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LA Speaks: Jacques Thibodeaux (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-05-31

Duration: 00:06:39

Subjects: Louisiana. Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness | Emergency management | Disaster response and recovery | Hurricanes


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Thibodeaux, Jacques Interviewee


This segment from the May 31, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Jacques Thibodeaux, the director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP). He discusses: GOHSEP’s preparations for hurricane season; how individuals can prepare for hurricane season; evacuation routes; and the importance of planning for all hazards. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.