- Associated Press - Saturday, June 4, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana disaster survivors in 36 parishes have until June 13 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for recovery assistance.

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness requested the extension to provide more time for those with disaster damage that occurred March 8 through April 8, to apply for assistance.

KNOE-TV (https://bit.ly/1TUcE2p ) reports the extension applies to homeowners and renters in the following designated parishes: Allen, Ascension, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Carroll, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll and Winn.

Registration is quick and easy. Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov or call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.


Information from: KNOE-TV, https://knoe.com

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