Disaster Recovery Centers to Close on Sundays

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Release date: 
September 20, 2012
Release Number: 
DR-4080-067

BATON ROUGE, La. — The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers currently open in 18 Louisiana parishes will be closed on Sundays starting Sept. 23.

The 27 recovery centers will remain open Monday through Saturday. For a list of open centers in Louisiana and their operating hours go online to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.

Recovery centers provide personal assistance and disaster relief information to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured and underinsured damage to their home

or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac.

Survivors who have not yet done so, may register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 1-800-621-3362 or

(TTY) 1-800-462-7585.  Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services, call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, visit online at www.fema.gov/disaster/4080 or www.gohsep.la.gov. You can follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA. Also visit our blog at www.fema.gov/blog.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.  If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
September 20, 2012 - 14:33
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