East Baton Rouge Parish Hurricane Response Map

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In the event of a hurricane, the appropriate response could save your life. This “East Baton Rouge Parish Hurricane Response Map” is a tool that can be useful in making decisions pertaining to evacuation and safety. IF LOCAL AUTHORITIES RECOMMEND EVACUATION, YOU SHOULD LEAVE--via major evacuation routes shown in red. Louisiana State Police Troop (A) headquarters can assist you in the most practical route to use during an evacuation.

IF YOU DECIDE TO STAY--locate the hospital facility, shown in blue, with emergency room capabilities nearest you. The Red Cross office can provide you with sheltering information and other disaster preparation. Appropriate response procedures can prepare people for potential hazards that could affect their lives and property. Everyone is urged to use the information provided in this brochure as a guide for hurricane preparedness. For more information visit: http://la.water.usgs.gov/publications/pubawareness.html