Hurricane Preparedness & Response Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness City of New Orleans, Louisiana. NOHSEP: An Overview. Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Umbrella public safety agency in CNO/Orleans Parish
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Office of Homeland Security & Emergency PreparednessCity of New Orleans, Louisiana
Assess risks to your critical operational functions.
Back-up your data & ensure remote access.
Advise your supply chain of actions taken.
Activate crisis communication plan & Test It.
Re-supply emergency kits.
Establish contact with your insurance provider.
Consider the need for alternate locations.
Ensure Employees are Personally Prepared.
**Note – Steps above do not constitute a complete plan.A full Disaster Recovery Business/Continuity Strategyis required for maximum resilience.
Supply Chain: the external vendors and suppliers you rely on todeliver your everyday services and products to members/customers.
“Cone of Uncertainty”Gets Smaller Every Year
TC Coastal Flooding Impact Graphic
Hurricane Isaac – 4AM Tue Aug 28, 2012
Local NWS Offices TC Impact Graphics
Wind Impact Graphic example from Hurricane Isaac
These impact graphics are created by coastal offices only and will NOT accurately indicate threat beyond coastal office forecast areas
1) Levee Updates
2) Resolution Improvement
3) Most complex and highest resolution basin in the country
4) Large and slow moving storms now included (with 2mph motion MEOW available because of Isaac)
5) Coming May 2014
self-supporting – without assistance.
Launch CAE; Dispatch buses and security
First Responders to Task Force ALRs
Begin MSY runs for Visitors & Tourists
State buses with last evacuees leave city
TSA/USDOT lean forward with packages
RTA begins pickups at 17 locations
TS Winds Reach Coastal LA
RTA ends pickups at 17 locations
Regional Information fusion CTR activated
PHASE DOWN CAEP
NOPD, LSP, LANG, OPSO lean forward w/ security/staging areas established
MSY Shuts Down
State Phase 3: Evacuation of areas north/east of the Mississippi River and south of Interstate 12; State implements Contraflow; Mayor orders Mandatory Evacuation
State Phase 1: Evacuation of areas outside of any levee protection system
RTA, MSY, NOMCVB, SPCA, and others activating hurricane plans
~12 hrs prior to hurricane landfall
State Phase 2: Evacuation of areas north of Intracoastal Canal & south/west of Interstate 10 and Mississippi River
State/Feds lean forward with Evacuation buses
Note: This is only to be used as a guideline. It is thought to be a reasonable timeline; however, there may be more or less time available depending on the circumstances of the actual event.