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FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Breaux Bridge

Posted at 10:04 AM, Nov 19, 2020

A Disaster Recovery Center opened on Thursday, November 19, in Breaux Bridge to help hurricane survivors.

No appointments are necessary.

This center will be open Monday through Friday; hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The center will be located at Parc Hardy, 1290 Rees Street, Breaux Bridge.

The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Bell City, Cameron Parish, closed on November 18 at 5:00 p.m.

In order to ensure everyone's safety, FEMA says that the centers will operate under strict COVID-19 guidelines. Everyone is required to wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing.

FEMA employees are available at the center to answer questions, check on applications and accept documents to scan them into the registration system and return them.

Additional centers are open in Louisiana. Survivors may visit any open center in the state. Hours of operation for all Disaster Recovery Centers will be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. closed on Sundays effective Nov. 18.

To locate the closest, visit or by downloading the FEMA app.

Survivors do not need to visit a center to apply or update their application.

To ask individual questions or submit information:
Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585.
Download the FEMA app.

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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