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Louisiana Disaster Recovery Centers to Close for Thanksgiving Day Holiday

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November 19, 2012
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The remaining two State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Louisiana will be closed for Thanksgiving, on Thursday, Nov. 22.

The centers in St. John and Jefferson parishes will resume operations on Friday, Nov. 23. They are located at:

            Jefferson Parish:       

2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd.

Lafitte, LA 70067

            St. John Parish:         

1931 W Airline Hwy

La Place, LA 70068

Hours for both centers are: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.

State/FEMA recovery specialists, as well as representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration, are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to Hurricane Isaac survivors.

Survivors may register online at or via web-enabled phone at They 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 will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

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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.

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November 19, 2012 - 10:33
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