Media Advisory - Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Calcasieu Parish; Help Remains Available

Release Date:
December 10, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. Two drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Iowa and East Lake Charles are closing.


This DRC will close at 5 p.m. Dec 12:


Lawrence Toups Memorial Park

115 N Thompson Ave.

Iowa, LA  70647


This DRC will close at 5 p.m. on Dec 15:

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury

2000 Moeling Street

Lake Charles, LA 70601


Additional centers are open in Louisiana. Survivors may visit any open center. 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 drive-thru 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 or download the FEMA Mobile App at


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

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