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Tangi Alert — The Free Emergency Notification Service for Residents of Tangipahoa Parish


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What is Tangi Alert?

This is an emergency notification program will provide residents with alerts about any hazardous event. Messages will be sent to residents on their preferred contact paths—cell phone, SMS, home phone, email, fax, pager and more—to ensure real-time access to potentially lifesaving information.

1. Creating Your Account

When you click "Sign Up" you will be asked to create an account. Below are the steps you will need to follow in order to complete your account creation.
  • Create a Username - Usernames must be a minimum of 4 acceptable characters. Acceptable characters are: uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, period, dash (-), underscore (_), and at symbol (@). No other characters or symbols are permitted at this time.
  • Create a Password - Passwords must be 8 to 64 characters long and contain at least one letter and one number. Special characters are permitted, but limited to !@#$%^&*().
  • Select a security question and enter its answer.
  • Enter a Registration Email Address - This address is used to send temporary passwords if you forget your credentials.
  • Accept the Terms of Use by checking the box. Click "Create Your Account".
  • Accept the Terms of Use by checking the box.
  • Click "Create Your Account".

2. Completing Your Profile

After creating your user name and password, you'll be brought to a page where you can complete your profile. This is where you enter your personal information, including First Name, Last Name and Registration Email.

Next, you will select how you want to receive alerts. Options may include SMS text messages, email, mobile phones, landlines, or a mobile application for Android and iOS devices. The order you set these contact paths will be the order we will try and reach you in the event of an emergency.

You can also register as a resident or business — simply use your company name for first and last name if registering a business.

3. Choose Your Location Preferences

We send alerts based on a geographical location on a map. Insert up to five addresses for which you want to receive an alert if the location is affected by an incident or upcoming event.

IMPORTANT - If the address you provided is not in our database of known addresses for our jurisdiction, you will be presented with other options to add your address into this system, including:
  • Selection from a list of suggested addresses
  • Dropping a pin to select your location on the map (Microsoft Silverlight plug-in is required)
You will not receive any location based alerts if you do not provide a complete address.

4. Sign Up for Alerts You Care About

You'll be presented with various alert subscriptions to sign up for. These could be important community alerts, weather notifications, etc.


Once you have finished and saved your account, you have successfully signed up. If you have any questions, call 985-748-3211.
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