Attorneys say they have won tentative approval for a multi-million dollar deal to compensate more than 800 nursing home residents who were sent to a nightmarish warehouse in Independence during Hurricane Ida.
Dozens of people struggling to get back into homes in hurricane ravaged Lafitte, have new hope. A philanthropic home-building group is making a $4.5 million dollar commitment to build a different type of home than they’ve built before.
Beginning next year, homes in Louisiana will be required to have a working carbon monoxide detector. It also says that any home that has a generator installed after the new year must have a carbon monoxide detector.
St. Charles Parish residents, like many living across South Louisiana, are facing rising flood insurance premiums due to FEMA’s new Risk Rating 2.0 program, which overhauls the National Flood Insurance Program (or NFIP).
Houma resident LaTosha Williams and her family have been living in a camper in the front yard of her damaged home. Hurricane Ida was over four months ago and she said she’s still waiting for insurance money so she can rebuild.
A 2020 poll conducted by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University captured a range of experiences and attitudes from 1,000 public and private school parents and guardians in Orleans Parish related to how schools responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reports of dangerous levels of carbon monoxide inside homes after Hurricane Ida prompts Jefferson Parish to conduct a safety study of whole house generators. While the equipment proved convenient for thousands of people without power, others say, the fumes nearly cost them their lives.