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Completely avoid the incident and report it immediately by calling 911.
In East Baton Rouge Parish we live with a wide range of potential hazards: floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, chemical or toxic material spills, civil disruption, public service strikes, major accidents (both fixed site and mobile), hostage and terrorist situations. Also, part of the Parish is in the ten-mile emergency planning zone of a major nuclear plant; the ever increasing danger of a nuclear disaster; and at least two geological fault lines extending throughout the Parish. Below are the top 10 potential hazards that may affect East Baton Rouge Parish.
- Cyber Incidents
- Extreme Heat
- Hazardous Materials
- Severe Weather
- Winter Weather
Pets are not allowed at American Red Cross shelters. Sheltering of pets in East Baton Rouge Parish will be controlled by the Companion Animal Alliance.
Hurricane Season, the time in which we are most likely to experience the threats of Hurricane and Tropical Storm activity, begins June 1 and continues until November 30 every year. Contact us at 225-389-2100 for more information.
For information contact:
Visit brla.gov/412 and www.redstickready.com
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East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness3773 Harding BoulevardBaton Rouge, LA 70807
Phone: 225-389-2100Fax: 225-389-2114
This information can be found at these two websites:
There is a River Bend Station siren test the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 AM. Call at 225-389-2100 for further questions.
Pre-planning for an emergency can reduce the possibility of personal injury, loss of life, and damage to property:
Learn more about being prepared on our Family Preparedness page.
Find the steps to creating a Family Emergency Plan on our Family Preparedness page.
Be prepared for an emergency. See a list of items to be put into your disaster supply kits.