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2016-05-11 19:06 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster recovery centers in Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) and Monroe (Ouachita Parish) will no longer be open on Sundays. Effective Monday, May 9, all disaster recovery centers will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Louisiana disaster survivors.                         Survivors may visit FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362 to locate centers near them.

2016-05-10 19:53 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – If you’re a survivor of the Louisiana storms and flooding that struck the state March 8 through April 8 and you’ve received an application for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan, you should complete and return it as soon as possible.

2016-05-10 12:32 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Livingston and Calcasieu parishes who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mitigation representatives will be available at The Home Depot in Denham Springs (Livingston Parish) and Lake Charles (Calcasieu Parish) from Monday, May 9 until Saturday, May 14.

2016-05-09 16:17 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Calcasieu (Vinton) Parish Disaster Recovery Center will close on May 12 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:American Legion Post #2085461 Joe Courville RoadVinton, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Calcasieu may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

2016-05-08 20:13 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Livingston and Calcasieu parishes who are rebuilding after the March 8 – April 8 severe storms and floods can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mitigation representatives will be available at The Home Depot in Denham Springs (Livingston Parish) and Lake Charles (Calcasieu Parish) from Monday, May 9 until Saturday, May 14.

2016-05-05 16:57 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Louisiana disaster survivors in 36 parishes have an extra 30 days – until June 13th – to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for recovery assistance.The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) requested the extension to provide more time for Louisiana residents with disaster damage that occurred March 8 through April 8, to apply for assistance.

2016-05-05 11:47 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La – Beginning May 7, all disaster recovery centers in Louisiana will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays for Louisiana disaster survivors.Hours of operation at all centers remain 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only the Monroe (Ouachita Parish) and Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) centers will remain open noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays until further notice.Survivors may visit FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362 to locate centers near them.

2016-05-04 13:06 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Roseland (Tangipahoa Parish) disaster recovery center will close Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:National Guard Pavilion RSA62589 Holloway RoadRoseland, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Roseland may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call 800-621-3362.

2016-05-04 12:58 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish) disaster recovery center will close Friday, May 6 at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:Town of Lake Providence Community Center1320 Sparrow St.Lake Providence, La.Louisiana disaster survivors in Lake Providence may still visit other centers to meet with recovery officials. For other locations go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or call800-621-3362.

2016-05-03 17:24 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Columbia (Caldwell Parish) and Sicily Island (Catahoula Parish) disaster recovery centers will close Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m.The centers are located at the following addresses:Caldwell Parish Community Center104 Henderson St.Columbia, La.Old Martin Junior High School825 Highway 8Sicily Island, La.