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I just received a certified return receipt in the mail yesterday for a claim filed for my husband this past summer with the New Orleans VARO. The NOLA VARO shut down due to Hurricane Katrina, and I thought the Muskogee OK VARO was handling all Louisiana claims. I checked the VA website and didn't find anything about this. I heard that the NOLA VARO intended to relocate to Gretna, LA and open on December 1st, but haven't seen anything to confirm this.

Does anyone here know more about this?

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http://www.vba.va.gov/#veterans_links

This is the VA Katrina home page- but I dont see any updates-

If that link doesnt work just put Katrina into the VA search button-

I know the NO VARO claims were sent to other facilities-but it sure be great to know what is what- there may be some more information via phone numbers at the Katrina VA site.

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I called the VA 800 number and received the following information.

The New Orleans regional office has re-opened at a temporary site. They are not accepting phone calls, however, they are receiving and processing claims. The address is 671 Whitney Ave., Building A, Gretna, Louisiana 70054.

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