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2016-04-11 16:08 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Grand Cane and Satsuma disaster recovery centers will close Monday, April 11, at 6 p.m.The centers are located at the following addresses:Desoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center120 Sprocket LaneGrand Cane, La.Satsuma Village Mall28975 South Satsuma Road, Suite DSatsuma, La.

2016-04-11 16:01 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Jena disaster recovery center will close Saturday, April 9, at 6 p.m.The center is located at the following address:East Jena Baptist Church1220 Pepper StreetJena, La.Louisiana disaster survivors 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.

2016-04-08 18:16 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La – Louisiana disaster survivors in Avoyelles Parish may now be eligible for federal disaster assistance.                  Their first step is to register with FEMA.Individuals in the 36 designated parishes who had storm damage may apply for federal disaster assistance three ways:

2016-04-08 13:30 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. — Survivors from Ouachita, Tangipahoa and Beauregard parishes who are rebuilding after the March severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).The free mitigation stations will be open on a walk-in basis at Lowe’s in Monroe, Ouachita Parish; Lowe’s in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish; and Stine Lumber-Building in DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, starting Friday, April 8, 2016.

2016-04-08 12:59 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster recovery centers will open Thursday, April 7, in Roseland, Tangipahoa Parish and Coushatta, Red River Parish to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:The National Guard Pavilion RSA62589 Holloway Rd.Roseland, La. 

2016-04-06 19:28 - News Release

 BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster recovery centers will open Wednesday, April 6, in Pineville, Rapides Parish and Many, Sabine Parish to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:The Old Cleco Bldg201 Cleco DrivePineville, La.

2016-04-05 21:02 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – In the wake of a disaster, the people of Louisiana have always come together with compassion and courage to ask how they can help survivors.Soon after a disaster people come forward to assist those in need. However, people often don’t realize there is still a great need a few weeks after the disaster. Currently, there is a shortage of volunteers, particularly in northern Louisiana.

2016-04-05 20:49 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Louisiana disaster survivors in Catahoula, East Carroll, Franklin, Lincoln and St. Helena parishes may now be eligible for federal disaster assistance.        Their first step is to register with FEMA.Individuals in the designated parishes who had storm damage may apply for federal disaster assistance three ways:

2016-04-05 16:36 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Word of mouth is a powerful way to spread news. Amazing as it may seem, some people are so busy with their recovery from the March severe storms and floods, they may not have heard about federal help. Spread the word that the first step toward getting recovery assistance is to register with FEMA.You could be the one to bring this important message to someone you know, perhaps a friend, neighbor, coworker, family member or acquaintance. Affected individuals, households and communities in Louisiana will be able to recover faster and stronger.

2016-04-01 21:33 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster recovery centers will open Saturday, April 2, in Merryville, Beauregard Parish; Franklinton, Washington Parish; and Vinton, Calcasieu Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:Merryville Community Center3024 S. Pine St.Merryville, La.