Department of Emergency Preparedness

The Emergency Preparedness Department's main function is to safely and effectively manage technological and natural disasters.

This is done by effectively managing the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery phases of any incident.
Thus, the Parish President has empowered this office to work as a team with parish employees, fire department personnel, emergency medical services, law enforcement (local, state, and federal), industry, hospitals, and the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness and numerous other local, state, and federal agencies, to effectively assist the general public, who after all is our client.

  Entergy is Storm Ready!  
Click the link below to read information regarding their preparation efforts. 


Francis Hymel
Director of Emergency Preparedness
P. O. Box 106, Convent, LA 70723
(225) 562-2310

Ryan Donadieu
Assistant Director of Emergency Preparedness

Tiffany Chauvin
Administrative Assistant
(225) 562-2265

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
24-Hour Emergency Phone:
(225) 562-2364 or
(225) 562-2200
24-Hour Fax: (225) 562-2269


Emergency Application Sign Up to Receive Text Notifications 
Helpful Links
Informative Documents
Message From the President
Mosquito Operations
Volunteer Fire Departments



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