St. Bernard Disaster Recovery Center Closes Saturday

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Release date: 
October 17, 2012
Release Number: 
NR-130

BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in St. Bernard Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Chalmette. The center closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday. 

Although the center will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can still contact FEMA 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 may call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Survivors may also contact the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) after the center closes at 1-800-659-2955 or www.sba.gov.

The center is located at:

3220 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Chalmette, LA 70043

Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 20

Recovery centers have opened in many affected parishes to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured losses to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac. For a list of open centers in Louisiana go to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.

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

Last Updated: 
October 17, 2012 - 17:15
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