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FEMA to open DRC tomorrow in New Iberia

Abbeville FEMA drive-thru center
Posted at 10:30 AM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 14:29:23-05

NEW IBERIA, La.  — A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in New Iberia on Monday, Jan. 11 from 1 - 5 p.m to help Hurricane Delta survivors.

No appointments are necessary.

This center will be open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Sundays.

The center is at: Iberia Parish Airfield Old Runway Site No. 1 4917 Industrial Dr. New Iberia, LA 70560

In order to ensure everyone’s safety, DRCs operate under strict COVID-19 guidelines. Everyone wears masks or face coverings and social distancing is practiced.

FEMA employees can answer your questions, check on your application and accept documents to scan them into the registration system and return them to you immediately. Additional centers are open in Louisiana.

Survivors may visit any center in the state. To locate the closest center or check on the status of a DRC prior to a visit to ensure the facility is open and its hours of operation, visit: egateway.fema.gov/ESF6/DRCLocator.

Survivors don’t need to visit a center to apply or update their applications. To ask individual questions or submit information: Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA Mobile App at fema.gov/about/newsmultimedia/app