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Orleans Parish Disaster Recovery Center Closes Wednesday

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October 29, 2012
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Orleans Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located on Canal Boulevard in New Orleans. The center closes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Although the center will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can visit either of the other two recovery centers located at the Algiers Regional Branch and the East NOLA Branch Library.

Survivors can 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) after the center closes at 1-800-659-2955 or

The center is located at:

Robert E. Smith Library
6301 Canal Blvd.,
New Orleans, LA 70124
Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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October 29, 2012 - 17:00
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