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Emergency Information

Available Maps

Municipality Information

City of Baker Flood Information and Website

City of Central Website

City of Zachary Flood Information and Website

Debris Removal Information:

Debris removal questions? Call 888-721-4372

Right of Entry Debris Collection Form to allow debris collection on private property.

Permitting and Inspection Information:

East Baton Rouge

Baker - 225-778-0850

Central - 225-262-5000

Zachary - 225-654-6873

Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs):

DRC Sites currently open in East Baton Rouge Parish- 8:00AM - 6:00PM

New Hope Outreach Center
5925 Greenwell Springs Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Zachary's Men Club
5746 Rollins Road
Zachary, LA 70791

St. Louis King of France Catholic Church
2121 N. Sherwood Forest Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Celtic Media Centre
10000 Celtic Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

There is also one mobile disaster recovery center:

City of Central Parking Lot
13421 Hooper Road
Central, LA 70818


Donating money:

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has a fund with an online donation link. This goes to support local agencies that are active in helping the recovery effort.

The City of Baton Rouge has a fund that is accepting checks to Finance Department, Attn: Linda Hunt, P.O. Box 1471, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 with the word “FLOOD” or “FLOOD 2016” written in the memo line.


DOTD Bus Service Information

FEMA Disaster Assistance: website or 1-800-621-FEMA

Pet Information: Information on lost pets or shelter location can be found on the Companion Animal Alliance website

Volunteers : All volunteers who want to volunteer in shelters that are affiliated with the Red Cross will need to register with Red Cross before they can volunteer. Additionally, volunteers must be at least 18 years old. They can register on line through the Red Cross website.

Road Closures

There are no emergency related road closures at this time.

Sand and Sandbags

 There are no open sand and sandbag locations at this time.


There are no open shelters at this time.

Government Closures

There are no government closures at this time.

School Closures

There are no school closures at this time.

Service Cancellations

There are no service cancellations at this time.

Helpful Links to Emergency Information
American Red Cross
Flight Information at Baton Rouge
Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Hotel Availability Information
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Louisiana District of the USGS (River Stages)
Louisiana State Police Emergency Page
National Hurricane Center
National Weather Service
Traffic Information

Helpful Phone Numbers
Emergency calls should be made first to
East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency # 911
American Red Cross(866) 438-4636 (1-866-GET-INFO)
Animal Control Services(225) 774-7700
Baton Rouge City Police(225) 389-3831
Baton Rouge Fire Department(225) 354-1400
Baton Rouge Shelters1-866-GET-INFO (438-4636)
City of Baker(225) 778-0300
City of Central(225) 262-5000
City of Zachary(225) 654-0026
DEMCO(225) 261-1160 (Power Outages)
Department of Public Works(225) 389-3158
EBR Floodplain Manager(225) 389-3196
Entergy 1-800-9OUTAGE
Gouging Complaints (Atty. General)1-800-488-2770
Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness(225) 925-7500
Mayor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness(225) 389-2100
Sheriff's Office(225) 389-5000
Special Needs Shelter Hotline1-800-349-1372
State Police: Alabama(334) 242-4378
State Police: Louisiana (Road Closures)1-800-469-4828
State Police: Louisiana (Troop A)(225) 754-8500
State Police: Mississippi(601) 987-1430
U.S. Geological Survey(225) 389-0281
24Hour Flight Information:
American Airlines1-800-223-5436
Delta Airlines1-800-325-1999
United Airlines