Conduct of an actual evacuation will be the responsibility of the Mayor of New Orleans in coordination with the Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness, and the OEP Shelter Coordinator.
Joseph H. Matthews is a deputy fire chief and is the Director of Orleans parish Office of Emergency Preparedness.
Mobile Alabama used it's buses. Still working on Mississppi.
School buses and the city's transit system were made available Sunday afternoon to assist anyone needing help escaping the flood threat. Shelters opened Sunday at six schools in Mobile County. Baldwin County opened shelters at five schools. Around the state, 26 shelters were being opened for evacuees.