Disaster prevention can be defined as the activities that are taken to prevent a natural phenomenon or potential hazard from resulting in harmful effects on lives or property. Prevention planning is based on hazard identification and vulnerability assessment. This includes identifying threats that face our community and evaluating the risks and capacity of our community to handle the consequences that come with these threats. Through this planning, emergency managers are able to determine appropriate preventative strategies to strive towards limiting the root-causes that make a community vulnerable to disasters.
Only call 9-1-1 if there is an actual emergency! If calling is not an option, you CAN text 9-1-1. Pictures, videos, and other types of data will not be received by 9-1-1.
Check out the 911 East Baton Rouge Parish Operations Center.
Do you use anti-virus and / or security software for your technology devices?
Do you educate yourself on cyber security such as, spam, scams, phishing, etc.?
Have you considered having a medical exam / physical?
Do you take preventative measures to stay healthy?
ALL HAZARDS PREVENTION
East Baton Rouge Parish citizens are encouraged to use an "All Hazards" approach to emergency preparedness and response. An "All Hazards" approach is a collection of man-made and natural events that have the capacity to impact the community.