Evacuation orders for parishes throughout Acadiana


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Here’s a list of evacuation orders in Acadiana.


Starting immediately Acadia Parish government is issuing a voluntary evacuation order for lower / flood prone areas of the parish.


Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard is recommending that all residents of Iberia Parish consider voluntarily evacuating as soon as possible, especially those:

* Living in areas vulnerable to potential storm surges, including, but not limited to the area West of U. S. Highway 90 and South of Louisiana Highway 14; which area is more particularly displayed on the map attached hereto;
* Living in low-lying areas along lakes, bayous, streams and drainage structures that have experienced flooding in the past;
* Living in a structure that has experienced flooding following heavy rain events;
* Without hurricane-safe housing;
* Having special medical needs; and/or
* Having special transportation needs

Richard urges all residents to check their emergency supplies, create a protective plan of action for their families and pets


voluntary evacuation has been issued for low-lying areas of Jeff Davis Parish. No transportation will be provided. Anyone with special needs or requirements, call 211 for information.


St. Martin Parish President Chester Cedars has signed a voluntary evacuation order for residents of Lower St. Martin Parish (Stephensville/Belle River) due to the possible threat of high water as a result of Hurricane Ida.


UPDATE: Due to the threat of Hurricane Ida, St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff has issued a voluntary evacuation for all of St. Mary Parish starting at 6 p.m. Friday, August 27.

A MANDATORY EVACUATION has been issued for all areas south of the Intracoastal Waterway, including Burns Point and Cypremort Point effective Saturday, August 28, at 8 a.m.

A voluntary evacuation has been issued for Morgan City as of 6 P.M. August 27, 2021.

Residents who require power or have special medical needs are urged to evacuate.


The Vermilion Parish Police Jury President has issued a Mandatory Evacuation for Special Needs Patients South of Hwy 14 ***ONLY***

All special needs patients evacuating must be at Maurice Community Care Clinic by 4:00pm Saturday, August 28th to be transported to a special needs shelter up north.


Calcasieu Parish Police Jury President Brian Abshire signed a Proclamation of a State of Emergency as well as an Executive Order imposing a voluntary evacuation for Calcasieu Parish residents due to anticipated high winds and rain associated with Hurricane Ida.

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