All Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed on Sundays starting Nov. 21

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The logo of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seen at its headquarters August 27, 2011 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Starting this upcoming Sunday, all FEMA disaster recovery centers in the state will be closed on Sundays.

Earlier this week, FEMA announced the permanent closure of six disaster recovery centers.

The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is Monday, Nov. 29. Those living in the following parishes can apply: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.

For more information about assistance, visit www.disasterassistance.gov.

To find an open disaster recovery center, visit www.FEMA.gov/DRC.

FEMA officials remind people to wear a mask when visiting disaster recovery centers. Masks are required for all visitors, employees and volunteers.

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