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Emergency Assistance Links

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Emergency Numbers

For current shelter information call 2-1-1
    In Baton Rouge

For downed limbs and power lines call 3-1-1
    In Baton Rouge

For emergencies call 9-1-1

[Per 7/13/19 press conference of EBR Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome]

Stay updated and Aware

  • For weather updates, emergency instructions and evacuation orders, stay tuned to your phone alerts and TV or radio. Severe weather information is also available from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at
  • Follow FEMA on Twitter at
  • Download the FEMA app at, which provides disaster resources, safety tips, maps of open shelters and weather alerts from the National Weather Service.
  • Follow the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on social media at, and