NEW ORLEANS -- The City is looking for volunteers to participate in a full scale evacuation drill to assess the city's evacuation plan. 

The drill will be will held from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday May 17 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Dr., Hall H. 

The City is looking for hundreds of people to participate in a variety of roles to test the plan which is designed to help up to 40,000 people in Orleans Parish leave the city during a mandatory evacuation.

New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) and will lead the exercise. 

To participate, fill out the registration form here:

Lunch and parking will be provided at the Convention Center.