New Disaster Recovery Center Opens in New Orleans

BATON ROUGE, La. – Hurricane Ida survivors can now get help applying with FEMA at a Disaster Recovery Center
(DRC) located at the John P. Lyons Recreation Center in New Orleans. The DRC is open until 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9.
Survivors can upload documents and get questions answered about federal disaster assistance. 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:
John P. Lyons Recreation Center
624 Louisiana Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 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.

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