WASHINGTON — FEMA continues leaning forward with our federal, state, local and tribal partners to support a state managed, locally executed response to impacts from Hurricane Delta and is supporting Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and affected community leaders on necessary damage assessments and remains ready to support any additional requests for federal assistance.

FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor visited Louisiana over the weekend to meet with Gov. Edwards, state and local leaders to review the latest Hurricane Delta recovery updates and discuss FEMA’s continued support for Louisiana.

Three Urban Search and Rescue Teams and an Incident Support Team are conducting operations in Louisiana, and more than 1,500 responders are deployed in support of Hurricanes Laura and Delta. 

Additional personnel from the federal government, including the Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Health and Human Services, Department of Energy, DHS Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency and Army Corps of Engineers, have been mission assigned to provide support to impacted states and tribes, as needed.

FEMA Administrator Meets with Louisiana Leadership

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 12, 2020) — FEMA senior officials meet with Louisiana Governor’s Office to review the latest updates and discuss how FEMA can support Louisiana. From left: FEMA Recovery Director Keith Turi, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer John Long, State Coordinating Officer Jim Waskom, Gov. John Bel Edwards, FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Major General Diana Holland.

FEMA photo by Jocelyn Augustino

FEMA Administrator Meets with Louisiana Leadership

CAMERON, La. (Oct. 11, 2020) — FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor (standing, 2nd from left) and FEMA’s Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson (standing, 3rd from left) visits Cameron Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to discuss the impact of Hurricane Delta and FEMA’s continued effort to support the area.

FEMA photo by Jocelyn Augustino

Florida Search and Rescue Team Operates in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (Oct. 11, 2020) – Florida Task Force 2 members from Miami, conduct urban search and rescue operations.

Nevada Task Force 1 photo by Karl Lee

Florida Search and Rescue Team Operates in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (Oct. 11, 2020) – Florida Task Force 2 search and rescue member surveys damage from Hurricane Delta.

Nevada Task Force 1 photo by Karl Lee

Civil Air Patrol Supports Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 12, 2020) — Members of the Baton Rouge Civil Air Patrol prepare to fly a sortie over hurricane-impacted areas to capture images of the damage for state and federal partners.

FEMA photos by Rudolph Marshall

Civil Air Patrol Supports Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 12, 2020) — Members of the Baton Rouge Civil Air Patrol prepare to fly a sortie over hurricane-impacted areas to capture images of the damage for state and federal partners.

FEMA photos by Rudolph Marshall

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