State of Louisiana Proclamations, Press Releases, and Updates

November 30, 2012
Press Release: As Hurricane Season Ends, GOHSEP Encourages Families to Keep Focused on Preparedness for All Hazards

November 21, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Emergency Managers Deploying to Assist New York, New Jersey Following Hurricane Sandy

November 7, 2012
Press Release: GOHSEP Deploying Emergency Management Teams to New York, New Jersey to Assist with Response to Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012
Press Release: GOHSEP Assisting Maryland, Pennsylvania in Responding to Hurricane Sandy

October 26, 2012
Press Release: FEMA Approves Louisiana's Request to Extend Registration Deadline for Hurricane Isaac Aid

September 28, 2012
Press Release: Hurrican Isaac Damaged almost 59,000 Residences in Louisiana

September 14, 2012
Press Release: FEMA Approves Individual Assistance for Three Additional Louisiana Parishes Impacted by Hurricane Isaac

September 7, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Oil mats and tar balls present on Elmer’s Island following Hurricane Isaac

September 7, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Reopening Three Wildlife Management Areas Sept. 8

September 7, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana awarded $3.4 million grant to assist unemployed

September 7, 2012
Press Release: State Agencies Continue Response Efforts to Assist Communities Impacted by Hurricane Isaac

September 7, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Closing the back levee breach in Plaquemines Parish

September 7, 2012
Press Release: CCCD set to resume toll operations this weekend

September 7, 2012
Press Release: Food banks, Red Cross seeking donations

September 6, 2012
Press Release: Five more Louisiana parishes eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

September 6, 2012
Press Release: Algiers to Canal Street Ferry resumes operations

September 6, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Holds Unified Command Group, Updates on State Response to Isaac

September 6, 2012
Press Release: FEMA Approves Individual Assistance for Five Louisiana Parishes Impacted by Hurricane Isaac

September 6, 2012
Press Release: DCFS Announces USDA Approval of Automatic Replacement of Partial Regular SNAP Benefits for August

September 5, 2012
Press Release: DCFS Releases Federal Monthly Income Guidelines for DSNAP

September 5, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Holds Unified Command Group, Updates On State Response to Isaac

September 5, 2012
Press Release: Construction work resumes on Interstates 10 and 12

September 5, 2012
Press Release: State government offices to remain closed in St. John the Baptist and Plaquemines parishes Thursday and Friday

September 5, 2012
Press Release: St. Charles, Tangipahoa parishes now eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

September 5, 2012
Press Release: Health Department Advises Residents Using Private Wells in Hurricane-Affected Areas of Risks, Testing Options

September 4, 2012
Press Release: DCFS Extends 1-888-LAHELP-U Hours to 24/7 Due to DSNAP High Call Volume

September 4, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Closes a Portion of Coastal Waters Due to the Emergence of Oil on Adjacent Beaches

September 4, 2012
Press Release: DCFS Announces DSNAP Locations, Alphabetic Order of Service

September 4, 2012
Press Release: DEQ warns residents to exercise caution around floodwater

September 4, 2012
Press Release: State government offices to remain closed in St. John the Baptist and Plaquemines parishes Wednesday

September 4, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Holds Unified Command Group, Updates On State Response to Isaac

September 4, 2012
Press Release: Health Department Emphasizes Precautions Residents Should Take During Hurricane Cleanup

September 4, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Reopening Lake Ramsey WMA Sept. 4

September 4, 2012
Press Release: DCFS Receives Waiver to Allow Hot Foods to be Purchased with SNAP, DSNAP Cards

September 4, 2012
Press Release: DHH Continues Phasing Down Medical Special Needs Shelter Operations as Residents Return to their Communities

September 3, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Holds Unified Command Group, Updates On State Response to Isaac

September 3, 2012
Press Release: DOTD resumes ferry service at Edgard/Reserve

September 3, 2012
Press Release: CCCD resumes ferry service at Chalmette; Algiers still without power

September 3, 2012
Press Release: As More Residents Return Home, Health Officials Emphasize Heat Stroke Risk

September 3, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana requests $3.4 million for cleanup jobs assistance

September 3, 2012
Press Release: Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Approved for Nine Parishes Following Hurricane Isaac

September 3, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Schools Open Tuesday

September 3, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Residents Affected by Isaac Can Apply for Temporary Housing Assistance

September 2, 2012
Press Release: DOTD has cleared debris from all state roadways

September 2, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Workforce Commission sends teams to help evacuees at shelters in North Louisiana

September 2, 2012
Press Release: Interstate 10 open from Baton Rouge to New Orleans

September 2, 2012
Press Release: DHH Phases Down Medical Special Needs Shelter Operations as Residents Return to their Communities

September 2, 2012
Press Release: DNR Fuel Team Provides Fuel Station Listings

September 2, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: DCFS and LWC Heads Tour Shelter

September 2, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Ongoing Flood Conditions in Southeastern Louisiana

September 2, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Pearl River Lock #2 in St. Tammany Parish

September 2, 2012
Press Release: State Deploys Resources to St. Tammany to Assist with Evacuation Efforts

September 2, 2012
Press Release: Disaster Unemployment Assistance available for victims of Hurricane Isaac

September 1, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Requests DSNAP Benefits for Four More Parishes

September 1, 2012
Press Release: More Louisiana Residents Now Eligible for Post-Isaac Recovery Assistance from FEMA

September 1, 2012
Press Release: DEQ encourages residents to dispose of storm debris

September 1, 2012
Press Release: Health Department Issues Comprehensive List of Water Systems Under Boil Advisory following Hurricane Isaac

September 1, 2012
Press Release: DHH Urges Residents to Protect Themselves from West Nile Virus during Hurricane Isaac Recovery

September 1, 2012
Press Release: DOTD reopens Interstate 10 from Baton Rouge to New Orleans, with lane restrictions due to flood water in LaPlace

September 1, 2012
Press Release: Local Isaac Relief Volunteers Still Urgently Needed, Reminded to Register First

September 1, 2012
Press Release: State Reopened Some Louisiana Oyster Beds Today

September 1, 2012
Press Release: State Department of Agriculture and Forestry Updates Efforts in Aftermath of Hurricane Isaac

September 1, 2012
Press Release: Health Officials Warn Residents to Be Careful of Heat-Related Illnesses While Cleaning Up Storm Debris

September 1, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Advises Residents to Remain Alert for Wildlife Displaced by Flooding

August 31, 2012
Press Release: State of Louisiana Requests Federal Aid for an Additional 18 Parishes

August 31, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Requests Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits for Five Parishes after Hurricane Isaac

August 31, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Aerial Photos of Flooding in Grand Isle due to Hurricane Isaac

August 31, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana Workforce Commission Web Site Back Up

August 31, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Wildlife Management Areas and Refuges Reopening Sept. 1, Habitat Damage Assessment Continues

August 31, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Aerial Photos of Louisiana Flooding from Hurricane Isaac

August 31, 2012
Press Release: Elmer's Island to Remain Closed

August 31, 2012
Press Release: Office of Conservation Oversees Resumption of Drilling at Texas Brine Site

August 31, 2012
All Louisiana Workforce Commission systems down

August 31, 2012
Press Release: Plaquemine ferry returns to service, White Castle and Edgard/Reserve remain closed

August 30, 2012
Press Release: LDWF Confirms Alligator Harvest Season Opening Sept. 1 in East Zone, Sept. 5 in West Zone

August 30, 2012
Press Release: Health Department Issues Comprehensive List of Water Systems Under Boil Advisory following Hurricane Isaac

August 30, 2012
Press Release: Louisiana National Guard Opening Sites to Provide Food, Water, Supplies to Residents in Storm-Affected Communities

August 30, 2012
Press Release: Agriculture and Forestry Continues Response to Isaac

August 30, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Photos of Louisiana Flooding from Hurricane Isaac

August 30, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: Flood Waters in St. John the Baptist Parish

August 30, 2012
UPDATED: State government offices to remain closed in 16 Louisiana parishes Friday, reopening in all others

August 30, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: LDWF Agents Rescue More Than 1,500 in Aftermath of Hurricane Isaac

August 30, 2012
PHOTO RELEASE: International Levee Breach in Plaquemines Parish to Help Drain Flood Waters

August 30, 2012
Press Release: Call 2-1-1 to Locate Loved Ones at State-Run Shelters

August 30, 2012
Strain: Hire only licensed arborists to work on storm-damaged trees

August 30, 2012
Press Release: DOTD reopens all state routes in East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana and Pointe Coupee parishes

August 30, 2012
Press Release: DOTD announces priority routes for Tangipahoa Parish

August 30, 2012
Press Release: State Issues Boil Advisories in Response to Hurricane Isaac

August 30, 2012
Media Advisory: Tangipahoa Residents Should Call 2-1-1 for Latest Sheltering and Evacuation Information

August 30, 2012
Press Release: DOTD announces open routes for drivers traveling to New Orleans

August 29, 2012
Press Release: State Issues Additional Boil Advisories in Response to Hurricane Isaac

August 29, 2012
Press Release: State Issues Boil Advisories in Response to Hurricane Isaac

August 29, 2012
Governor Jindal Holds Unified Command Group Meeting, Updates on Storm Response

August 29, 2012
Press Release: State government offices to remain closed statewide Thursday

August 29, 2012
Press Release: DOTD reminds motorists to use the 511 Traveler Information System for road closure information

August 29, 2012
Press Release: Health Department Reminds Residents to Be Aware of West Nile Virus Threat, Take Precautions

August 29, 2012
Press Release: State Health Department Offers Safety Tips to Prevent Injuries, Accidents during Storm Cleanup

August 29, 2012
Press Release: Debit Card Fees Waived This Week For Unemployment Claimants, Some DCFS Program Recipients

August 29, 2012
Press Release: DOTD announces priority routes for south Louisiana during Hurricane Isaac

August 28, 2012
State Officials Ask Residents to Report Oil, Oily Material or Oiled Debris

August 28, 2012
State government offices to close statewide Wednesday

August 28, 2012
LDWF Closes Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish

August 28, 2012
Press Release: September SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early to Assist Those Impacted by Isaac

August 28, 2012
Governor Jindal Outlines Preparations, Urges Federal Government to Issue Full Disaster Declaration

August 28, 2012
Governor Jindal Issues Executive Order Outlining Emergency Procedures for Conducting State Business

August 28, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Issues Executive Order on the Use of State Vehicles to Transport Non-State Employees During an Emergency

August 28, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Issues Health-Focused Executive Orders to Aid Isaac Response

August 28, 2012
Press Release: EPA Grants Louisiana Partial Fuel Waiver Request

August 28, 2012
Press Release: State of Louisiana Requests Title 32 Designation for up to 8,000 Members of Louisiana National Guard

August 28, 2012
Higher Education Prepares for Isaac

August 27, 2012
DEQ Requests Fuel Waiver from EPA in Advance of Isaac

August 27, 2012
State Closes Louisiana Oyster Beds in Advance of Isaac

August 27, 2012
Office of Conservation Issues Order for Operators to Take Precautionary Steps

August 27, 2012
LDWF Reminds Residents to Report Tropical Storm Isaac-Related Fish Kills

August 27, 2012
Residents Urged to Use Caution when Operating Generators

August 27, 2012
Gov. Jindal: Today is Day to Take Precautions, Evacuate

August 27, 2012
Price Gouging Law in Effect Following State of Emergency Declaration

August 27, 2012
Storm Prep: Protect tax records and financial documents during emergencies

August 26, 2012
Press Release: Gov. Jindal Urges Louisianians to Get Prepared for Tropical Storm Isaac, Encourages Voluntary Evacuations in Hurricane Watch Areas
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August 26, 2012
Executive Proclamation: Governor Bobby Jindal Declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Isaac
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August 24, 2012
Press Release: GOHSEP Crisis Action Team Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac

June 25, 2012
Press Release: STATE AGENCIES OUTLINE RESPONSE TO T.S. DEBBY

June 23, 2012
Press Release: STATE MONITORS TROPICAL STORM DEBBY

March 23, 2012
Executive Proclamation: STATE OF EMERGENCY - SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOODING

March 22, 2012
Press Release: UPDATE: STATE AGENCY RESPONSE TO SEVERE WEATHER

March 21, 2012
Press Release: STATE AGENCIES RESPOND TO SEVERE WEATHER

March 20, 2012
Press Release: LOUISIANA BRACES FOR MORE SEVERE WEATHER