FEMA to open more disaster recovery centers Monday
BATON ROUGE – FEMA will open three more disaster recovery centers in East Baton Rouge, Tangipahoa and West Feliciana parishes Monday.
FEMA opened two disaster recovery centers in Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes Sunday.
The centers will open at 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice at the following addresses:
East Baton Rouge Parish
5857 Greenwell Springs Rd.
Baton Rouge, La. 708006
42271 S. Morrison Blvd.
Hammond, La. 70443
Amite City Office Complex
721 S. First St.
Amite, La. 70422
St. Helena Parish:
53 N. 2nd Street
Greensburg, La. 70441
West Feliciana Parish
Independence Community Center
10494 State Highway 965
St. Francisville, La. 70775
FEMA said Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are canvassing the flood impacted areas to register people for FEMA assistance if needed. Volunteers at the center will be available to answer questions about disaster aid and low interest disaster loans for homeowners.
Residents can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.
FEMA says it is not necessary to visit a center to register for and receive federal disaster aid. If possible, survivors should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center.
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