How To Contact Emergency Management Services In Each Parish
By Sarah Tate
August 29, 2021
Hurricane Ida made landfall Sunday afternoon (August 29) as a Category 4 strength storm, drenching Louisiana on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon and Grand Isle around noon as one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S. with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, per FOX 8 Live.
Residents have been advised to shelter in place, and all emergency services have been suspended until the hurricane has passed, WWL reports.
As residents around New Orleans and the Louisiana coast wait out the storm, many are without power. In the event of any dangerous situations or emergency services, WDSU has compiled a list of contact information for various emergency management centers around the state for anyone impacted by the severe storms.
Here is a list of each parish's emergency management center:
- Lafourche Parish: 985-446-2173
- Terrebone Parish: 985-850-4638
- St. Tammany Parish: 985-898-2359
- Jefferson Parish: 504-349-5360
- Plaquemines Parish: 504-934-6000
- St. Bernard Parish: 504-278-4267
- Orleans Parish: 504-349-5360
- Hancock County: 228-255-0942
- Washington Parish: 985-839-0434
- Tangipahoa Parish: 985-748-3211
- St. John Parish: 985-652-2222
- St. James Parish: 225-562-2364
- St. Charles Parish: 985-783-5050
For information about Hurricane Ida, follow the National Hurricane Center here or the National Weather Service New Orleans here for constant updates.