HELPFUL  LINKS

National Hurricane Center...click HERE
 

Louisiana State Police Emergency Preparedness...click HERE

Prepare for Hurricanes

Make an Emergency Plan

Make sure everyone in your household knows and understands your hurricane plan. Discuss the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may affect your hurricane planning. Don’t forget a plan for the office, kids’ daycare, and anywhere you frequent.

Gather Supplies

Have enough supplies for your household, include medication, disinfectant supplies, cloth face coveringspet supplies in your go bag or car trunk.COVID-19
 

Those with Disabilities

If you or anyone in your household is an individual with a disability identify if you may need additional help during an emergency.


Know your Evacuation Zone

You may have to evacuate quickly due to a hurricane. Learn your evacuation routes, practice with household, pets, and identify where you will stay. 
 

Recognize Warnings and Alerts

Have several ways to receive alerts. Download the FEMA app and receive real-time alertsfrom the National Weather Service for up to five locations nationwide. Sign up for community alerts in your area and be aware of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA)- which requires no-sign up.
 

Review Important Documents

Make sure your insurance policies and personal documents like ID are up to date. Make copies and keep them in a secure password protected digital space.
 

Strengthen your Home

Declutter drains and gutters, bring in outside furniture, consider hurricane shutters.
 

Get Tech Ready

Keep your cell phone charged when you know a hurricane is in the forecast and purchase backup charging devices to power electronics.
 

Help your Neighborhood

Check with neighbors, senior adults, or those who may need additional help securing hurricane plans to see how you can be of assistance to others
 

Prepare your Business

Make sure your business has a continuity plan to continue operating when disaster strikes.

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