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October 29, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Terrebonne Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Houma. The center, located at the American Legion Hall, 602 Legion Ave., closes at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30. To continue to meet the needs of the Terrebonne community, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in Houma on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Terrebonne Parish Library, 151 Library Drive. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays until further notice. 
October 26, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Hurricane Isaac survivors have until Nov. 29 to register for state and federal disaster assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced Friday.Homeowners, renters and business owners in the 26 parishes designated for Individual Assistance may continue to register with FEMA for assistance and report their uninsured or underinsured property damage or destruction from the storm.
October 26, 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 Ascension, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes starting Monday. 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:
October 26, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. —  A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens Friday in St. Tammany Parish to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured damage to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac.Specialists from the state of Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.The center is located at:
October 26, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated nearly $1.3 million to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety to help cover some of its costs for responding to the emergency needs of Louisianians before, during and after Hurricane Isaac. “This Public Assistance grant demonstrates FEMA’s efforts to help communities get back to normal following Hurricane Isaac,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gerard M. Stolar of FEMA. 
October 26, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Dozens of AmeriCorps and FEMA Corps members are doing double duty in response to Hurricane Isaac— helping Louisiana survivors with their recovery efforts and assisting their communities plan for future disasters.
October 25, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Since Hurricane Isaac struck Louisiana in late August, the public has been an important part of the emergency management team by volunteering time, money, and energy helping disaster survivors and their communities.The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its partner, Louisiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (LA VOAD), are committed to fostering the Four Cs: communication, coordination, collaboration and cooperation.
October 24, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opened today in Jefferson Parish to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured damage to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac.Specialists from the state of Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.The center is located at:
October 24, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. – Barrels, drums and other potentially hazardous containers scattered on Louisiana’s coastal and inland areas after Hurricane Isaac will be collected and removed under a partnership funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state of Louisiana.Called “orphan drums,” the containers may contain chemicals, industrial products or unknown substances. Their owners are not identifiable.
October 24, 2012
News Release
BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in St. Martin Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Morgan City. The center closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday. 

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