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FEMA plans to open a disaster recovery center in Breaux Bridge

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 11:19:00-05

A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Breaux Bridge to help hurricane survivors Nov. 19.

No appointments are necessary.

This center will be open Monday through Friday; hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 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, will close Nov. 18 at 5:00 p.m.
This center is at: Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Highway 1428, LA 27 Bell City.

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

If you go to a center, 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 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 www.DisasterAssistance.gov 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.
Visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov
Download the FEMA app.

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit fema.gov/disaster/4559. Or, for Hurricane Delta, visit fema.gov/disaster/4570. Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6