Review and Update Insurance Coverage

As we continue through this hurricane season, it is never too late to review your insurance policy, especially if there are any changes to your underwriter.  It is useful to remember that there are two important entities that support the Louisiana Insurance consumers.  The Louisiana Guaranty Association (LIGA) was designed to create a safety net … Continue reading Review and Update Insurance Coverage

Hurricane Season Begins Today

Prep for #HurricaneSeason2022 1. Register for the LABEOC Business Network - 2. Download the Hurricane Toolkit for Business - 3. Visit

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin: Emergency Declaration No. 2021-008 AL, AR, LA, MS, TN, TX

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration August 29, 2021 REGIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2021-008 ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, TEXAS The Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Southern and Western Service Centers hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants issuance of a Regional Emergency Declaration and an exemption from certain … Continue reading Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin: Emergency Declaration No. 2021-008 AL, AR, LA, MS, TN, TX

(Link) Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) Contacts

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LABEOC Alert: Please do not attempt to travel to affected areas until safe!

As emergency responders continue to assess damages, identify closed roads, downed trees and downed power lines it is important that residents DO NOT attempt to travel at this time.


Since 2006, the Statewide Credentialing / Access Program document has been used to facilitate post disaster re-entry. The concepts and procedures associated remain valid and therefore may still be utilized. Attached is the next generation document in the form of a Joint Standard Operating Procedure (JSOP) for disaster re-entry. This JSOP was a collaborative effort … Continue reading LOUISIANA STATEWIDE CREDENTIALING/ACCESS PROGRAM

GOHSEP daily update August 27, 2021

Click to view report: 210827-SITREP

Storm Prep: View our Important Links & Resource Page

The LABEOC did the work for you! Check out our Important Links page ( for all the resources and info you need to prepare and recover from a disaster. Don't forget to sign up for the email updates too -  

Tropical Depression # 9 Key Messages

Tropics are heating up

Two disturbances in the Atlantic have potential for further development over the next 5-days.  While there is no immediate threat to Louisiana, the potential is there in the next 7-10 days.  Everyone should remain vigilant and listen to guidance provide by your local emergency officials.