BATON ROUGE - Today, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) received a letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Coordinating Officer, Gerard Stolar, clarifying the qualifications of particular residences in FEMA’s Shelter and Temporary Power Program as it is being implemented in Louisiana’s Shelter at Home (SAH) Program.
GOHSEP requested the clarification by letter on September 16, 2016 in order to determine the eligibility of Manufactured Housing Units, Manufactured Modular Homes, travel trailers, campers, RVs or similar vehicles for participation in the SAH Program.
“I appreciate FEMA offering additional clarification on this matter,” said Gov. Edwards. “Many Louisianans affected by the flood waters have been working hard every single day to recover their homes and bring a sense of normalcy to their lives. I know this process can be lengthy and taxing and I hope that this clarification will bring aid to more people who are in serious need.”
In his letter, Mr. Stolar has offered the following clarification: