61°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
84°
66°
10%
Thu
85°
68°
20%
Fri
87°
58°
20%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Disaster recovery centers for Isaac shutting down

2 years ago Wednesday, October 17, 2012 5:10:13 AM CDT October 17, 2012 Wednesday, October 17 2012 Oct 17, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

LIVINGSTON - The disaster recovery centers opened in Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes in the wake of Hurricane Isaac will all close this week.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the number of people applying for aid has slowed to a trickle in the two parishes.

Officials in both parishes say they will not ask FEMA to keep the centers open.

As of Tuesday morning, 9,981 Tangipahoa Parish residents had applied for FEMA assistance in connection with Hurricane Isaac. FEMA records show they have received $8.5 million.

In Livingston Parish, 5,011 residents have applied for FEMA assistance and have received $6.8 million.

Isaac made landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 28 with heavy rain both before and after the storm.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Partly Cloudy
83°
61°
Wed
Cloudy
84°
66°
Thu
Partly Cloudy
85°
68°
Fri
Partly Cloudy
87°
58°
Sat
AM Clouds / PM Sun
76°
53°