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FEMA disaster recover centers open in St Bernard and Orleans Parishes

FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opened Monday in St. Bernard and Orleans parishes to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac.

Specialists from the state of Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.

The DRCs are located at:

St. Bernard Parish
3220 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Chalmette, LA 70043
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, 9/3, Labor Day only.
Tuesday forward: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice

Orleans Parish
19808 Chef Menteur Hwy.
New Orleans, LA 70129
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, 9/3, Labor Day only.
Tuesday forward: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice

Read more via FEMA.gov

A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case.

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The presidential disaster declaration for Hurricane Isaac now makes available federal assistance to eligible survivors in nine parishes: Ascension, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. John and St. Tammany.

You can register for assistance at a Disaster Recovery Center or you can register online or by calling 1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362). The TTY number is 1 (800) 462-7585 for those who are speech- or hearing-impaired