POSTED: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 3:30pm
UPDATED: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 9:57am
GONZLAES, LA — The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, officials said.
The DRC is located in the banquet room on the second floor of Arena D, above the main office. It will be open seven days a week, 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. until further notice.
Officials said residents may expedite the process by applying by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), applying online at www.disasterassistance.gov , or by smart phone at m.fema.gov.
When applying for Disaster Assistance, please have the following information available:
- Phone number where you may be reached
- Social Security Number
- Current mailing address
- Address of the affected property
- Brief description of the damages
- Insurance information including policy number
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center is located at 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. Signs will direct residents where to go after entering the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center grounds.