Disaster Resources

A large tornado caused widespread damage across New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish.

Below are various external resources. The left side navigation contains Delgado Community College resources that are available to students, faculty and staff.

United Way SELA encourages residents to dial 211 to access up-to-date information and available recovery services from local partners and government agencies in their respective parishes. A toll-free call to 211 will connect residents to a community resources specialist who will help pinpoint critical aid available locally.

New Orleans Food Pantries

Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana

New Orleans Facility       
Email : help@secondharvest.org
700 Edwards Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70123

Public Assistance Helpline
Call toll-free for assistance: 1.855.392.9338
press 1 for customer service
press 2 look up food bank


St. Bernard Parish, LA

Cleanup Assistance for Residents

If your property experienced damage and you need cleanup assistance, contact Crisis Cleanup at 504-350-0788. Services will be provided by community organizations and volunteers. Service is by availability only and is not guaranteed.

Affected Businesses

If your business was affected by the tornado, please let the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation know by emailing contact@sbedf.org


Meals and water will be available at the following locations on Wednesday, Mar. 23:

  • 11:30 a.m. Civic Center, 8245 W Judge Perez Dr.
  • 1 p.m. Patricia Park, Corner of Center and Patricia
  • 5 p.m. Civic Center, 8245 W Judge Perez Dr.
  • 5 p.m. Celebration Church, 7500 W. Judge Perez Dr.
  • 5 p.m. Camp Hope 1914 Aycock St.



St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management: 504-278-4267

Orleans Parish Emergency Management:  504-349-5360

Atmos:  888-286-6700

Entergy New Orleans:  800-368-3749

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner:  800-259-5300

Red Cross:  504-620-3105

Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office:  800-256-5452

Terrebonne Parish Emergency Management:  985-850-4638

St. Tammany Parish Emergency Management:  985-898-2359

Jefferson Parish Emergency Management:  504-349-5360

Plaquemines Parish Emergency Management:  504-934-6000

Washington Parish Emergency Management:  985-839-0434

Tangipahoa Parish Emergency Management:  985-748-3211

St. John Parish Emergency Management:  985-652-2222

St. James Parish Emergency Management:  225-562-2364

St. Charles Parish Emergency Management:  985-783-5050

LaFourche Parish Emergency Management:  985-446-2173