Volunteer During Disasters
Volunteer to help people with disabilities and the Elderly in Emergency Shelters
|FEMA photo - Liz Roll|
After a disaster, people with disabilities and the elderly need your help during their stay in emergency shelters. YOU can help in so many ways. You an read to someone who is blind, help orient someone to the shelter's layout, assist with dressing, eating, getting in and out of his/her cot, and/or getting to the restroom, etc. With your help, an already difficult experience can be a little less stressful.
|FEMA photo - Andrea Booher|
To register to volunteer, go to www.lava.dhh.louisiana.gov.Back to Top