DISASTER RECOVERY PROJECTS
Calcasieu Parish: Hurricane Laura Disaster Recovery
Hurricane Laura was a powerful Category 4 storm that made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, United States, on August 27, 2020. Recorded as one of the strongest hurricanes on record to make landfall in the United States, Hurricane Laura attained its peak 1-minute sustained winds of 150 mph on August 26, 2020. The storm caused over $19 billion in widespread damage to homes and businesses across the southwestern region of Louisiana. The disaster recovery project involved FEMA funding and included CSRS program managers as well as ICF Grant Managers.
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HURRICANE IDA DISASTER RECOVERY
Hurricane Ida was a powerful Category 4 storm that made landfall in Louisiana on August 29, 2021, with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. The storm caused widespread damage to homes and businesses in Louisiana, with many homes destroyed or severely damaged.
HURRICANE delta DISASTER RECOVERY
Hurricane Delta was a powerful Category 2 storm that made landfall in Creole, Louisiana, United States, on October 9, 2020. Although the storm weakened slightly before making landfall on Louisiana, it still caused significant damage in Louisiana and the surrounding areas.
HURRICANE GUSTAV DISASTER RECOVERY
Hurricane Gustav was a powerful Category 4 storm that made landfall on the southern coast of Louisiana on September 1, 2008, as a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 110 mph. The storm caused significant damage to infrastructure and homes and caused widespread power outages. The impact of Hurricane Gustav was significant, particularly in Louisiana. The storm caused widespread damage to homes and businesses, with more than 15,000 homes damaged or destroyed.