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Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Guides

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The Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (Parish OHSEP), American Red Cross and select United Way offices have copies of the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Guides, available for distribution. The guides were developed by the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedenss (GOHSEP) and are intended for the Greater New Orleans, Lafayette & Lake Charles citizens who will use the maps and contra-flow routes to evacuate when disasters threaten the coastal areas.

Each American Red Cross and United Way chapter has specific locations they work with for distribution.

Southeast, Louisiana

American Red Cross
Southeast Louisiana Chapter
Greater New Orleans Area
Phone: 1-800-229-8191
Website: www.arcno.org

United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area
2515 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504) 824-5540
Website: www.unitedwaynola.org

United Way for South Louisiana
Houma Area
7901 Main Street, Suite 210
Whitney Bank Building
Houma, LA 70360
Phone: (985) 879-2461
Website: www.uwsla.org

Southwest, Louisiana

American Red Cross
Acadiana Chapter
Lafayette Area
Phone: (337) 234-7371
Website: http://www.redcross.org/la/lafayette/

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way
Opelousas Area
311 West Vine
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: (337) 942-7815
Website: www.uwsle.org

American Red Cross
Southwest Louisiana Chapter
Lake Charles Area
Phone: (337) 478-5122
Website: www.swla-redcross.org

United Way of Acadiana
Lafayette Area
215 E. Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone (337) 706-1232
Website: www.unitedwayofacadiana.org

United Way of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.
Lake Charles Area
715 Ryan Street, Suite 102
Lake Charles, LA 70601-4200
Phone: (337) 433-1088
Website: www.unitedwayswla.org