Tropical Storm Cristobal Update

Tropical Storm Cristobal Update

Tropical Storm Cristobal Update. Image: weather.com.

Staff Report
June 5, 2020
Updated June 8, 2020

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Louisiana late Sunday afternoon. The Dillard University Police Department (DUPD) reported no damage to University property and no on-campus flooding during the storm.

Having moved into the 2020 hurricane season, members of the Dillard community who live in the New Orleans area should prepare with the necessary supplies:

Non-perishable food items, water, batteries, a first aid kit and prescriptions on hand.

COVID supplies--face masks, soaps, sanitizers and disinfectants.

Finally
, team up with neighbors to clear debris from catch basins. 

As a reminder, visit NOLA Ready for storm updates, citywide alerts, evacuation procedures and additional storm preparation tips. 

 

For essential personnel who will be on campus, contact DUPD at 504.816.4911 in case of emergency.

 

Finally, remember to visit e2Campus, Dillard’s emergency alert system, or to sign up or update your profile

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