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LDCFS releases estimated numbers on DSNAP benefits issued after flooding


BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) – The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services released an estimate of DSNAP benefits handed out in response to the historic flooding in August.

Nearly $80 million in disaster food stamps were issued in 21 parishes that were impacted.

About $49 million in DSNAP benefits were handed out, and regular SNAP households received about $32 million in disaster related benefits.

A breakdown on the numbers here in Acadiana can be found above.

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