NEW ORLEANS, LA - Today, the CIty of New Orleans activated its Joint Information Center (JIC) at City Hall's Office of Homeland Security to serve as central point of contact for memebers of the media coveriing Tropical Storm Isaac.
The JIC is set up as a collaborative communications model for crisis communications during emergency responses and other situations in which multiple organizations need to collaborate to provide timely, useful, and accurate information to the public and other stakeholders.
The JIC will be staffed daily for the duration of the storm.
All communications regarding storm preparedness will go through the JIC during this time. This includes City of New Orleans, Sewage and Water Board, Louis Armstrong Airport, NOPD, NOFD, EMS and Evacuteer.org
WHAT: Joint Information Center
CONTACT INFORMATION: (504) 568-8780 (not for publication)