Orleans Parish Disaster Recovery Center Closes Wednesday

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Release date: 
October 29, 2012
Release Number: 
NR-152

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 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:

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

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 29, 2012 - 17:00
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