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.
Reach Out to Flood Insurance Advocate’s Office for Help
Having trouble getting an answer on a flood insurance claim? Uncertain if you can lift a house based on delays in a determination about ICC (Increased Cost of Compliance) benefits? There is a federal office that might be able to move this process along.
The Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate (OFIA) advocates for the fair treatment of policyholders and property owners by providing education and guidance on all aspects of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), identifying trends affecting the public, and making recommendations for program improvements to FEMA leadership. This is not the first office to contact if you are having problems with a claim, but if your insurance agent, the NFIP hotline and FloodSmart website, the Region, and parish officials can’t help you, the Advocate may be able to assist.
It is the intent of the Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate (OFIA) to respond to your inquiries within two (2) business days. Replies from the OFIA will be addressed as: noreply @salesforce.com On Behalf Of "Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate". If you do not find a reply from the OFIA in your inbox within two (2) business days, please check your spam or junk folders for a reply and respond accordingly.
Attachments cannot be transmitted through this form, but can be sent at a later date when the office responds. If necessary, attachments may be provided with future communication.
A list of frequently asked questions and other sources of assistance is attached.
If you need more information, please contact your flood insurance agent.