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November 7, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Louisiana will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.The centers will resume operations on Tuesday, Nov. 13. For a list of recovery centers in Louisiana and their operating hours go to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.
November 7, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Jefferson Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Marrero. The center closes permanently at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.10.Although the center will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can visit the other two Jefferson Parish recovery centers located in Lafitte and Metairie.
November 7, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open in Port Sulphur and Braithwaite will change their hours of operation effective Monday, Nov. 5.The updated hours for these two centers will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, closed Sundays.The recovery centers are located in:            Port Sulphur:  28028 Hwy. 23  Port Sulphur, LA 70083
November 7, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – With more than $218 million in state and federal recovery dollars in the hands of Louisiana’s Hurricane Isaac survivors, fake building contractors and other con artists are angling to get their hands on some of it, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warns.Scam artists and other criminals often attempt to prey on vulnerable survivors once they have some money in hand to repair their storm-damaged homes. Authorities in Louisiana have already received isolated reports of unscrupulous people doing just that.  
November 1, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — All State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open in Louisiana will change their hours of operation effective Monday, Nov. 5.The new hours will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. All centers are closed Sundays. The recovery centers are located in:
November 1, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – With more than $113 million in Individual Assistance already in the hands of Louisiana’s Hurricane Isaac survivors, federal officials have some advice: Resist the urge to splurge."After a period of deprivation and stress, it's natural for storm survivors to want to indulge in a few luxuries,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gerard M. Stolar of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “But state and federal disaster assistance is meant to help people pay for necessities, to help them get back on their feet.”
October 30, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are reaching out to Louisiana Hurricane Isaac survivors who have specific questions about their flood insurance claims or about new regulations that may affect how they rebuild.
October 30, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in St. Charles Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located in Luling. The center closes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. 
October 29, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Orleans Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located on Canal Boulevard in New Orleans. The center closes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Although the center will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can visit either of the other two recovery centers located at the Algiers Regional Branch and the East NOLA Branch Library.
October 29, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – For scores of Louisiana communities battered by Hurricane Isaac, clearing out piles of debris has been one of the most difficult and time-consuming challenges. Through hard work and persistence over the past two months, debris piles are dwindling and, in many cases, disappearing altogether.

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