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Louisiana Disaster Food StampsPre-Apply Online now for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP). All low- to moderate-income Louisianians may be eligible for DSNAP benefits in the event of a natural disaster and should pre-apply now for benefits online or by phone. Current SNAP recipients do not need to pre-apply and would receive disaster benefits automatically.

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