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Chalmette Disaster Recovery Center Will Not Reopen

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October 22, 2012
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The St. Bernard Parish State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located in Chalmette and scheduled to reopen on Oct. 22 has closed down permanently.

Although the center has closed, Hurricane Isaac survivors can still contact FEMA online at or via web-enabled phone at 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) at 1-800-659-2955 or

The center was originally located at:

3220 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Chalmette, LA 70043

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

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Last Updated: 
October 23, 2012 - 08:47
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