Saturday, July 20, 2024

Governor Landry Declares State of Emergency Following Tropical Storm Beryl

by BIZ Magazine

Baton Rouge, LA – Governor Jeff Landry signed a State of Emergency Executive Order today in response to the devastating effects of Tropical Storm Beryl, which hit Louisiana on Monday, July 8, 2024. The storm, advancing from Texas into Western Louisiana, caused widespread damage, including one fatality, significant destruction to homes and businesses, and massive power outages.

The State of Emergency order is designed to assist affected parishes and provide necessary resources to protect the life, safety, and welfare of citizens across Louisiana. The emergency declaration mobilizes state resources to aid in recovery efforts and supports local officials and first responders.

“This State of Emergency will allow parishes affected by Beryl to utilize state resources as we begin the recovery process,” said Governor Jeff Landry. “We continue to remain in contact with our first responders and local officials and will assist them every step of the way.”

The outer bands of Tropical Storm Beryl spread throughout Louisiana, contributing to the storm’s extensive impact. The emergency order is a critical step in ensuring that the affected areas receive the support and resources needed for recovery and rebuilding.

For more information and updates on the recovery efforts, residents are encouraged to stay tuned to local news outlets and official state communication channels.

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