BATON ROUGE, La. – A Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Amite, in St. Helena Parish, at the Fifth Ward
Survivors affected by Hurricane Ida can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents and
get questions answered. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are also on hand to
provide program information and explain how to apply for SBA’s low-interest disaster loans for businesses, private
nonprofits, homeowners and renters.
The center is located at:
Fifth Ward Recreation District (parking lot)
Amite, LA 70422
Hours of operations are Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For other details, check the FEMA app (under Disaster Resources, select Talk to FEMA in Person) or visit the FEMA
DRC Locator 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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