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Disaster resource fair to be held for flood victims

1 week 22 hours 50 minutes ago October 14, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 Friday, October 14 2016 October 14, 2016 9:43 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A disaster recovery resource fair for homeowners and renters who were impacted by the flooding that devastated the state in August.

The fair will be a "one stop shop" for information and resources from federal, state and other agencies to assist residents in their recovery efforts. Those who attend will find information about the Shelter at Home program, flood insurance, foreclosure prevention, title issues, successions disaster tax relief, loans, unemployment, housing counseling and legal services.

The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Southern University Law Center at 2 Roosevelt Steptoe Drive in the A.A. Lenoir Hall. The event is being hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, FEMA, the Southern University Law Center and the City-Parish office.

It is open and free to the public. Sign language interpreters along with Spanish and Vietnamese translators will be available.

For more information about the Disaster Recovery Resource Fair, call (225) 389-5350.

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