Disaster Recovery Centers set to close

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 1:00am

Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Livingston and West Baton Rouge Parishes to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in their areas. All 3 centers are set to close this week.

The Maurepas center closes at 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Livingston center closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday, and the Port Allen center on Thursday at 6 p.m.

The centers are located at:

American Legion Hall

24195 Hwy. 22

Maurepas, LA 70449

Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Satsuma Village Mall

28975 S. Satsuma Rd., Ste. D

Livingston, LA 70754

Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 20.

West Baton Rouge Parish Community Center

749. N. Jefferson Ave.

Port Allen, La 70767

Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Thursday, Oct 18.

Although the centers will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can still contact FEMA online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 1-800-621-3362 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services may call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Survivors may also contact the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) after the center closes at 1-800-659-2955 or www.sba.gov.

Recovery centers have opened in many affected parishes to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured losses to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac. For a list of open centers in Louisiana go to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.

For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, visit online at www.fema.gov/disaster/4080 or www.gohsep.la.gov. You can follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA. Also visit our blog at www.fema.gov/blog.  


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