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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Sheltering-In-Place

 "Shelter-In-Place" means to shelter where you are either at home, work, school, or in between. 

Prepare to Shelter-In-Place now

 

Stock up on water (1 gallon per person, per day, for at least 3 days), nonperishable items, and charge phones and/or purchase extra batteries.

 

 

Enroll in the Special Needs Registryif you are oxygen-dependent or have electric medical devices. 

 

Prepare your home. Keep branches trimmed and gutters clear to minimize damage from flying debris or backed-up gutters. 

 

 

Bring pets inside. 

 

Subscribe to NOLA Ready alerts. 

Prepare for extended power outages

Check that your family's emergency supply kit is stocked and up-to-date. 

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While Sheltering-In-Place

  • Lock doors and windows and close drapes, blinds, and window shades.
  • Do not call fire or police departments (911) for information. Public Safety workers will need their lines open for emergency use.
  • Call 311 or check ready.nola.gov for answers to your questions.
  • Stay inside until officials say otherwise.
 
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Last updated: 7/13/2016 4:13:38 PM

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