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Multiple FEMA drive-thru disaster recovery centers to reopen Monday

2 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Monday, October 12 2020 Oct 12, 2020 October 12, 2020 4:40 AM October 12, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – FEMA announced Sunday that its drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers in the cities of Alexandria, Dry Prong, Leesville, Many, Jena, Rayne will reopen Monday, Oct. 12 at 8 a.m.

The drive-thru Disaster Recovery Centers in Lake Charles and Sulphur will, likewise, reopen Monday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. for Hurricane Laura survivors.

The exact locations of each aforementioned center are listed below:


Acadia Parish (closed Sunday)

Southside Community Center

Rayne, LA


Grant Parish

Zig Slater Ball Park

Dry Prong, LA

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


LaSalle Parish

Jena Town Park

Jena, LA

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Rapides Parish

Rapides Coliseum

Alexandra, LA

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Calcasieu Parish (2 locations)

Lake Charles Civic Center

Lake Charles, LA; and

Frasch Ball Park (Softball Fields)

Sulphur, LA


Sabine Parish (closed Sunday)

Sabine Parish Courthouse,

Many, LA


Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish Sheriff (Side Parking Lot)

Leesville, LA


The centers are open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT daily, unless otherwise noted above, ground conditions permitting. Other centers are set to open later in the week. Survivors are welcomed to visit any open center in the state. To locate the closest center, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or egateway.fema.gov/ESF6/DRCLocator or download the FEMA Mobile App at fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/app.

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4559 or follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6.

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