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Historical Activations

Louisiana is always ready for a disaster. The LABEOC regularly conducts exercises with external agencies and participates in internal exercises with our staff on a regular basis. If the LABEOC is not officially activated, you can view the latest news alerts from the state on The team has responded to the following events since it's launch in June 2010.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill                                                  
April 2010
Mississippi River Flooding
April/May 2011
Tropical Storm Lee
September 2011
Tropical Storm Debby
June 2012
Hurricane Isaac
August 2012
Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-4102-LA)
February 2013
Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-4228-LA)
August 2015
Great Floods of Louisiana (DR-4262 / 4277-LA)
August 2016
Livingston and Orleans Parish Tornadoes (DR-4300-LA)
February 2017
Hurricane Harvey
August 2017
Hurricane Barry 
July 2019
COVID-19 Pandemic
March 2020 - June 2021
Tropical Storm Cristobal
June 2020
Combined Storms (T.S. Marco + Hurricane Laura)
August 2020
Hurricane Sally
September 2020
Tropical Storm Beta
September 2020
Hurricane Delta 
October 2020
Hurricane Zeta 

October 2020

Hurricane Ida

August 2021