At the Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans, vendors preach good food, help each other through disasters, and seek connection.
Can community gardens bring rural and urban farmers together after disasters? Q&A with Sprout NOLA’s Terence Jackson
Farmers face many challenges trying to grow quality food in the midst of rapid climate change, storms, and economic instability. Jackson sheds light on how community gardens can create a network for rural and urban farmers to build local food systems in their communities.
Six months after Ida, a co-founder of the Louisiana Just Recovery Network reflects on the group’s effort to repair homes and train workers.
Some neighborhoods went without sanitation services for over a month after Hurricane Ida.
The Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program aims to create temporary options closer to home as residents navigate federal aid programs.
The state’s unwavering support of the oil, gas, and chemical industries has made it difficult to reduce emissions, fund coastal restoration, or address extreme weather.
We’ve been fielding your questions about navigating federal assistance after Hurricane Ida. A longtime FEMA employee has some answers.
The deadline for Louisiana residents impacted by Hurricane Ida to apply for Critical Needs Assistance from FEMA is Wednesday, September 22. But applicants’ experiences have varied widely, leaving many to wonder what makes someone eligible for the aid.
‘Life-threatening situation’: FEMA says power outages—not just storm damage—may qualify Louisiana residents for evacuation aid
Earlier this week, the agency said that only people with damaged homes would qualify.
As extreme weather events become more frequent and intense, multiple disasters in southwest Louisiana during the pandemic show how unequipped disaster aid systems are during compounding events.