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Yes, New Orleans is under mandatory evacuation.

There is no "shelter of last resort" as there was with Katrina (Superdome). They have basically said that if you stay, you are on your own.

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Q: Has there been a government order to evacuate New Orleans due to Hurricane Gustav?
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