Hurrican Gustav Recovery Resources

Here are some resources available at this time:

  •   Red Cross Helpline: Call 1-866-GET-INFO (1-866-438-4636)
  • FEMA Assistance information: FEMA will be covering hotel/evacuation expenses. Call 1-800-621-FEMA or go to Read an article about assistance here.
  • Gustav Info: The New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center is regularly updating with re-entry information, assistance information, utilities, schools info, and more.
  • Updates from the LA Government: or call 1-866-288-2484.
  • Salvation Army Distribution Locations: The Salvation Army is providing meals at locations throughout New Orleans. Find the updated list here.
  • Locate evacuees in shelters:
  • Gustav Wiki: This site includes helpline numbers and specific information for each parish.
  • Parish Updates: Find the latest updates on parish re-entry, curfews, and special instructions at
  • Cleanup/Garbage and other general info: See and for regular updates.
  • Power Outages: Find utility updates at Entergy and Cleco.
  • Open Gas Stations: Updated at
  • Mail: Normal delivery and post office operations resumed for New Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Charles and St. John the Baptist parishes.
  • Government Response: Find information on the Government response to Gustav, including FEMA information here.

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