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2016-05-20 18:37 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Rapides Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Alexandria Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.

2016-05-20 18:26 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from St. Tammany Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Home Depot in Slidell Monday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28.

2016-05-19 21:10 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Washington Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Franklinton will close on Saturday, May 21 at 4 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Eastgate Shopping Center1926 Washington St.Franklinton, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Washington Parish may still visit centers in other parishes to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

2016-05-19 20:39 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in West Monroe (Ouachita Parish) will close on Saturday, May 21 at 4 p.m.The center is located at the following address: Ike Hamilton Center501 Mane St.West Monroe, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Ouachita Parish may still visit centers in other parishes to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

2016-05-18 19:32 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Morehouse Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Bastrop will close on Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:LSU Ag Center9609 Marlatt St.Bastrop, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Morehouse Parish may still visit centers in other parishes to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call800-621-3362.

2016-05-18 13:26 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents looking for temporary work following the March severe storms and flooding have an opportunity to learn firsthand about the recovery process. The Louisiana Workforce Commission, in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is advertising open positions at the disaster recovery offices in Baton Rouge, Pineville (Rapides Parish) and West Monroe (Ouachita Parish). These are temporary, full-time jobs.

2016-05-16 16:23 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Bossier Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Bossier City will close on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address: City of Bossier Public Safety Complex5850 Shed RoadBossier City, La. 

2016-05-12 21:00 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Natchitoches Parish Disaster Recovery Center will close on May 14 at 4:00 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Sheriff’s Office of Community Services726 3rd StreetNatchitoches, La. 

2016-05-12 20:39 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Richland Parish Disaster Recovery Center in Rayville will close on Saturday, May 14 at 4 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Sheriff’s Annex112 S. Eugene StreetRayville, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Richland Parish may still visit centers in other parishes to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

2016-05-12 16:38 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is taking significant steps toward recovery following the severe storms and flooding that occurred March 8 through April 8.Affected communities and disaster survivors are repairing and rebuilding better, stronger and safer with the help of neighbors, friends, family members, voluntary groups, faith and community-based organizations and local, parish, state and federal governments.