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Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

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THE ST. CHARLES PARISH EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER CAN BE REACHED 24/7 AT:
(985) 783-5050


MISSION STATEMENT: The Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is responsible for maintaining written plans for the preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery of any terrorist act, natural or technological disaster that may occur in St. Charles Parish.

Furthermore, the department is responsible for coordinating the plans and operations of the various emergency response agencies such as fire, police, emergency medical services, public works, volunteers, and other groups that respond to emergencies.

The Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is also responsible for building St. Charles Parish's emergency plan as part of a national incident management system capable of responding not only to local or regional emergencies, but also to national security emergencies such as nuclear attack.


ST. CHARLES PARISH IS A CERTIFIED

Storm Ready Community

COMMUNITY BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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The St. Charles Parish Council will hear zoning petitions and will decide to put charter changes on this fall's ballot.
St. Charles Parish held a public meeting to discuss updating the Parish’s hazard mitigation plan.
The LDEQ has identified an asphalt production facility jointly operated by Shell Chemical and IMTT the source of an odor previously reported St. Rose.

Last updated: 7/18/2014 5:33:08 PM