BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - President Donald Trump has approved Governor John Bel Edwards' request for federal disaster aid.
The request that was approved Saturday will be available to individuals and households in Livingston and Orleans Parish.
Funding for public assistance for emergency work and structural repairs as well as Hazard Mitigation Grants will also be made available.
Governor Edwards released a statement on the declaration saying:
Mayor Mitch Landrieu released a statement thanking to governor and GOHSEP for their quick work of getting the request.