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DRC Appeals Center in Jeff Davis closes/FEMA New Year schedule

Posted at 11:54 AM, Dec 29, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La.– The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC)/Appeals Center in Jefferson Davis parish will permanently close on Dec. 30 at 5 p.m.

It is located at:

Jefferson Davis Fairgrounds
810 Lake Arthur Avenue
Jennings, LA 70546

All Louisiana DRC/Appeals Centers will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 31 for the New Year's holiday. The centers will reopen Jan. 4 at 8 a.m. These DRC/Appeals Centers are at:

Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lake Shore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Brown Memorial Park
1212 E Pont Des Mouton Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507

No appointments are necessary. Centers are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Sundays.

Survivors don’t need to visit a center to apply or update their applications. To ask individual questions or submit information:

The FEMA Mitigation Outreach phone line is open on Dec. 31, it will be closed Jan. 1 and resume operation on Jan. 2 at 8 a.m. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT). Survivors with repair questions can contact Mitigation Outreach by calling 833-336-2487 To view mitigation resources visit

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, Or, for Hurricane Delta, visit Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at

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