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April 23, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Tomorrow is the last day for Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 17, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only one week to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 10, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only two weeks to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 4, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Over the past few weeks, teachers in local elementary schools have been educating students on disaster preparedness using Disaster Preparedness Activity Books provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in cooperation with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
April 3, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Louisiana residents and business owners in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the Feb. 12 and 13 severe storms and tornadoes have only three weeks to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
March 28, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Applicants who received a denial letter stating that they are ineligible for disaster assistance can follow a process to appeal this decision, said recovery officials at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Common reasons for denial include: adequate insurance coverage; damage to a secondary home, not a primary residence; duplicate applications made from the same address; and inability to prove occupancy or ownership.
March 26, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close the Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) located at the St. Martin Parish Fire Training Center, 1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy, on Thursday, March 29 at 4:00 p.m. To date, SBA has approved more than $3.6 million in low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes.
March 22, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at 1200 Avenue D in Westwego is scheduled to close on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m.  Over the past three weeks the center provided homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of Feb. 12 and 13 with valuable recovery information from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
March 19, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Homeowners and renters who have applied for assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 12 and 13 will hear soon from damage inspectors. 
March 15, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The three remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened to assist Louisiana residents and business owners affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 12 and 13, will be closed on Sundays beginning March 18, said officials from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The following DRCs are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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