FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center open at Lamar-Dixon

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

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.