Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

David Blake
July 15, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The state of Louisiana is ramping down some of its emergency operations today. Governor John Bel Edwards says he is satisfied with a job well done, but he has heard the critics who said officials overacted to Barry. The governor says he will take safe over sorry any day. Edwards says he's pleased...
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January 10, 2019 - 8:38 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is under a state of emergency amid concerns about high river levels caused by increased rain over the last few weeks. Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the declaration Wednesday for Beauregard, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Rapides, St. Tammany and Washington...
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August 29, 2018 - 9:14 am
( Today marks the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which slammed into southeast Louisiana as a Category three storm, leaving much of New Orleans area under water for days. Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness spokesman, Mike Steele, says Katrina was a...
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