Monday, November 07, 2005

Situation Report for New Orleans, 11/4/2005

City Of New Orleans
Mayors Office of Communications
1300 Perdido Street, Suite 2E04
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Situation Report for New Orleans
(New Orleans, LA) The City of New Orleans will release regular updates, or Situation Reports, detailing the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city and the progress of rebuilding efforts. Reports will be posted on the City's website,

A toll free information hotline had been set up for citizens offering a message with important information- 877-286-6431

As of Friday, November 4, 2005:

* Railroad crossing signals may not be functioning. Everyone should exercise caution when driving and crossing railroad tracks.

* In the targeted zip codes of 70112, 70113, 70114, 70115, 70116, 70118, 70130 and 70131, a 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. curfew is in effect. No one may be outside on foot or in a vehicle at these times. Those areas include Algiers, the Central Business District, the French Quarter and Uptown. In all other areas, the curfew is 8 p.m. - 6 a.m.

9th Ward Re-Entry
All streets on the north and south side of North Claiborne Avenue are open for 'Look and Leave' visitation. Residents may return to see the extent of damage to their property and to gather personal valuables.

A command center will be located at North Claiborne and Caffin Avenues, and New Orleans Police Department and National Guard vehicles will be patrolling the streets if residents need assistance.


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