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Disaster Recovery Center Closing in Acadia Parish; FEMA Operations Holiday Schedule

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The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Rayne will close for good at 5 p.m. Dec. 23.

Posted: Dec 22, 2020 4:35 PM

BATON ROUGE, La.– The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Rayne will close for good at 5 p.m. Dec. 23.

It is at:

Southside Community Center
403 Fourth Street
Rayne, LA 70578

The DRC/Appeal Centers will be closed Dec. 24 through 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday. The centers will reopen Dec. 28 at 8 a.m.

The Appeal Centers are at:

Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lake Shore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Jefferson Davis Fairgrounds
810 Lake Arthur Avenue
Jennings, LA 70546

Browns Park
1212 East Pont des Mouton Road
Lafayette, LA 70507

Rapides Coliseum
5600 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303

No appointments are necessary. Centers are open Monday through Friday; hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Sundays.

Louisiana hurricane survivors may visit any other DRC in the state. To locate the nearest center or check hours of operation, visit: www.egateway.fema.gov/ESF6/DRCLocator. DRCs are operated by FEMA and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness.

Survivors do not need to visit a center to apply for federal assistance or update applications. To apply, ask questions or submit information:

Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA Mobile App at www.fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/app.

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4559. For the latest information on Hurricane Delta, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4570. Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at www.twitter.com/FEMARegion6

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