If you are one of the many affected by the devastating floods in Acadiana, there's a good chance you've never been through it before.

Here are a few things we've found that might help:  (Click the colored words for more)

Houselogic has some good advice for folks that have had to leave their homes because of high water

If you don't have flood insurance, all is not lost.  You may be able to get help since the area was declared a disaster area.  Here are the email addresses for each parish head in the office of Homeland Security

And, the Daily Advertiser has some great ideas as well concerning going back to your homes

Here are some numbers that could help, even if you don't have flood insurance

FEMA:  800-621-FEMA



RED CROSS: 504-620-3105

But whatever you do, make sure it's safe for you to go back into your neighborhood.  Some areas are still experiencing rising waters because of bayous and rivers and there are some roads that are either still impassable or damaged because of the flood.