Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security

ONLINE DOCUMENTS

FEMA Flood Maps
Acadia Parish Evacuation Map

Business Hours:  
8:00 am to 4:30 pm; Monday through Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Central point for emergency planning within the Parish.
  • Plans and participates in a myriad of emergency drills.
  • Maintain and operate the Emergency Operations Center for use by officials during emergency situations.
  • Works closely with local emergency organizations including the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the Southwest Louisiana Hurricane Task Force, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security , the American Red Cross, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • OHSEP is the central coordinating agency for all outside assistance in emergency situations [e.g. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Response Commission (NRC)].
  • Continuing education in modern emergency management techniques, practices, and procedures.
  • Public awareness of hazards through promotional campaigns, publications and speaking engagements.
  • Administer floodplain management, junk, grass cutting, and condemnation ordinances.
  • Enforce ordinance compliance with regard to health and safety, junk vehicles, junk items, garbage and trash, and condemnation of unsafe structures in Acadia Parish.
  • Prepare studies, plans, ordinances, and conduct investigations as requested by the Police Jury and concerned citizens.
  • Floodplain management for unincorporated areas.
  • Administer Federal, State, and Local Grant Programs.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lee Hebert
Director
lee@apso.org

Phone:  337-783-4357
Cell: 337-523-2679
Fax:  337-788-8852

Physical Address:
568 Northeast Court Circle
Crowley, Louisiana 70526

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box A
Crowley, Louisiana 70527-6001

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