Hurricane Season


How to Set Up and Run a “Map Your Neighborhood” Program

I’ve been interested in doing a “Map Your Neighborhood” program here in New Orleans to be better able to respond to hurricanes and their aftermath.  I think this blogger lives in Washington State and has since ceased blogging here. Along the Gulf Coast many evacuate ahead of major hurricanes. Yet, in New Orleans some will…


Getting ready for Hurricane Season

Before a Hurricane To prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan. Know your surroundings. Learn the elevation level of your property and whether the land is flood-prone. This will help you know how your property will be…


New Orleans opens hurricane season with StormFest 2013

Join us for the first ever StormFest 2013!, presented by Goodchildren Social Aid & Pleasure Club. We’ll have an array of information, activities, food and fun to start the season right! Beginning at 12 noon, there will be a prayer service conducted by the Marianites of Holy Cross in the Chapel, to intercede for the…