This site contains a listing of local, state and federal
resources available for citizens to refer to when planning for an emergency.
If you are in need of immediate assistance due to severe weather, contact the HANO
disaster line at
For any critical emergencies (medical or fire) dial 911.
Quick tips to use when preparing for an emergency:
Prepare a plan!
Talk with family members and develop a plan for emergency events. Develop a check
list, purchase, and store essentials in a safe location. Keep an emergency kit handy
and secure outdoor objects before a storm approaches. Remember to include pets in
Evacuate when called!
Dial 3-1-1 to register for the City Assisted Evacuation Plan through the City of
New Orleans if you are in need of assistance in evacuating. Be sure to identify
your family members’ special needs and whether you will require medical attention.
Pack a small bag with essentials such as important paperwork, identification, medications
and prescriptions to keep handy in a convenient location.
Purchase a weather radio and monitor news alerts for instructions from local officials.
Register at www.nolaready.info
to receive real time text message and email news alerts.
HANO's Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Plan for 2012 :: Download
HANO's Tips on Preparing for an Emergency :: Download
City Assisted Evacuation Plan :: Download
City of New Orleans :: www.nola.gov
Sign up for Emergency Text Messages from the City of New Orleans :: www.nolaready.info
Get helpful tips on Emergency Preparedness :: www.ready.gov
Download Contraflow Evacuation Maps :: www.dotd.louisiana.gov
Find information and federal resources on natural disasters :: www.fema.gov