FEMA: 6 Disaster Recovery Centers closing this week

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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) — FEMA officials said six Disaster Recovery Centers will be closing permanently this week.

DRCs Closing Nov. 18

Convent Senior Center (5775 Hwy. 44 Convent, LA 70723) — Closes at 6 p.m.

AMVETS Post 68 (26890 Hwy. 42 Springfield, LA 70462) — Closes at 6 p.m.

DRCs Closing Nov. 19

Plaquemines Parish Government Complex (333 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Belle Chasse, LA 70037) — Closes at 6 p.m.

Port Sulphur YMCA (278 Civic Center Dr. Port Sulphur, LA 70083) — Closes at 5 p.m.

American Legion Home (63349 Hwy. 10 Bogalusa, LA 70427) — Closes at 6 p.m.

DRCs Closing Nov. 20

St. Helena Parish 5th Ward Recreation District (parking lot) (31676 Hwy. 16 Amite, LA 70442) — Closes at 6 p.m.

Residents may still continue to visit other open recovery centers in the state, according to FEMA. Find a DRC by checking the FEMA app or visiting www.FEMA.gov/DRC

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