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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Get Emergency Alerts. Get NOLA Ready

Emergency notifications, straight from the city to you.

The NOLA Ready Emergency Alert System provides accurate, immediate emergency notifications from the City of New Orleans to your cell, work or home phone, via text, email or voice message. Receive notifications about emergencies that may affect your home, workplace, child's school, parents' home, or any other locations within Orleans Parish.

  • Mandatory City Evacuation Information for hurricanes or other City-wide evacuations
  • Weather Advisories for you or your families home, business, school, child care, or more
  • Infrastructure Issues including Water Boils and Power Outages
  • Up-To-The-Minute Traffic Issue including accidents, closed roads, alternative routes and more

Get Started

Can't Log In?

If you believe you have a NOLA Ready account, please click here to enter your name and email address and have your password sent to you.

If you receive an error message or your email is not found, you have not upgraded your account. If you did not re-register in May 2012 or afterward, you will need to re-register by clicking here and choosing "Sign Up For Alerts."

Your Preferences

  • Locations: You can choose to receive emergency alerts about specific neighborhoods, including around your home, workplace, your or your child’s school
  • Alert types: Choose what kind of alerts you want to receive, from weather to major road closures to water advisories
  • Preferred device: Select how you would like to be notified, and in what order: personal or work cell, email, phone, text message, etc.

​Your Alerts

If you do not confirm receipt of the message on your primary device (your first choice for how you want to be contacted), the system will try your additional contact numbers or emails, in the preference order you specify, until it receives a confirmation from you that you received the message.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions or concerns, contact the Office of Homeland Security’s Preparedness Team at

Thank you,
The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management


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Last updated: 7/27/2015 2:56:37 PM

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