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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Partners in Preparedness

Every day organizations across the City, State and Federal government work together to keep New Orleans citizens and visitors as safe and prepared as possible in the case of a disaster.  Partners in preparedness include:

The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP)

The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness enhances the City of New Orleans' capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from major emergencies and disasters by coordinating the City's emergency management programs, overseeing large-scale events, planning response systems for large-scale emergencies, and educating the public on disaster planning and preparedness.  Learn more.

First Responders

Every day men and women across the City respond to and plan for emergencies on all scales.  These are our first responders, who come from the following agencies:

New Orleans Police Department

New Orleans Fire Department

New Orleans EMS

Additional Partners

Their work compliments and partners with that  being done by other local, state, and federal organizations, including

Southeastern Louisiana Red Cross

New Orleans Department of Health

Department of Health and Hospitals of the State of Louisiana

Department of Children and Family Services

Federal Emergency Management Agency 

Citizen Corps

Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT)


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