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Posted Jul 12, 2019

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These resources may assist you in locating and receiving aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry. You may wish to contact these providers for additional information.

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4068/updates/hurricane-safety-tips-learn-what-do-during-and-after-hurricane
https://www.nationwide.com/hurricanes.jsp 
https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/resources/hurricane-safety_flyer.pdf 
https://weather.com/storms/report-recover
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/27/us/hurricane-preparation/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html
http://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists
https://www.aplaceformom.com/planning-and-advice/articles/hurricane-preparedness  
https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/in-a-disaster

NOAA – National Hurricane Center

Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures you may also dial 511. 

Local Red Cross Locator 

Locating Missing Loved Ones   

Individuals are encouraged to use the Red Cross Safe and Well Program. Individuals may use this website to search for loved ones in a disaster area. Additionally, individuals in areas affected by a disaster may list themselves as safe and well if loved ones are searching for them. 

Louisiana Emergency Sites

NOLA Ready
State of Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.fa&hl=en
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/first-aid-by-american-red/id529160691?mt=8United Way 2-1-1  

United Way 2-1-1 

Louisiana Association of United Ways 

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472
800-621-FEMA

If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

FEMA Text Message Program

  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).

Please note that standard message and data rates apply.

Local Salvation Army Locator 

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Nationwide hotline for individuals experiencing emotional distress for any disaster
800-985-5990
Text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746 

These resources may assist you in locating and receiving aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry. You may wish to contact these providers for additional information.

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4068/updates/hurricane-safety-tips-learn-what-do-during-and-after-hurricane
https://www.nationwide.com/hurricanes.jsp 
https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/resources/hurricane-safety_flyer.pdf 
https://weather.com/storms/report-recover
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/27/us/hurricane-preparation/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html
http://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists
https://www.aplaceformom.com/planning-and-advice/articles/hurricane-preparedness  
https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/in-a-disaster

NOAA – National Hurricane Center

Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures you may also dial 511. 

Local Red Cross Locator 

Locating Missing Loved Ones   

Individuals are encouraged to use the Red Cross Safe and Well Program. Individuals may use this website to search for loved ones in a disaster area. Additionally, individuals in areas affected by a disaster may list themselves as safe and well if loved ones are searching for them. 

Louisiana Emergency Sites

NOLA Ready
State of Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.fa&hl=en
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/first-aid-by-american-red/id529160691?mt=8United Way 2-1-1  

United Way 2-1-1 

Louisiana Association of United Ways 

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472
800-621-FEMA

If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

FEMA Text Message Program

  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).

Please note that standard message and data rates apply.

Local Salvation Army Locator 

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Nationwide hotline for individuals experiencing emotional distress for any disaster
800-985-5990
Text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746 

These resources may assist you in locating and receiving aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry. You may wish to contact these providers for additional information.

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4068/updates/hurricane-safety-tips-learn-what-do-during-and-after-hurricane
https://www.nationwide.com/hurricanes.jsp 
https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/resources/hurricane-safety_flyer.pdf 
https://weather.com/storms/report-recover
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/27/us/hurricane-preparation/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html
http://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists
https://www.aplaceformom.com/planning-and-advice/articles/hurricane-preparedness  
https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/in-a-disaster

NOAA – National Hurricane Center

Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures you may also dial 511. 

Local Red Cross Locator 

Locating Missing Loved Ones   

Individuals are encouraged to use the Red Cross Safe and Well Program. Individuals may use this website to search for loved ones in a disaster area. Additionally, individuals in areas affected by a disaster may list themselves as safe and well if loved ones are searching for them. 

Louisiana Emergency Sites

NOLA Ready
State of Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.fa&hl=en
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/first-aid-by-american-red/id529160691?mt=8United Way 2-1-1  

United Way 2-1-1 

Louisiana Association of United Ways 

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472
800-621-FEMA

If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

FEMA Text Message Program

  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).

Please note that standard message and data rates apply.

Local Salvation Army Locator 

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Nationwide hotline for individuals experiencing emotional distress for any disaster
800-985-5990
Text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746 

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