Iberia And Lafourche Disaster Recovery Centers Opening

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Release date: 
September 28, 2005
Release Number: 
1603-041

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) announced today that two more Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening on Thursday, September 29, at 9 a. m. There are now 21 centers available in Louisiana for the disaster needs of the victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. All centers are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.

Iberia Parish
601 West Admiral Doyle Drive
New Iberia, La. 70560
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Lafourche Parish
4560 US Highway 1
Raceland, La. 70394
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Victims of the hurricanes are urged to register for assistance first by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or logging on to www.fema.gov. The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585 for those who are speech-or hearing-impaired. People without telephone or Internet can access these services for FEMA registration at any of the DRCs located across the state. After applying, those who have questions may meet face-to-face with recovery specialists.

Representatives of state, federal, and voluntary agencies, as well as Customer Service Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) Office of Disaster Assistance, will be on hand to answer questions and provide recovery information. No cash, checks, debit cards or vouchers are distributed at Disaster Recovery Centers. These centers are for the dissemination of information to assist in victim recovery. Written materials about various assistance programs are also available to individuals and business owners.

Ascension Parish
13192 Airline Highway
Gonzales, La. 70737
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

East Baton Rouge Parish
1 & 2 Maritime Place
101 France Street
Baton Rouge, La. 70802
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Jefferson Parish
Westside Shopping Center
West Bank Expressway, Unit 13
Gretna, La. 70053
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Lafourche Parish
4560 US Highway 1
Raceland, La. 70394
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Quachita Parish
Civic Center Convention Hall
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expwy
Monroe, La. 71210
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

St. James Parish
Lions Club Bldg.
29126 Health Unit St.
Vacherie, La. 70090
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Washington Parish
Old Barnes Furniture Building
539 Avenue V
Bogalusa, La. 70427
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Avoyelles Parish
635 East Tunica Drive
Marksville, La. 71351
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Iberia Parish
601 West Admiral Doyle Drive
New Iberia, La. 70560
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Lafayette Parish
Harvest Church International
111 Liberty Ave.
Lafayette, La. 70508
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Orleans Parish
Landry High School
Whitney Ave. & LaMarque Street
Algiers, La
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Rapides Parish
Old Office Max Bldg.
2255 Macarthur
Alexandria, La. 71301
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

St. John The Baptist Parish
160 Belle Terre
La Place, La. 70068
9 a. m. to 7 p. m.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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