Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. The following tips can help you plan and be better prepared.

Storm Preparation

Plan for any storm that may come your way. You’ll need enough supplies and nonperishable foods to last your family for an extended period. Our Hurricane Prep Flyer 2022 includes tips and checklists to better prepare.

Locals Helping Locals

Helping our neighbors in need is our number one priority in times of crisis. We work directly with disaster relief services and our local food banks during and after storms. We donate emergency supplies, drinking water, groceries and food, and provide ways for you to help those affected by natural disasters, both in store and online.

E-Gift Card

Send an e-gift card to family or friends affected by a storm, hurricane or natural disaster.

Emergency Contact Numbers

  • How to Prepare: 1-800-BE-READY
  • Emergency/Fire/EMS/Police: 911
  • Evacuation Assistance: 911
  • Download: LA Gameplan APP

Emergency Preparedness Information

Preparedness: https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/
ROUSES: https://www.rouses.com/emergency-preparedness


DOTD: https://www.511la.org/
LA Emergency: https://www.emergency.louisiana.gov/
Homeland Security & Emergency: https://gohsep.la.gov/


DOTD: https://www.mdottraffic.com/
MS Emergency Management: https://www.msema.org/be-prepared/hurricanes/
Homeland Security: https://www.homelandsecurity.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx


DOTD: https://algotraffic.com/
AL Emergency Management: https://ema.alabama.gov/

Elderly or Disabled

Elderly or Disabled and in need of help in the event of a disaster: Register with Council on Aging — multi state contacts for Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)

Pet Friendly
For a list of pet friendly establishments by state visit: GoPetFriendly.com