Evacuation

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Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The City of New Orleans has grown the evacuation, exclusion and added a hard traffic restriction zone to the area of downtown being cleared ahead of tomorrow's planned demolition of two damaged construction cranes. Temporary evacuation and exclusion zones have been put in place to protect residents...
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Terrebonne Parish has ordered a new evacuation after a levee overtopped south of Houma near Dulac. "Parish President Gordon Dove EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY has issued a MANDATORY EVACUATION NOTICE for all areas long LA Hwy 315 and Brady Road below or south of Falgout Canal," the parish stated in a news...
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More than 8,000 people in Plaquemines Parish are now under mandatory evacuation amid fears water in the Mississippi River could overtop the levees. Homeland Security Director Patrick Harvey says everyone needs to leave the entire Eastbank of Plaquemines Parish and everything from Oakville to Venice...
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Thomas Perumean
July 10, 2019 - 5:09 am
The Gulf's biggest player in oil exploration and production is evacuating all non-essential platform employees from the company's rigs. The move comes in advance of the Gulf's first tropical depression forming in the extreme eastern waters. Shell issued a statement about their saying they...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 03, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Grand Isle has issued a voluntary evacuation and closed school for tomorrow. Officials say that road work on the only road on or off the island could make it difficult to evacuate later. So out of an abundance of caution, they are urging people to get off Grand Isle now, ahead of possible impact of...
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Chris Miller
October 06, 2017 - 3:04 pm
Plaquemines Parish authorities are telling all residents of the Eastbank and areas outside the levee protection system to evacuate as Nate is expected to cross over the lower part of the parish tomorrow, possibly as a Category 1 or 2 hurricane. The parish is also calling for voluntary evacuations...
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Chris Miller
October 05, 2017 - 1:53 pm
St. Bernard Parish this afternoon announced a mandatory evacuation will begin at 4:00 p.m. for areas outside the levee system. Tropical Storm Nate could be Hurricane Nate off the Louisiana coast by Sunday. The sheriff's office will be handing out sandbags, starting tomorrow at the St. Bernard Port...
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Residents in lower Jefferson are urged to get out before the tides get too high for them to safely leave. "President Michael S. Yenni and Mayor Timothy P. Cerner have issued a Voluntary Evacuation for the Town of Jean Lafitte, Barataria, Lower Lafitte, and Crown Point due to the rising tide caused...
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