News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

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Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts in Mississippi as of Dec. 1, 2008: Individual support continues with nearly $1.3 billion to individuals and families...
Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Following Hurricane Katrina, more than 6,000 Mississippi residents received a three-year, FEMA-funded group flood insurance policy. Each applicant that received federal assistance...
Monday, October 20, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Helping Hands Workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 22 in Bay St. Louis at the...
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts in Mississippi as of Oct. 1, 2008: Individual support continues with nearly $1.3 billion to individuals and families...
Monday, September 29, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. --The City of Bay St. Louis will receive federal funds to upgrade a new fire station to federal shelter standards. The improved fire station will serve as a safe haven for first...
Monday, September 22, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Despite hurricanes Gustav and Ike making landfall along the gulf coast in recent days, the Federal Emergency Management Agency?s (FEMA) Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office (...
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Jackson County School District will receive a federal grant to permanently relocate the St. Martin High School and build a shelter in the new facility. The Federal Emergency...
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- A federal grant will pay for a 5,000-square-foot facility on the Stone Middle School campus in Stone County. The building's design will follow established federal guidelines for...
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Field assessment teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are currently examining FEMA travel trailers and mobile homes provided after Hurricane Katrina to determine...
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Employees of FEMA's Transitional Recovery Office (TRO) in Biloxi are returning to the Gulf Coast following the pass through by Hurricane Gustav. The TRO temporarily relocated...
Monday, September 1, 2008 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Additional operators are available at Mississippi Maintenance Call Center in Jackson, Miss. to assist families currently living in FEMA-provided temporary housing as a result of...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Two Mississippi-based architectural firms have collaborated with numerous local, state and federal representatives from various departments to rebuild and upgrade three unique...
Monday, August 25, 2008 - 00:00
2 Services at FEMA's Mississippi Maintenance Applicant Support Call Center in Jackson, Miss. have been interrupted only on two occasions, when tornado warnings were issued and staff evacuated the...
Monday, August 25, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- In the southwestern corner of Hancock County, Miss. between Biloxi and New Orleans and only a mile from the Gulf of Mexico sat Charles B. Murphy Elementary School in Pearlington....
Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Federal grants will fund four new evacuation shelter facilities in several Hancock County communities. The Leetown and Necaise communities will build two, 3,678-square-foot shelters...
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Hundreds of case managers from the various volunteer organizations of the Katrina Aid Today (KAT) consortium will be able to continue providing much-needed case management assistance...
Friday, August 1, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- As Mississippi heads into the height of the 2008 hurricane season, federal and state officials encourage people to stay tuned to their weather radio. Buying a National Oceanic...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Benjamin A. "Alec" Watson has been named acting director for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office (TRO), leading the federal...
Friday, July 18, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- While the number of families occupying federal temporary housing has declined significantly in the past 35 months, efforts to assist the remaining 5,000 families remain strong....
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Lights, camera, action! The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office (TRO) raised the curtain on a new initiative created especially for...

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