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November 20, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Nearly three months ago, Hurricane Isaac swamped Louisiana with torrential rains, high winds and storm surge. Since then, local, state, federal and voluntary agencies, plus the private sector, have worked hand in hand with survivors to help them recover from the storm’s destruction.
November 19, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents who sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Isaac have just 10 days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible state and federal recovery assistance.
November 19, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — The remaining two State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Louisiana will be closed for Thanksgiving, on Thursday, Nov. 22.The centers in St. John and Jefferson parishes will resume operations on Friday, Nov. 23. They are located at:            Jefferson Parish:       2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd.Lafitte, LA 70067            St. John Parish:         1931 W Airline Hwy
November 16, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Slidell is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans.The center is located at:2056 2nd St.Slidell, LA 70458
November 14, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Metairie is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans. FEMA Individual Assistance specialists will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.
November 14, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in New Orleans is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans.The center is located at:East NOLA Branch Library5641 Read Blvd.
November 14, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Property owners who are rebuilding after Hurricane Isaac can receive a free consultation with Hazard Mitigation advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at home improvement centers in East Baton Rouge, Jefferson and Orleans parishes.The advisers can offer tips and techniques on how to protect homes from future disaster-related damage and other measures to make homes stronger and safer; they also offer advice on topics such as:
November 14, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Plaquemines Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur and Braithwaite, as they close permanently at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
November 9, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Algiers is transitioning Wednesday, Nov. 14 to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans. FEMA Individual Assistance specialists will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.
November 9, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – A new $1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will help St. John Parish cover its costs for emergency efforts for protecting citizens during Hurricane Isaac in late August, FEMA has announced.Responding to the hurricane, the parish ordered evacuations and rerouted traffic away from storm-affected areas, conducted search-and-rescue operations and secured improved properties, among other protective efforts.

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