Baton Rouge, LA (STL.News) – Wednesday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards’ request that the federal emergency disaster declaration be expanded to include six additional parishes was approved by President Donald J.Trump. The parishes that have been added include: Allen, Beauregard, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline and Vernon.
“I’m very thankful to the Trump administration for approving this request so quickly,” said Gov. Edwards. “It means that the affected parishes will be able to receive federal assistance as the amount of the damage is determined and our citizens work to recover.