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Disaster Recovery Center to open in Jennings

Posted at 4:07 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 17:07:24-05

A Disaster Recovery Center will open Friday in Jeff Davis Parish to help hurricane victims.

The center will be located at Jefferson Davis Parish Fairgrounds, 810 S. Lake Arthur Ave, in Jennings.

No appointments are necessary; hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There, FEMA employees can answer questions, check on applications, and accept documents.

The center operates under strict COVID-19 guidelines.

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, visit:

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 or download the FEMA Mobile App at

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit Or, for Hurricane Delta, visit Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at

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