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New Orleans opens a new cooling center for Hurricane Isaac victims | NOLA.com

New Orleans officials opened an emergency cooling shelter Sunday at the Dryades YMCA in Central City, 2220 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., for residents who still do not have power at their homes after Hurricane Isaac. The new shelter replaces one that was closed late Saturday. The cooling shelter at the Behrman Center in Algiers had to be closed after its air conditioning failed.

The city also is operating a cooling shelter at the St. Bernard Recreation Center at 1500 Lafreniere St. in Gentilly.

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