Resources for residents affected by July 13th, 2019 hurricane, tropical storm

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Barry made landfall in Louisiana Saturday, July 13 as a Category 1 hurricane and was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

RESOURCES FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY BARRY

AIRBNB OPEN HOMES PROGRAM

Airbnb has activated its Open Homes Program www.airbnb.com/stormbarry to help displaced residents and relief workers deployed to the regions impacted by Tropical Storm Barry. The Open Homes Program recruits hosts who are willing and able to provide free housing to displaced residents and disaster relief workers in the activation area including southern Louisiana, and parts of Texas and Alabama.

Airbnb Hosts within the affected area have the ability to opt into listing their homes for $0, offering accommodations free of charge to those in need by visiting www.airbnb.com/stormbarry.

The goal of the Open Homes Program is to ensure those able to open their homes, as well as anyone who are affected and in need of temporary accommodation, know that this option exists.

The Open Homes Program is currently available through July 31. As a public service, Airbnb is asking news outlets in Louisiana, Texas and Alabama to share the following link: www.airbnb.com/stormbarry.

DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE

Preparing for natural disasters such as those that could be brought by Tropical Storm Barry presently in the Gulf of Mexico can be overwhelming and can seriously affect emotional health. It is common to experience anxiety and depression-like symptoms tied to worrying about the chance or occurrence of injury or property damage.

The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 can provide immediate counseling to anyone who is seeking help in coping with the mental or emotional effects prior to and after such severe storm activity.

The Helpline is a 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week free, multilingual and confidential service that provides crisis counseling and support to those impacted by natural disasters.

Helpline specialists are trained to assist callers with a range of symptoms.

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

SNAP benefits are being distributed on the regular schedule. Most recipients have received their benefits for the month of July, and all distribution will be completed by Sunday, July 14.

Any residents with an immediate food need are encouraged to reach out to their local United Way agencies and food banks.

UNITED WAY

Dial 211 or (337) 233-8302

AMERICAN RED CROSShttps://www.redcross.org/

COMMUNIITY FOUNDATION OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA – FoundationSWLA.org

PARISH BY PARISH OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY/EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (OHSEP) contacts – https://gohsep.la.gov/

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Overcast

Abbeville

60°F Overcast Feels like 60°
Wind
9 mph N
Humidity
79%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with rain developing after midnight. Low 53F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
54°F Cloudy with rain developing after midnight. Low 53F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Wind
9 mph NE
Precip
70%
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Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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Crowley

52°F Overcast Feels like 52°
Wind
8 mph NNE
Humidity
94%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low near 50F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
54°F Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low near 50F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Wind
9 mph NE
Precip
70%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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Opelousas

50°F Overcast Feels like 50°
Wind
8 mph NNE
Humidity
91%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 48F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
54°F Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 48F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
Wind
9 mph NE
Precip
70%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
Overcast

Breaux Bridge

55°F Overcast Feels like 55°
Wind
13 mph N
Humidity
89%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 52F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
54°F Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 52F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Wind
9 mph NE
Precip
70%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent
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New Iberia

60°F Overcast Feels like 60°
Wind
10 mph N
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with a few showers. Low 46F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
53°F Cloudy with a few showers. Low 46F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
7 mph NE
Precip
70%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Crescent

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