2012 Hurricane Season Pre-Disaster Readiness Following a presidentially declared disaster an impacted area is entitled to receive federal assistance through FEMA grants FEMA programs: Public Assistance Individual Assistance Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Pre-Disaster Planning Inventory of public infrastructure Pictures, videos & GIS coordinates, value, insurance Store inventory in a safe location, not in a facility that is likely to be destroyed Individual Assistance Know your community: minority, elderly, special needs, uninsured populations Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Pre-Disaster Planning Contracts: Gap Analysis - Determine needs & contracts for those needs Primary - Pre-event contracts in place Secondary - Develop list of pre-qualified contractors Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Request for a Presidential Declaration: What we need from you: Have a comprehensive initial damage assessment Be organized & prepared to receive the State-FEMA PDA team Appoint someone to investigate & report on the economic impact of the event Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Documentation Critical for reimbursement (2 nd biggest reason for deobligation) Pre-event policies that allow overtime Maintenance records Force account labor & equipment Insurance received Assure that contractors provide detailed accounting for charges: who did what, where & when Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Procurement Critical for reimbursement (first biggest reason for de-obligation) Must follow 44 CFR 13.36 Cost analysis needed for RFP & when FEMA questions reasonable cost Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Debris Operations Very complicated with lots of moving pieces, i.e. push & shove, removal, disposal (burn sites), leaner & hangers Best practice: Have a person that understands debris operations & monitors the contractors - DO NOT rely upon the contractors to be FEMA compliant Lots of money at stake in debris operations - pay close attention Are You Ready?
2012 Hurricane Season Debris Operations Resources Are You Ready? To access, visit: http://gohsep.la.gov/legal.aspx & select Debris Management Guide & Procurement Guide links in our Legal Library section
2012 Hurricane Season Storm Type2011 Named Storms19 Hurricanes (CAT 1, 2)4 Major Hurricanes (CAT 3, 4, 5)3 1 landfall in Louisiana - TS Lee 2011 season tied for 3 rd busiest on record Tied with 1887, 1995 & 2010 Hurricane Irene became 1 st hurricane to hit the US (east coast) since Ike in 2008 Tropical Depressions 1 Tropical Storms (includes 1 unnamed storm) 12 Category 1 3 Category 2 0 Category 3 2 Category 4 2 Category 5 0 2011 Hurricane Season
2012 Hurricane Season 2012 Season Outlook Forecasters indicate conditions are less favorable for hurricane development this season Colorado State Universitys 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast calls for an about normal season 10 named storms, including four hurricanes & two hurricanes with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater (Saffir/Simpson category 3-4-5 are considered major hurricanes) * Colorado State Universitys forecast as of April 26, 2012
2012 Hurricane Season Plan ahead Prepare a Family Disaster Plan Maintain a Disaster Supply Kit Stock essentials for at least 72 hours Stay aware - watch/listen to your local news Listen to your public officials Hurricane Preparedness Individual Responsibility
2012 Hurricane Season LEGEND Status Feedback Request for Support State Operations State Operations Parish EOC Intrastate Mutual Aid Intrastate Mutual Aid Contracts Rents etc. Contracts Rents etc. Federal Assistance Federal Assistance EMAC State To State Assets EMAC State To State Assets Emergency Management Process State Agency Assets State Agency Assets ESF Contracts Rents etc. ESF Contracts Rents etc. Business EOC Business EOC Parish Assets Parish Assets
2012 Hurricane Season Declaration Process Authorizes use of Federal Resources Authorizes use of State Resources Authorizes use of Parish Resources
2012 Hurricane Season Receives, Validates, Authorizes & Tracks Support Maintain Linkage Request Support Provides Support & Tracks Request For Support Provide SITREP Primary: WebEOC Other: FAX, Phone, e-mail, 800/700 MHz Statewide radio, Satellite phone Request Methodology
2012 Hurricane Season H-Hour Is Set As The Projected Onset Of Tropical Force Winds Striking The Coast Of Louisiana The National Weather Service Uses Landfall, Which Is The Eyewall Of The Storm Making Landfall State H-Hour Definition Critical That We Are All On Same Timeline
2012 Hurricane Season Key Storm Resources Hurrevac Storm Tracking
2012 Hurricane Season Emergency Public Information
2012 Hurricane Season Emergency Public Information Louisiana Hurricane Survival Guides The States Joint Information Center (JIC) The Louisiana Emergency Alert System (EAS) & NOAA Weather Radio
2012 Hurricane Season Emergency Public Information Get A Game Plan Campaign www.getagameplan.org
2012 Hurricane Season Emergency Public Information www.emergency.gov
2012 Hurricane Season Public service announcements via television, radio, web & print media to include the Critter Plan series Donna Douglas
2012 Hurricane Season Emergency Public Information Storm Protect series public service announcements via television, radio, web & print media Educate To Mitigate Campaign www.getagameplan.org/planmitigate.htm
2012 Hurricane Season Get a Game Plan Published Version 1.4 Awaiting iTunes Approval GOHSEP Apps For General Public Use Awaiting iTunes Approval ConceptualDesign Phase General Public GOHSEP Apps Targeted to the First Responder Community Get a Business Plan Published Version 1.0 Louisiana Command College App
2012 Hurricane Season Louisiana AlertFM Deployment Create & send digital alerts & messages based on geographic or organizational groupings Messages are delivered to the data subcarrier of existing FM transmitters around the US to multiple receiving devices equipped with a standard FM chip Overlapping signals of FM stations ensure rapid message transmission even when other communications systems are disrupted No recurring usage fees paid by government customers after initial license fee
2012 Hurricane Season I-59 North Contraflow I-10 to Mississippi Milepost 21 - 32 miles Slidell to Pearl River County MS 1 Loading Point - I-10 I-59 North Contraflow I-10 to Mississippi Milepost 21 - 32 miles Slidell to Pearl River County MS 1 Loading Point - I-10 I-55 North Contraflow I-12 to Mississippi Milepost 31 - 63 miles Hammond to Lincoln County MS 1 Loading Point - I-12 I-55 North Contraflow I-12 to Mississippi Milepost 31 - 63 miles Hammond to Lincoln County MS 1 Loading Point - I-12 I-10 West Contraflow Clearview to US 51 - 17 miles Metairie to LaPlace 4 Loading Points - Clearview (2 points), Veterans & Williams I-10 West Contraflow Clearview to US 51 - 17 miles Metairie to LaPlace 4 Loading Points - Clearview (2 points), Veterans & Williams I-10 East 3 Lanes EB from I-510 to I-12 21 miles I-10 East 3 Lanes EB from I-510 to I-12 21 miles Causeway/US 190 North 2 Lanes NB from I-10 to I-12 30 miles Causeway/US 190 North 2 Lanes NB from I-10 to I-12 30 miles Contraflow
State Shelter At LSU-A Capacity: General Pop. 2,500, 200 Medical Special Needs & 200 FMS Total Living Area: 216,629 Sq. Ft. Alexandria
Shreveport Westpark Potential 1,500 Shreveport Westpark Potential 1,500 Bastrop Former Wal-Mart 1,600 Bastrop Former Wal-Mart 1,600 Shreveport Hirsch 1,600 Shreveport Hirsch 1,600 Alexandria State Shelter 2,500 Alexandria State Shelter 2,500 Shreveport Jewella Building 2,400 Shreveport Jewella Building 2,400 Baton Rouge Undisclosed 60 Baton Rouge Undisclosed 60 Critical Transportation Needs Shelters Shreveport Riverview Theater 500 Shreveport Riverview Theater 500 Homer Wade Correctional Ctr. 120 Homer Wade Correctional Ctr. 120 CTNS Sex Offender Total 10,100Total 120 Unaccompanied Minors Total 60
Bossier City Bossier Civic Center 90 Bossier City Bossier Civic Center 90 Hammond - SLU Kinesiology Bldg. 200 Hammond - SLU Kinesiology Bldg. 200 Lafayette Heymann Center 160 Lafayette Heymann Center 160 FMS - Monroe ULM Ewing Coliseum 150 FMS - Monroe ULM Ewing Coliseum 150 Lake Charles - McNeese Recreation Complex 150 Lake Charles - McNeese Recreation Complex 150 Thibodeaux Nicholls State Ayo Hall 200 Thibodeaux Nicholls State Ayo Hall 200 FMS- Baton Rouge Field House 500 FMS- Baton Rouge Field House 500 FMS-Alexandria River Center 250 FMS-Alexandria River Center 250 Baton Rouge LSU Maravich Ctr. 300 Baton Rouge LSU Maravich Ctr. 300 FMS-Grambling Intramural Sports Center 200 FMS-Grambling Intramural Sports Center 200 Alexandria LSU-A State Shelter 200 FMS / 200 MSNS Medical Special Needs Shelters Federal Medical Stations MSNS Total 1,450 FMS Total 1,150
2012 Hurricane Season Point to Point Shelters Total: 11,910 In partnership with the American Red Cross West Carroll Lingo Center (452) St John Parish West Carroll Lingo Center (452) St John Parish Vermilion North Vermilion High (475) Vermilion Parish Vermilion North Vermilion High (475) Vermilion Parish Bossier CenturyTel (1,400) Assumption Parish Bossier CenturyTel (1,400) Assumption Parish Natchitoches NSU-PE Majors Bldg (300) St Bernard Parish Natchitoches NSU-PE Majors Bldg (300) St Bernard Parish Acadia LSU-E Evangeline Parish St Landry Parish Acadia LSU-E Evangeline Parish St Landry Parish Acadia Acadia Baptist Ctr (Unk) Acadia Parish Acadia Acadia Baptist Ctr (Unk) Acadia Parish Rapides Rapides Coliseum (1,100) St Martin Parish St Mary Parish Rapides Rapides Coliseum (1,100) St Martin Parish St Mary Parish Vernon East Leesville Elem (100) Beauregard Parish Vernon East Leesville Elem (100) Beauregard Parish Red River Springville Middle (250) Plaquemines Parish Red River Springville Middle (250) Plaquemines Parish Ouachita Monroe Civic Center (2,776) Terrebonne Parish Ouachita Monroe Civic Center (2,776) Terrebonne Parish Tangipahoa Westside Elementary (400) St James Parish Tangipahoa Westside Elementary (400) St James Parish Caldwell Caldwell Comm. Center (356) American Legion Hall (300) Beauregard Parish Caldwell Caldwell Comm. Center (356) American Legion Hall (300) Beauregard Parish Tangipahoa Hammond High (1,115) St Charles Parish Tangipahoa Hammond High (1,115) St Charles Parish Ouachita Marbles Rec. Center (465) Adler Rec. Center (496) Johnson Rec. Center (452) St John Parish Ouachita Marbles Rec. Center (465) Adler Rec. Center (496) Johnson Rec. Center (452) St John Parish Ouachita Robinson Center (445) Benoit Center (576) Powell St Comm Center (452) Lafourche Parish Ouachita Robinson Center (445) Benoit Center (576) Powell St Comm Center (452) Lafourche Parish
Georgia Texas Louisiana Arkansas Current Out Of State Sheltering Commitments Host State Agreements State General Population Georgia 5,000 Arkansas 4,000 Texas 10,000 Tennessee 3,500 Total 22,500 DOTD maintains contingency contract for coach buses Federal contingency plans for air transport Tennessee
2012 Hurricane Season Host State Liaison Teams Deployed at H-72 to Host States Team composition GOHSEP-Team Leader-Host State EOC DCFS-Shelter LNO-Host State EOC DOTD-Transportation LNO Parish representative (as needed) Purpose Coordinate with state emergency management Maintain situational awareness Provide consistent messaging to evacuees
2012 Hurricane Season Re-Entry Operations General Information Time Phased Re-Entry Process (driven by Parish) Post Event Planning Cell @ H-72 Host State Liaison Teams In-state sheltering priorities for closure Priority 1 - revenue generating Priority 2 - universities & schools Priority 3 - non-revenue state supported