As of this posting no declaration has been made yet for Lafayette Parish, though that is anticipated. And it has been suggested that calls to these numbers will help our parish's case and get an emergency declaration. So, give them a call and let them know if you've had flood problems:
How to Apply for Federal Aid For Louisiana Flood Victims:
Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance tomorrow by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.