Governor Landry Declares State of Emergency Following Deadly Storms

Government and Politics

May 21, 2024

From: Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry

Baton Rouge, LA - Governor Jeff Landry signed a State of Emergency Declaration for the severe storms and tornadoes which took place May 14-17 across the state. This declaration will permit state resources to assist in the recovery process for affected parishes.  

“Today, we issued a State of Emergency to ensure those parishes affected most by the deadly storms are able to get the help they need for a full recovery. We continue to remain in contact with local officials and will do all we can to deploy the necessary assistance and resources,” said Governor Jeff Landry.