Black People : Gulf Coast Emergency Numbers

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  1. OldSoul

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    For citizens trying to locate relatives and friends in the states of
    Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi
    here are some local emergency hotlines and websites in the impacted areas.

    Alabama
    1. Alabama Emergency Management Agency (205-280-2200) www.disaster.ema.alabama.gov/

    Louisiana
    1. Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (225-925-7400)
    www.ohsep.louisiana.gov/
    2. Southeast Louisiana American Red Cross chapter (800-229-8191)

    Offices of Emergency Preparedness
    Orleans Parish 504-565-7200
    Jefferson Parish 504-349-5360
    St.Bernard Parish 504-278-4268
    St.Tammany Parish 985-898-2323
    Lafourche Parish 504-446-8427
    Assumption Parish 985-369-7386
    St.Charles Parish 985-783-5050
    St.John Parish 985-652-2222
    St James Parish 225-562-2364
    Plaquemine Parish 504-297-5500
    Tangipohoa Parish 985-748-9602
    Terrebonne Parish 985-873-6357
    Washington Parish 985-732-5200
    St.Mary Parish 504-385-2600

    Orleans City Departments Phone Numbers
    Office Of Emergency Preparedness 504-565-7200
    Mayor's Communications Office 504-565-6580
    New Orleans Police Department 504-821-2222
    New Orleans Fire Department 504-565-7800
    Hurricane Evacuation Shelter Coordinator 504-565-7208
    Human Relations Commission 504-565-7916

    Emergency Numbers
    Southeast La. Red Cross 504-587-1500

    New Orleans Public Advocacy 504-565-7115

    New Orleans Human Relations Commission 504-565-7918

    New Orleans Council on Aging 504-821-4121

    American Red Cross 1-888-737-1997

    Mississippi
    1. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (601-352-9100);
    24 hour emergency line (800-222-MEMA or 800-222-6362)
    2. Mississippi Homeland Security (601-346-1499) http://www.homelandsecurity.ms.gov/

    Next of kin
    1. American Red Cross (866-438-4636 or 1-866-GET-INFO)

    Some of these numbers may not be working at the moment,
    but they may be helpful in the coming days and weeks.
     
  2. queentswana

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    I am truly glad you posted this thread, I have people/relatives in Alabama and have been trying to no avail, to reach them. thanks for the valuable information.
     
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