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Download our guides and resources to get your family, business, and community ready.


Guide to Hurricanes

Preparedness info for hurricanes and tropical storms, including emergency supplies, evacuation planning, sheltering in place, and planning for special needs

Brochures: English Spanish Vietnamese 

Prep Card: English Spanish Vietnamese 

Guide to Tornadoes

 English Spanish Vietnamese 

Guide to Power Outages

 English Spanish Vietnamese 

Emergency Prep Guide for Older Adults & People with Disabilities

 English Spanish Vietnamese 

My Family Emergency Plan Doorhanger

Information for how to create a family emergency plan.

English Spanish 

Generator Safety Doorhanger

Tips on how to use generators safely during power outages in New Orleans. 

English Spanish 

Carbon Monoxide Safety Doorhanger

Information on how to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning when using a generator. 

English Spanish 

Business Continuity Guide

Emergency preparedness guide for NOLA's small businesses


Building Hardening Guide

Guide to retrofitting your building to protect against flooding, wind, hail, and fire.


Emergency Survival Tips for Living Outdoors

A guide for unhoused individuals on natural hazards that occur in New Orleans.


2021 NOLA Ready Annual Report

A review of NOLA Ready's work throughout the 2021 year.


Looking for more resources? Check out these guides from our community partners on how to stay prepared and ready year-round.

Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Guide

Emergency preparedness and risk mitigation guide from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

English Spanish Vietnamese

Queer/Trans Guide to Hurricane Season

Community guide made by Imagine Water Works.


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