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Please see the resources and bulletins below for the latest information on the Louisiana flooding that began on August 11, 2016. Please contact KCER at any time at 866.901.3773 or KCERInfo@hsag.com.

Latest Bulletins

AKF Press Release: Disaster Relief Program Activated to Help Kidney Patients Affected by Floods in LA and MS

The American Kidney Fund (AKF), the nation’s leading provider of charitable assistance to people with kidney failure, has activated its Disaster Relief Program to help dialysis patients affected by the devastating flooding in Louisiana and Mississippi.



FEMA: Private Sector Advisory 08/21/16

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding that began August 11, 2016.



For Patients

Network 13 Facility Closed Report (PDF) - Updated 03/31/17

This PDF provides a listing of closed facilities due to the current flooding in the state of Louisiana. Facilities are listed alphabetically by city.



FEMA: Louisiana - Keep in Touch and Update Info with FEMA to Avoid Delays

You may find yourself frequently moving if you’re a survivor of Louisiana’s recent severe storms and floods.

If you’ve had any changes to your contact information it’s important to let FEMA know so the disaster assistance process stays on track.



Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents in Louisiana

Disasters such as the recent floods and storms commonly result in the loss of important documents, but Louisiana residents have ways to replace them. Here is a list of useful websites and telephone numbers.



For Professionals

Network 13 Facility Closed Report (Excel) - Updated 03/31/17

This spreadsheet provides a listing of closed facilities due to the current flooding in the state of Louisiana.



Tips for Retaining and Caring for Staff after a Disaster

When disasters strike, the ripple effects are significant. Survivors may be injured or displaced, or may have loved ones in similar situations. Healthcare providers and staff who maintain facility operations are no exception, and yet they are a critical component of the response phase and expected to care not only for their own loved ones, but community members and the facility, too. This tool provides general promising practices—categorized by immediate and short-term needs—for facility executives to consider when trying to retain and care for staff after a disaster.



FEMA National Business Emergency Operations Center (NBEOC) Daily Coordination Calls

The FEMA National Business Emergency Operations Center (NBEOC) has been holding daily coordination calls in response to the Louisiana Flooding events.  The calls are being held to share/update situational awareness from the Local/State and FEMA Region 6, and to hear from partners regarding employee wellness, business continuity issues/challenges, as well as any supply chain impacts that may be affecting organization as a result of flooding in affected areas.