FEMA disaster recovery center opens in St. James Parish
BATON ROUGE – A FEMA disaster recovery center is opening Thursday in St. James Parish to assist flood victims.
The center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. The center is located at the New Zion Gospel Baptist Church located at 216 West Main Street in Gramercy.
Flood victims may locate other centers near them by visiting fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers, or calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.
Disaster recovery centers are staffed by representatives from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), National Flood Insurance Program specialists, volunteer groups and other agencies. These representatives are available to provide information about disaster assistance, flood insurance, personal and property risk reduction and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses.