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Surveying the damage for the first time, Sharon Orlando tries to hold back tears on the morning after Hurricane Ida hit her Destrehan, La., home on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)

ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. — Here’s the latest information on power, curfew, water and more for St. Charles Parish. Save this link and check back for updates if you live in St. Charles Parish.

Effective September 4 at 7 a.m., Parish President Matthew Jewell has rescinded the mandatory evacuation order. Residents returning to the parish should continue to use caution on the roads as there are debris and power lines on the shoulders of many roads.

Residents should bring enough supplies to sustain themselves for a week, including water, ice, food, and fuel, as power restoration is expected to take up to 4-6 weeks. 

 For an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Text LA Shelter to 898-211 or call 211 to find shelter

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To apply for FEMA Aid:

FEMA is at the St. Rose Library (90 East Club Drive) to help residents apply for assistance until 4 p.m. 


Second Harvest Food distribution opens at 11am today at Hahnville High at 200 Tiger Dr, Boutte, LA.

Water, ice, and Meals Ready-to-Eat (MRE) are available for residents from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice at these locations:

  • West Bank Bridge Park
  • Jerusalem Shrine Center (1940 Ormond Boulevard, Destrehan)

Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Supplies)

107 Magnolia Ridge Rd, Boutte

*12noon-3pm (or as long as supplies last)

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church (Supplies) 

10867 River Rd Ama—Come to rear of church

*Starting at 11:30am

St. Mark Church (Hot Food) 

10771 River Rd, Ama

*Starting at 11:30am

St. Charles Borromeo Church (Supplies & Hot Food)

13396 River Rd. Destrehan 

*Starting at 12noon

Life Fellowship Community Church (Supplies)

2671 LA 306,  Des Allemands

*Starting at 10am

Sacred Heart Church (Supplies) 

401 Spruce St, Norco

*Starting at 11am

Cox Communications will begin providing more than 1,000 hot meals to storm-impacted individuals who live in St. Charles Parish communities  

  • Beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 14 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, 17292 Hwy 631, Des Allemands
  • On Thursday, Sept. 16 meals will be served for lunch in Ama at Mount Zion Baptist Church, located at 10867 River Road


To view the latest outage information, visit Entergy's Outage Map.

Power in St. Charles Parish is expected to be down for at least a month.

RELATED: HURRICANE IDA | When will my power be back on?


► Boil Water Advisory: A parish-wide boil water advisory is in effect until further notice.

If you plan to consume tap water, you must boil it for at least 1 minute

Residents are asked to limit sewage usage.


For an updated list of businesses open in St. Charles Parish, click here for whats open in the parish.


Walmart in Boutte
Winn-Dixie in Luling


  View live traffic conditions by clicking here.


A parish-wide curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily until further notice. 


All schools in St. Charles Parish are closed until further notice.


Remember, when staking debris please separate piles into Household Garbage, Construction Debris, Household Hazardous Waste, 'White' Goods, Electronics. 

Also, please refrain from stacking debris near gas meters, water meters, fire hydrants or AT&T boxes. Trucks picking up debris could potentially damage equipment if debris is in these areas.

RELATED: Watch Live Coverage: Entergy expected to give restoration estimates today

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