|Disaster Recovery Division - Agriculture
The information on the Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Unit’s webpage, developed in conjunction with the LSU AgCenter, Tulane City Center and UNO-CHART, is designed to provide a "one-stop shop" for all of your rebuilding and remodeling information needs.
The Farm Service Agency of the US Department of Agriculture provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other calamities.
- A concise one-page summary of the disaster programs administered by the FSA can be found here.
- A two-page summary, including a short description, the triggers, key requirements, payments and funding levels for each disaster program administered by FSA can be found here.
- Finally, a list of fact sheets describing the disaster programs offered by FSA can be found here.
Prospective applicants can use the FSA’s Disaster Assistance Eligibility Tool to determine if they are eligible for disaster assistance.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is prepared to respond to incidents and disasters that threaten agriculture, the safety of the food supply, and the public health. Emergency response to natural or man made disasters is critical to the safety and economic stability of Louisiana.
The LDAF is authorized by the Louisiana Emergency Operations Plan to administer two of the plan’s fifteen Emergency Support Functions. These functions are ESF-4 (firefighting) and ESF-11 (agriculture/animals). LDAF Emergency Programs manages the business of these vital functions. Emergency management is a complex endeavor that requires planning, preparation, and practice to fulfill the mission when the need arrives.