Storm Recovery Information

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Storm Recovery Information

August 9, 2019

Ruston Strong Long Term Recovery Plan

For information on the Long Term Recovery Plan and to see if you qualify for assistance click here


RETREET Tree Replanting

On Saturday, February 8th, 2020, RETREET will lead a coalition of volunteers in planting native trees, at no cost, for residents of Ruston who were affected by the tornado that struck on April 25th, 2019. Please click here to submit your request.


Small Business Assistance

Small Business Association disaster declaration makes disaster Assistance available for residents who were affected by the April 25, 2019 tornado.  For information on SBA and how to apply for low-interest loans click on the link below.

The deadline to apply for property damage is Oct. 7, 2019. The deadline to apply for economic injury is May 8, 2020.


SBA Field Operations Center Information

SBA Disaster Assistance Ways to Apply



Storm Recovery Resources:


Attorney General Disaster Recovery Resources

Download High-Resolution Storm Map

Recovery Resource List

Storm Recovery FAQs


Monetary Donations:

Disaster Relief for Ruston: Community Foundation of North Louisiana

Disaster Relief for Louisiana Tech: LA Tech University Foundation





Before & After Images

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