Hurricane Katrina isn't making it easy to keep in touch with people throughout the region.
People are looking for numbers to help the find out about friends and relatives.
Here's some of the numbers which may be able to help.
Mississippi Emergency Management - 800-445-6362
Alabama Emergency Management - 800-843-0699
Louisiana Emergency Preparedness - 225-342-5470
These locations may not have specifics on everyone and every area, but they can point you to the right people to find out what information you need.