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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.
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.

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