[StBernard] FEMA no longer in Chalmette Disaster Recovery Center

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Tue Aug 1 01:55:24 EDT 2006

FEMA no longer in Chalmette Disaster Recovery Center

The Federal Emergency Management Administration has left the Disaster
Recovery Center in Chalmette, a St. Bernard Parish government news release

St. Bernard Parish residents seeking FEMA assistance must visit the FEMA
center at 219 Loyola Ave. in New Orleans, which is the New Orleans Public
Library, the news release said. FEMA is open there from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Saturday.

Chalmette's Disaster Recovery Center, located at 8101 W. Judge Perez Drive,
will still house a Small Business Administration Outreach Center, the news
release said. The SBA center is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The SBA will provide disaster assistance
information and conduct loan closings for disaster victims.

Residents may continue to access recovery information from FEMA by calling
the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362. Hearing- or speech-impaired individuals
may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.

Individuals with SBA questions may either visit the Outreach Center or call
the SBA Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955. Hearing- or speech-
impaired individuals may call TTY 1-800-877-8339.

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