FEMA disaster recovery center opens in Springfield

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- A disaster recovery center is now open at the AMVETS Post 68 in Springfield to help those affected by Hurricane Ida. Survivors can meet with FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration specialists to get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and get questions answered about federal disaster aid.

The center is located:

AMVETS Post 68

26890 Hwy. 42

Springfield, La 70462

The hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday to Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays.

For other details, check the FEMA app (under Disaster Resources, select Talk to FEMA in Person) or visit the FEMA.gov/DRC for a complete list of DRCs currently open in Louisiana. All centers will follow COVID-19 precautions. Masks will be required by both FEMA specialists and survivors. 

For the latest information visit fema.gov/disaster/4611. Follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or on Facebook at facebook.com/FEMARegion6/.

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