Disaster Recovery Centers to close on Sundays

Fox 8 News received this press release Thursday afternoon:

September 20, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. - The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers currently open in 18 Louisiana parishes will be closed on Sundays starting Sept. 23. 

The 27 recovery centers will remain open Monday through Saturday. For a list of open centers in Louisiana and their operating hours go online to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.

Recovery centers provide personal assistance and disaster relief information to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured and underinsured damage to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac.

Survivors who have not yet done so, may register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 1-800-621-3362 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.  Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services, call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, visit online at www.fema.gov/disaster/4080 or www.gohsep.la.gov. You can follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA. Also visit our blog at www.fema.gov/blog.