If you do not have the ability to evacuate during a mandatory evacuation, you may seek help via the City of New Orleans’ City-Assisted Evacuation plan.
City-Assisted Evacuation supports those in Orleans Parish who cannot self-evacuate when the city declares a mandatory evacuation. The plan utilizes 17 Evacuspots that transports to State or Federal shelters.
Text EVACNOLA to 77295 if you may need to utilize City-Assisted Evacuation or fill out this Evacuspot Survey.
To find your nearest Evacuspot, use the Evacuspot Locator via NOLA Ready.
For more information about City-Assisted Evacuation, consult this guide from NOLA Ready:
Note: Please be aware if contraflow alters your route when finding an Evacuspot or evacuating the city
The special needs registry informs the City of New Orleans about who would potentially require additional assistance during an emergency. Sign up for NOLA Ready’s registry if you:
Pet owners using City-Assisted Evacuation should:
Additional information for pet owners can be found at: