Lafayette and Acadiana Emergency Contact List For Hurricane Isaac
As Isaac makes it’s way through the area, plenty of things can go wrong. From downed power lines to other emergencies, hurricanes and other powerful storms can make life difficult as well as dangerous. In order to assist in recovery efforts, here’s a list of emergency contacts for the Acadiana area.
School And Other Closures for Lafayette and Acadiana Area [Updated]
Schools in Acadiana are closed due to Hurricane Isaac. Updates regarding Thursday are being added as we get them so check back for more details.
Sand Bag Availability For Acadiana [Updated]
Sandbags will be available at the following locations:
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Festival International 2012 Unforgettable Moments [Video]
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5 Things To Buy In Lafayette With $1,000
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Mardi Gras 2012 Schedule Of Events
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You Know You Are A Lafayette Mardi Gras Veteran If …
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