Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

StormReady_logo-2           St. Tammany recognized as StormReady® Community

Mission Statement
To protect the lives, property, and infrastructure of St. Tammany Parish from all hazards, through preparedness, prevention, response, and recovery.

Vision StatementThe St. Tammany Parish’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is committed to building and sustaining a safer, more resilient St. Tammany Parish, where the whole community is prepared for and can recover from any emergency.

Mission ObjectivesDevelop and maintain a comprehensive and effective All Hazards Emergency Operation Plan.
Provide public awareness programs throughout the parish.
Provide emergency situational awareness information and warnings to the public.
Activate and manage the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies.
Participate in disaster drills and exercises involving all stakeholders.
Coordinate with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure a seamless response to emergencies.
Assist with the recovery of St. Tammany Parish from all hazards.
The authority, roles, and responsibilities related to natural and manmade disasters including those of the Parish President, the Director, and The Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness are outlined in Revised statutes known as the “THE LOUISIANA HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE AND DISASTER ACT” and include collectively La. RS 29:721 through La. RS 29:739.

Emergency Information
Emergency Declarations

Click the button below to access any emergency declarations, including weather related declarations, Infectious disease declarations, and any other executive orders issued by the Parish President.

Emergency Declarations

Sandbag Locations
(Possible locations - Opening of Sandbag locations will be posted in our news section)

St. Tammany Parish Government - Building - 21410 Koop Dr., Mandeville, LA 70471.
St. Tammany Parish Public Works - Airport Road Barn- 34783 Grantham College Rd. Slidell, LA 70460.
St. Tammany Parish Public Works - Fritchie Barn- 63119 Highway 1090 in Pearl River, LA 70452.
St. Tammany Parish Public Works Barn - Keller Barn- 63131 Fish Hatchery Road, Lacombe, LA 70445.
St. Tammany Parish Public Works Barn - Covington Barn- 1305 N. Florida Street, Covington, LA 70433.
The Old Levee District Site - 61134 Military Road (Hwy 1090) Slidell, LA
River Gauges
Sign up for St. Tammany Alert Telecommunications (STAT)
Sign up today for an St. Tammany Alert Telecommunications(STAT) account to receive Text, Voice, Email and Push Notifications for Parish emergencies.


Emergency Preparedness Resources