News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Six years after Hurricane Katrina devastated Mississippi, both the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continue to work with local...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- With 2011 fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourage Mississippians to make emergency preparedness one of...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- This year is almost over, and it’s been more than five years since Hurricane Katrina left widespread destruction along the Mississippi Coast but rebuilding and recovery will continue...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, the face of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and thousands of lives were changed forever. During the five-year recovery process, both...
Monday, May 10, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The recent outbreak of severe weather in the state underscores the role storm shelters can play in community safety. As a result of Hurricane Katrina, more than 40 shelter projects...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Rebuilding in Biloxi as it recovers from the ravages of Hurricane Katrina has been driven by the partnership of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Mississippi...
Monday, April 5, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- One sure sign of recovery from Hurricane Katrina is the return of visitors and locals to the beach to walk, or fish or relax in the sun. With new piers in several communities and a...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The beacon of the Biloxi Lighthouse was turned on this past month for the first time since Hurricane Katrina, marking both an actual and symbolic step in Mississippi’s rebuilding...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Moss Point Mayor Aneice Liddell has big plans for her small city on the Escatawpa River, a city under economic siege long before Hurricane Katrina. Once a bustling industrial city...
Monday, November 2, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts from Aug. 29, 2005 through Oct. 25, 2009: As of Oct. 25, 367 temporary housing units are still occupied in Mississippi – an...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- When thinking about Bay St. Louis, some Mississippians see how things were before Hurricane Katrina; others focus on the wreckage afterwards. But Bay St. Louisians, including new...
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency employees at the Mississippi Recovery Office contributed 4,025 pounds of food to Loaves and Fishes...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- August 29 will mark four years since Hurricane Katrina pummeled Mississippi. Since then, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the Mississippi Emergency...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Hurricane Katrina recovery is like putting together a car, one part at a time so it's a moving, synchronized machine. Hancock County is getting put back together that way, piece by...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts from Aug. 29, 2005 through July 30, 2009: As of July 29, about 529 temporary housing units are still occupied in...
Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency employees at its Area Field Office in Jackson are pitching in to help two food banks replenish their shelves. "The food drive is part of a federal...
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Nearly 2,000 children in Mississippi's lower six counties know a little more about preparedness thanks to the FEMA in the Classroom program.  The Mississippi program developed by the...
Monday, July 13, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. - The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts from Aug. 29, 2005 through July 7, 2009: FEMA's Individual Assistance program has provided nearly $1.3 billion to...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office donated 2,010 pounds of canned and non-perishable food items to Twelve Baskets Food...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Hurricane Katrina interrupted classes at the Gulf Park campus of the University of Southern Mississippi but not for long. The school, which sustained millions of dollars in storm...

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