New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness

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New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Office of Emergency Preparedness is responsible for the response and coordination of those actions needed to protect the lives and property of its citizens from natural or man-made disasters as well as emergency planning for the City of New Orleans. Our primary responsibility is to advise the Mayor, the City Council and Chief Administrative Officer regarding emergency preparedness activities and operations.We coordinate all city departments and allied state and federal agencies which respond to city-wide disasters and emergencies through the development and constant updating of an integrated multi-hazard plan. All requests for federal disaster assistance and federal funding subsequent to disaster declarations are also made through this office.Our authority is defined by the Louisiana Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act of 1993, Chapter 6 Section 709, Paragraph B:

"EACH PARISH SHALL MAINTAIN A
DISASTER AGENCY WHICH, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED UNDER THIS ACT, HAS JURISDICTION OVER AND SERVES
THE ENTIRE PARISH"

Link to : City Departments and Agencies

Link to : Citizens Emergecy Preparedness GuideLink to : NOOEP Freeze PlanLink to : Guide for Citizens with DisabilitiesLink to : Photos of NOOEP Facilities

TO CONTACT BY E MAIL :
New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness

offemerg@gnofn.org

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT:
Jimmie Anderson - jimmiea@yahoo.com

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