Sheriff Tim Soignet will enforce a curfew for all areas south of the Morganza to the Gulf levee system effective 6PMon Tuesday, October 27, 2020 until further notice.
The Houma Municipal Auditorium, located at 800 Verrett Street in Houma, will be available as an evacuation shelter beginning 10AM on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 for those residents who have evacuated from low-lying areas of the parish. Evacuees should bring sufficient food, water, bedding, baby formula, and other necessary personal items to last 3 days. If transportation is needed to the shelter, please call (985) 873-6357 to arrange pick-up after 10AM on Wednesday. Household pets brought to the Houma Municipal Auditorium will be registered with the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter and kept there until reunited with owners.
Maximize Your Insurance Benefits – Get Insurance Now
Monday February 03, 2014 07:31 am
The hurricane season is months off, but it is always good to prepare. Getting flood insurance now will also lock in other benefits. Some federal programs require the home to be insured 180 days prior to the grant application being offered. The Hazard Mitigation Assistance yearly grant program usually opens on June 1, so get your insurance now!
Increased Cost of Compliance, or ICC, is a benefit of any National Flood Insurance Program backed flood insurance policy that may provide up to $30,000 to elevate, relocate or demolish the structure. This insurance benefit is only available to those who have made a certain number of claims.
Call your agent now to be sure that you can take advantage of grants, ICC, or other benefits that may be offered by the state or federal government agencies.