HURRICANE NATE IMPORTANT INFORMATION – KILN AND LEETOWN SHELTERS OPENING & MANDATORY EVACUATION AREAS

October 6, 2017

Kiln and Leetown Shelters opening on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the American Red Cross and the MS Department of Human Services will be opening the Kiln Shelter located at 18320 Highway 43, Kiln, on Saturday, October 7th at 7:00 A.M.  and the Leetown Shelter located at 28290 Leetown Road, Picayune at 10:00 A.M.  Please make sure to bring all items to be self-contained i.e. bedding, medications, personal hygiene items, drinks and snacks. Pets will not be allowed in the General Population Shelter. For further information, contact the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency at 228-255-0942.

Mandatory evacuation starting on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 A.M. The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, and Cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland have issued a mandatory evacuation on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 A.M.  This evacuation is for all low lying areas, residents living on rivers, river inlets, bayou creeks, and in travel trailers, modular homes or mobile homes, homes under construction and or partially constructed homes. For further information, contact the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency at 228-255-0942.