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Disaster recovery center opens for flood-impacted residents in West Baton Rouge Parish

1 month 2 weeks 22 hours ago September 09, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Friday, September 09 2016 September 09, 2016 4:41 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A disaster recovery center is opening in West Baton Rouge Parish to assist Louisiana flood victims.

The center is set to open on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. The center is located at 210 Turner Drive at the LSU Center at the 4-H Compound.

Flood victims can locate other centers by visiting fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362.

Disaster recovery centers are staffed by representatives from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, FEMA, the Small Business Administration, National Flood Insurance Program specialists, volunteer groups and other agencies. These representatives are available to provide information about disaster assistance, flood insurance, personal and property risk reduction and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses. They can also help survivors apply for federal disaster assistance.

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