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Emergency Information



 
Local Information
  • Individual Parish Information call the local OEP numbers below
    • Ascension Parish OEP: 225-621-8360
    • East Baton Rouge Parish OEP: 225-389-2100
    • West Baton Rouge Parish OEP: 225-346-1577
    • Lafourche Parish OEP: 985-537-7603
    • Livingston Parish OEP: 225-686-3066
    • Jefferson Parish OEP: 504-349-5360
    • Orleans Parish OEP: 504-415-1158
    • St. Bernard Parish OEP: 504-278-4267
    • St. Charles Parish OEP: 985-783-5050
    • St. John Parish OEP: 985-652-2222
    • St. Tammany Parish OEP: 985-867-3787
    • Tangipahoa Parish OEP: 985-748-3211
    • Terrebonne Parish OEP: 985-873-6357
American Red Cross
  • Disaster Helpline: 1-866-438-4636
FEMA
  • Call to Apply for Assistance: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • The speech or hearing impaired may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585
Missing Persons
  • (877) LOVED-1S (877-568-3317 Red Cross Movement Family Links Registry
  • (800) THE-LOST (800-843-5678) National Missing Persons Registry
  • Finding loved ones Listing of missing persons hotlines and sites
National Response Center
  • 1-800-424-8802
  • 1-202-267-2675
(National Response Center should only be contacted to report oil and chemical spills)
Louisiana
  • State Police Road Closure Hotline: 1-800-469-4828
  • Shelter Information: Red Cross- 1(866)-GET-INFO (438-4636)
  • Department of Education: 877 453-2721
  • Evacuees in Need of Dialysis: 225-387-1333
  • General Volunteers call 211 for anyone wanting to volunteer From cell phones *211. Out of State 1-800-749-COPE
  • Medical Volunteers - OPH (office of public health) is coordinating all medical professionals, etc. at 225-763-5763 or 225-763-5762.
Higher Education Information
  • Board of Regents College Information Hotline: 1-866-415-2269.
  • Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA): 800-253-5626 ext 1012.
Hotel Information
  • For availability & reservations: 800-994-8626
  • Problems with Hotel - Refer to Attorney General's Office: 800-488-2770.
  • Attorney General's Consumer Fraud Line: 1-800-488-2770.
LA State Police

  • For missing persons: 800-469-4828.
  • Outbreaks of violence to any one of the following numbers:
    • 225-922-0012
    • 225-922-0120
    • 225-922-0179
    • 225-922-0184
  • Road Conditions: 800-469-4828.
  • Road Emergencies: 800-469-4828 or *LSP (any cell phone).
Special-Needs Shelter Information
Triage Phone Numbers:
  • Alexandria: 800-841-5778
  • Baton Rouge: 800-349-1372
  • Houma/Thibodaux: 800-228-9409
  • Lafayette: 800-901-3210
  • Lake Charles: 866-280-2711
  • Monroe: 866-280-7287
  • Shreveport: 800-841-5776
  • Slidell/Hammond: 866-280-7724
Equine Shelter/Evacuation Site Information
Locations for Animal Evacuation:
  • Alexandria - Large & Small 318-442-4222 (all vet clinics will accept)
  • Lamar Dixon - Gonzales - Large Animals
  • Shreveport - LSU-S (pets only, no livestock)
  • West Monroe - Ike Hamilton Coliseum
  • Boats (for search and rescue) contact Wildlife and Fisheries at (225) 765-2706 or 1-800-256-2749
  • Children in Detention Centers or in OYD (Office of Youth Development) Custody

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