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Automatic 50% SNAP Replacement Benefits in 26 Parishes - Hurricane Laura
All SNAP recipients in 26 parishes whose cases were certified before Aug. 27 were eligible to receive an automatic replacement of 50% of their monthly SNAP allotment due to widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Laura.
- Automatic replacements were loaded onto recipients’ EBT cards on September 11, 2020.
- The replacement benefits were meant to cover food that had been purchased with SNAP benefits and was lost due to power outages from the storm.
SNAP recipients not in the 26 parishes qualified to receive the automatic benefits may apply for replacement benefits.
Parishes Receiving Automatic Replacements
- Jefferson Davis
- Red River