Survivors may locate other centers near them at Fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or by calling 800-621-3362.
Louisiana State Highway 8 leads southwest 11 miles (18 km) to Harrisonburg, the Catahoula Parish seat.
Route 425 passes through the village, leading north 23 miles (37 km) to Winnsboro and southeast 30 miles (48 km) to Natchez, Mississippi.
– A disaster recovery center will open Sunday, April 17, in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors. They can also help survivors apply for federal disaster assistance.
Representatives from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U. Small Business Administration (SBA), volunteer groups and other agencies are at the center to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses.
Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are canvassing many affected areas, and are able to register people for FEMA assistance if needed.
Sometimes these teams will remain in certain locations convenient to the community, such as a library or mayor’s office.For more information, applicants may contact the SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955, emailing Disaster Customer [email protected] visiting the SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster.Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call 800-877-8339.Low-interest disaster loans from the SBA are available for businesses of all sizes including landlords, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters.Disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries.Monitor DOTD’s for updated road closure information.