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New Orleans Homeland Security Initiatives – Katrina and the Lessons Learned. Planning Factors. Situation A. City location/GEO factors B. Population base/Entergy Heartland C. Hospitals/Assisted living homes D. Warning Time. Hurricane “PAM” A. 20,000 Deaths B. Intense Flooding

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New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

New Orleans Homeland Security

Initiatives –

Katrina and the Lessons Learned


Planning factors

Planning Factors

  • Situation

    • A. City location/GEO factors

    • B. Population base/Entergy Heartland

    • C. Hospitals/Assisted living homes

    • D. Warning Time


New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

  • Hurricane “PAM”

    • A. 20,000 Deaths

    • B. Intense Flooding

    • C. Evacuation Predictions


New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

  • Plan Development

    A. Evacuation

    • 1. Multi-state/Parish

    • 2. Three phase 50/40/30 hours

    • 3. Coordinated through state

      B. Shelter of Last Resort

    • 1. Define

    • 2. After Curfew

    • 3. Transportation

    • 4. Security & Supplies

    • 5. Known Second Evacuation


Pre storm

Pre Storm

1. State & Federal Coordination

  • Begin Friday 26 August

  • Storm Shift Friday Night

  • Mandatory Evacuation/Success

  • Curfew

  • Open Refuge of last Resort


  • Storm

    Storm

    • Early Morning Monday 29 August

    • Mid Day aware of levee issues

    • Search and Rescue

    • Initial Federal contact


    Response

    Response

    • FEMA

    • State/National Guard

    • Title 10 Military

    • Evacuation

      • Superdome

      • Convention Center


    Issues

    Issues

    • Response Time

    • Use of Title 10 Military

    • Communications/Common Operating Picture

    • Command and Control

    • Logistics Movement Center/Push vs Pull


    Required improvements

    Required Improvements

    • Mission vs Compliance

      • Use of Title 10

  • Clear Command and Control

  • National Rail and Shelter plan

  • Prepackaged “Push” Supplies

  • Evacuation Improvements (City Assisted Evacuation Plan)


  • New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

    Goal 1~Create and maintain an environment where the decision to evacuate becomes more desirable than remaining behind~

    • In conjunction with state officials, enhance the sheltering plan to make it more “user friendly”

    • Provide more information early in the season to enable citizens to better formulate their own evacuation plans


    Goal 2 provide greater support to citizens who need special assistance

    Goal 2~Provide greater support to citizens who need special assistance~

    • Medical “special needs” citizens.

    • Elderly, hospital cases

    • No self evacuation transportation available


    Goal 3 implement measures to greatly enhance the security of city resources

    Goal 3~Implement measures to greatly enhance the security of city resources~

    • To include:

      • Accounting for and providing safety measures to city employees

      • Comprehensive plans to protect vehicles and other equipment items

      • Anti-looting plan


    New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

    New Orleans City Assisted Evacuation Plan Model Timeline

    Buses with last passengers leave city

    Launch CAEP; Dispatch buses and Security

    AMTRAK leans forward with railcars

    City Hunkers Down

    Amtrak continues operations

    RTA begins Airport runs from 2 Staging Centers

    TSA/USDOT lean forward with packages

    TS Winds Reach Coastal LA

    Last Amtrak Train leaves City

    RTA begins pickups at 13 locations

    RTA ends pickups at 15 locations

    PHASE DOWN CAEP

    EXECUTE CAEP

    6

    40

    24

    36

    30

    12

    84

    60

    58

    54

    0

    72

    50

    Make Ready

    State Phase 1: Evacuation of areas outside of any levee protection system

    State Phase 3: Evacuation of areas north/east of the Mississippi River and south of Interstate 12; State implements Contraflow; Mayor orders Mandatory Evacuation

    NOPD, LSP, LANG, OPCS lean forward w/ security

    ~12 hrs prior to hurricane landfall

    State Phase 2: Evacuation of areas north of Intracoastal Canal & south/west of Interstate 10 and Mississippi River

    RTA, MSY, NOMCVB activating hurricane plans

    MSY Shuts Down

    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, in practice, there may be more or less time available depending on the circumstances of the actual event.


    New orleans homeland security initiatives katrina and the lessons learned

    City Assisted Evacuation Plan

    Shelters will be opened in anticipation of receiving evacuees

    Evacuee Processing Center

    (CERT)

    Processing teams will be sent in for registration

    Union Passenger Terminal

    Evacuee

    Processing Center

    (CERT Registration)

    Hospitals and care centers will evacuate by pre-arranged transportation. DHH is managing this activity

    Belle Chasse

    Hotel Staging Center 1

    Center 2

    Center 3

    Hospitals & Care Centers

    Hotels

    The Morial Convention Center will be opened as an Evacuee Processing Center

    Evac

    Pick-up Locations

    RTA

    State or

    Regional Shelter

    Morial C.C.

    People will relocate to the convention center from various RTA Pick-up locations throughout the city

    Shelter

    EVAC Bus

    POV/CAB/Drop Off

    Homeland Security Command Cell will be activated

    Residences

    Needs Medical Resources

    (NMR)

    Security

    NOPD

    Nat. Guard

    Medical Unit

    Ambulance or Transport

    Security and Medical will be put in place prior to registration operations

    RTA

    Senior Citizens Rail Cars

    Shelter

    EVAC Bus

    Senior Centers

    Special Needs Screening

    AMTRAK will prepare to evacuate senior citizens and people with special needs

    AMTRAK

    Ambulance

    Special Needs Rail Cars

    RTA

    Hotel guests will self-evacuate. Any remaining visitors will be processed through one of three Hotel Staging Centers and shuttled to airport.

    EVAC Bus

    Other City Airport Hub

    Ambulance

    RTA

    Louis Armstrong Airport

    (Confirmed Flights)

    Hotel Shuttle, Bus, Cab, Limo


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