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2012-11-20 15:19 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Nearly three months since the Aug. 29 federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana, more than $365 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been approved for the state. Disaster assistance for survivors in Livingston Parish now totals $10,231,446.Livingston Parish by the NumbersNumber of survivors who registered for assistance with FEMA: 5,098Amount of Housing Assistance approved: $6,488,199

2012-11-20 15:14 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Nearly three months ago, Hurricane Isaac swamped Louisiana with torrential rains, high winds and storm surge. Since then, local, state, federal and voluntary agencies, plus the private sector, have worked hand in hand with survivors to help them recover from the storm’s destruction.

2012-11-19 16:26 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents who sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Isaac have just 10 days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible state and federal recovery assistance.

2012-11-19 15:33 - News Release

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

2012-11-16 14:04 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Slidell is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans.The center is located at:2056 2nd St.Slidell, LA 70458

2012-11-14 18:48 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Metairie is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans. FEMA Individual Assistance specialists will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.

2012-11-14 18:46 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in New Orleans is transitioning Monday, Nov. 19, to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans.The center is located at:East NOLA Branch Library5641 Read Blvd.

2012-11-14 15:05 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Property owners who are rebuilding after Hurricane Isaac can receive a free consultation with Hazard Mitigation advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at home improvement centers in East Baton Rouge, Jefferson and Orleans parishes.The advisers can offer tips and techniques on how to protect homes from future disaster-related damage and other measures to make homes stronger and safer; they also offer advice on topics such as:

2012-11-14 12:44 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Plaquemines Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur and Braithwaite, as they close permanently at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

2012-11-09 15:13 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — To continue serving Louisianians affected by Hurricane Isaac, the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Algiers is transitioning Wednesday, Nov. 14 to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions, explain the application process and help survivors apply for low-interest disaster loans. FEMA Individual Assistance specialists will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.