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New Orleans launches NOLA Ready, a new high-tech emergency text and voice notification system

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

  • Capt. Kirk Bouyelas
  • The City of New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness
NOLA Ready, the emergency alert system, will send real-time emergency information that may include rain storms, evacuations, threatening levee breaches, loss of power and communication disruptions to first responders, emergency managers, business owners, tourists and registered residents. The messages will be sent via email, cell phones, pagers, Blackberry's and Treo's.

To register for NOLA Ready all citizens can log onto the website at


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