News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

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Monday, June 30, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of June 25, 2008: Individual support continues with nearly $1.3 billion to individuals and families: 216,554 individuals...
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- When the average person thinks of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its role in the recovery of a community after a disaster, images of the initial response usually...
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- A federal grant will pay for two 5,000-square-foot facilities on the Perkinston Elementary School and Stone Elementary campuses in Stone County. The buildings' design will follow...
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a Helping Hands Workshop to be held 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 17 at the Bay St. Louis-...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The 2008 hurricane season is here and storm preparedness information is available online at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Across south Mississippi, communities are beginning to adopt the new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM). As this process unfolds, federal and state officials encourage...
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Three Mississippi communities will receive more than $250,000 in federal grants for the purchase and installation of nine portable generators that will provide power to critical...
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of May 27, 2008: Individual support continues with nearly $1.3 billion to individuals and families: 216,554...
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Do you or a family member have a disability? Will you be responsible for the care of an elderly adult in case of an emergency or disaster? Do you have small children that will need...
Thursday, May 29, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Restoring business is an important part of recovery from disasters. Businesses that plan for disaster before a storm typically have less damage, loss, and downtime than those that...
Thursday, May 29, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Does a community have a pulse? Decidedly so, according to Hancock County residents. It can be found beating strongly and steadfastly among the resilient and determined citizens...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- With the 2008 hurricane season officially here, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency urge residents to take steps to make their...
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- With the 2008 hurricane season just a week away, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency remind Mississippi residents of the...
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Nearly three years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a portion of the federal temporary housing mission has come to an end. Thirty-four of the forty-two temporary housing...
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of Apr. 25, 2008: Individual support continues with more than $1.2 billion to individuals and families: 216,554...
Monday, April 28, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour and First Lady Marsha Barbour recently honored numerous employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Mississippi...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- As Mississippians continue to recover from Hurricane Katrina, the 2008 hurricane season is fast approaching. Due to the 30-day waiting period following the purchase of a new policy,...
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- A federal grant will pay for a 10,000-square-foot facility in Jackson County's Vancleave community. The building's design will follow established federal guidelines for shelter...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced dates for two upcoming Helping Hands Workshops. The first workshop will be held 7 to...
Friday, April 11, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- In a team effort, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), local governments and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continue to work toward the goal of...

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