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2016-03-23 22:41 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. –Disaster recovery centers will open Wednesday, March 23, in Grand Cane and Winnfield 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 centers will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:Desoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center120 Sprocket LaneGrand Cane, Desoto Parish, La.

2016-03-23 14:54 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. –Disaster recovery centers will open Thursday, March 24, in Covington, Jena and Ringgold 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 centers will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:Bienville Courthouse Annex2145 Mill St.Ringgold, La., Bienville Parish

2016-03-22 20:19 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – A mobile disaster recovery center will open Tuesday, March 22, in Bogalusa to help Louisiana flood survivors. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until further notice. The center will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.The disaster recovery center is located at the following address:Softball Fields Parking Lot200 West 9th St.Bogalusa, Washington Parish, La.                                                                    

2016-03-22 14:58 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. –Disaster recovery centers will open Tuesday, March 22, in Colfax and Minden 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 centers will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:Grant Parish Civic Center1208 Main St.Colfax, La.

2016-03-21 14:39 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. – With more than $4.3 million in Individual Assistance already in the hands of Louisiana flood survivors, state and federal officials have some advice: Resist the urge to splurge.State and federal disaster assistance is meant to help people pay for necessities and start to get back on their feet.Disaster assistance may include grants and loans to help pay for emergency repairs to damaged homes, temporary housing, or other serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance or other sources.

2016-03-21 13:21 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. –Disaster recovery centers will open Monday, March 21, in Monroe and Slidell 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. Sunday until further notice. The centers will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:Monroe Civic Center401 Lea Joyner ExpresswayMonroe, Ouachita Parish, La.

2016-03-20 19:16 - Updates

Who should apply for federal disaster assistance?Louisiana homeowners, renters and business owners in disaster-designated parishes who sustained damage to their homes, vehicles, personal property, business or its inventory as a result of the ongoing severe storms and floods may apply for disaster assistance. 

2016-03-20 18:58 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La – Now that flood survivors in 26 parishes may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, their first step is to register.Individuals and business owners in the designated parishes who had storm damage may apply for assistance two ways:Online at www.DisasterAssistance.govBy calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)People who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585.

2016-03-20 18:52 - News Release

Baton Rouge, La. – Louisiana homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained property damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance.The presidential disaster declaration of March 13 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible applicants in Bossier, Claiborne, Grant, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, and Webster parishes.

2016-03-20 18:29 - Updates

FEMA RegistrationRUMOR: Is it true survivors can’t register for FEMA assistance if they have insurance?FACT: Survivors may be eligible for FEMA disaster aid for their uninsured and underinsured losses and damage.