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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Important Info On Pickup locations for Gustav Evacuations

A Press Release sent out by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:

PEARL – The Mississippi Department of Education is prepared to deploy up to 100 school
buses for people who need to evacuate the Gulf Coast on Sunday.

People living in FEMA travel trailers and mobile homes, Mississippi Cottages and others in
flood hazard areas have been ordered to evacuate Jackson, Hancock and Harrison counties
beginning Sunday at 8 a.m.

The buses will leave en route to pickup sites on the Gulf Coast beginning 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The
buses will take evacuees to pre-designated shelters throughout the state.

The pickup locations are as follows:
Biloxi
*Biloxi Jr. High School Irish Hill Parking Lot
*Biloxi High School Football Stadium on Richard Drive

D’Iberville
*D’Iberville High School on Warrior Drive

Gulfport
*Milner Stadium on 38th Avenue
*Good Deeds Center on Madison Avenue

Long Beach/Pass Christian
*West Harrison County Community Center on West Espy Avenue

Harrison County
*Lizana Elementary School on Lizana School Road
*Saucier Elementary School on 1st Street
*Harrison Central Elementary on Dedeaux Road.

The last bus will leave the coast at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Anyone who cannot get to the community pickup points must call Coast Transportation
Authority at 228-896-8080 immediately to make arrangements to be picked up.

For more info go to http://www.msema.org/
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