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Hurricane Laura

Information for Evacuees

Welcome to New Orleans. Whether you're here for a few days or a while longer, find what you need in our city. 

See the latest updates from the State of Louisiana.

Text LAURA to 67283 for updates from the State of Louisiana. Call 225-342-2727 or go to to locate loved ones who evacuated from Hurricane Laura to state-provided hotel rooms.

Check into a State-run shelter.

New Orleans shelter capacity has been reached. If you are still in need of shelter, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is directing people to the Alexandria Mega Shelter, 8125 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, LA 71302. This information is also available via 2-1-1.

Alexandria Mega Shelter

8125 Hwy 71 South,
Alexandria, LA 71302

Getting around town

Convenience shuttle

Crawford Transit Services provides transportation to pharmacies and Walmart

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Call (504) 729-0529 for more information.

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Resource center shuttle

RTA provides transportation to City of New Orleans resource center at the Convention Center

9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Resource center closes at 2 p.m.)

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Get resources and services while you're here.

Text WELCOMENOLA to 888777

Text WELCOMENOLA to 888777 for information from the City of New Orleans on resources, services, and events available to you. 

Download the resource flyer


Check the Resource Fair Shuttle map

Open Shuttle Web Map

Upcoming Events