Lake Charles Disaster Recovery Center Closing

Release Date Release Number
DR-4559-4570-LA NR 016
Release Date:
February 12, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Lake Charles will close permanently at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The center is at:

The Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601

In the place of the DRC, the state of Louisiana and FEMA will implement a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), currently under development.

The MARC will serve as an efficient way to deliver services to survivors affected by the 2020 hurricanes. The MARC will bring together multiple service providers in a single location and provide on-site assistance.

To ask questions or submit information survivors can 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 Louisiana Hurricane Laura (DR-4559-LA). For the latest information on Hurricane Delta, visit Louisiana Hurricane Delta (DR-4570-LA). Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at

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