Louisiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1685)

Incident period: February 12, 2007 to February 13, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 23, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 4, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Disaster-recovery officials who are helping people recover from the severe storms on February 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes have some tips to speed disaster aid.
March 4, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Monday, March 5, in Orleans Parish to serve individuals who suffered losses from storms and tornadoes that occurred on Feb. 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes, said officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
March 3, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Sunday, March 4, 2007, in Orleans Parish to serve individuals who suffered losses from storms and tornadoes on Feb. 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes. The DRC will be at the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, 4128 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, 70122. Hours of operation on Sunday will be noon to 6 p.m. and then 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
March 1, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The hours of operation have been extended for the toll-free registration number for those who suffered losses from storms and tornadoes on Feb. 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes according to the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The new hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, until further notice.
March 1, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in St. Martin Parish Thursday, March 1, for those who suffered losses resulting from storms and tornadoes on Feb. 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes. The DRC is at the St. Martin Parish Fire Training Center, 1035 Ruth Bridge Highway, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, 70517. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.
February 27, 2007
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) Louisiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Westwego at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28 for those who suffered losses resulting from storms and tornadoes on February 12 and 13 in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes.

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