurricanes hit Louisiana, according to the state, but some are being told to leave. The Department of Children and Family Services said about 6,430 people are in shelters because …

Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Louisiana

The Trump Administration has approved a major disaster declaration for Louisiana, making federal assistance available to supplement state and local recovery efforts after Hurricane Delta. President Donald Trump’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, …

Louisianans Warned of Contractor Fraud Following Dual Hurricanes

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon and State Representative Jonathan Goudeau are warning residents affected by Hurricanes Laura and Delta that both the Louisiana Department of Insurance and Rep. Goudeau’s office have received complaints of contractors working in hard-hit areas requesting …

Future Unsure for Many After Louisiana’s Back-to-Back Hurricanes

Michele Vincent’s home was largely intact in spite of hurricanes Laura and Delta. But tears streamed down her face as she looked at her church’s broken windows and shattered pews. “It’s hard to come back and see it again and …

Karen Clark & Co. Estimates $950M Insured Loss in U.S. from Delta

The catastrophe risk modeling firm Karen Clark & Co. (KCC) has estimated that the insured loss to onshore properties from Hurricane Delta will be close to $1.25 billion, which includes $950 million wind and storm surge losses in the U.S. …

Returning After Hurricane Delta, Louisiana Evacuees Face Power Outages, Extreme Heat

10/11/2020 06:21 PM— Storm-weary coastal Louisiana residents who fled from the path of Hurricane Delta in recent days streamed back to their homes on Sunday to face cleanup and repairs from the second hurricane to batter their state over the …

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner: Pay Only 1 Hurricane Deductible Per Season

Louisiana’s single season named-storm/hurricane deductible law prohibits a homeowner from paying more than one named-storm/hurricane deductible in the same hurricane season, the state insurance department is reminding vulnerable policyholders in advance of Hurricane Delta. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon wants …

Update: Louisiana Residents Flee as Delta Bears Down on U.S. Gulf Coast

10/09/2020 10:41 AM LAKE CHARLES, La., Oct 9 — The streets in Lake Charles in southwest Louisiana were deserted as a powerful Hurricane Delta approached, threatening to add misery to people struggling to recover from the damage inflicted by a …

CoreLogic: Nearly 300K Gulf Coast Homes at Possible Risk From Delta

CoreLogic an Irvine, Calif.-based global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, has released data analysis showing 293,685 single-family and multifamily homes across Louisiana and the U.S. Gulf Coast with a reconstruction cost value (RCV) of approximately $62.85 billion are …

Pre-Delta, Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Louisiana

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Delta, which is on track to hit his state later this week. The Democratic governor called Delta an “incredibly dangerous storm that will bring heavy winds, …