News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

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Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Community leaders, residents, visitors and boating enthusiasts look forward to Sept. 17 when a $6.5 million FEMA Public Assistance project begins to reconstruct the city’s...
Friday, August 31, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Two years ago it would have been difficult to find a Gulf Coast resident who could visualize anything positive emerging from Hurricane Katrina's destruction. Today, residents and...
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of Aug. 24, 2007: Individual support continues with more than $1.2 billion to individuals and families: 216,535...
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- A recent ground-breaking ceremony at the Bay St. Louis City Hall Annex marked the beginning of a four-part project totaling more than $51.6 million for repair and renovation to the...
Friday, August 24, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Families who expressed interest in purchasing their travel trailer or park model units will receive letters from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) informing them the...
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation honored the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week for its work supporting heritage resources in Mississippi damaged or...
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Helping Hands workshop Sept. 6 at the Ocean Springs Civic Center. The workshop will...
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippi is making an investment in its future with nearly half a billion dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP...
Thursday, August 16, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce a unique, new Web site devoted solely to matters of recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The FEMA Gulf...
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Exotic creatures like the Florida Manatee, Gulf Sturgeon, American Alligator, Alabama Red-Bellied Turtle, Yellow-blotched Map Turtle, Bald Eagle, and Brown Pelican call this damp,...
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- For the city of Moss Point, key to sound rebuilding is economic redevelopment and planning. For Mayor Xavier Bishop, sound rebuilding also includes preparing for future disasters...
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Even in the mind-numbing heat that defines summers in Mississippi, boys and girls still eagerly take to the field to play America's pastime. A softball field at the Rudy Moran...
Friday, August 10, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The rebuilding of schools on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a top priority for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which has committed more than $185 million in rebuilding...
Friday, August 10, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Re-opened parks and beaches, school groundbreaking ceremonies, and fishing boat lights strung across the southern evening horizon are just a few of the signs pointing to...
Thursday, August 9, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- For a look inside the Mississippi Gulf Coast Recovery process, with its two years of trials and triumphs since Hurricane Katrina, you could do worse than talking to a man named...
Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Cars, roof tops, an old rifle or two, family photos and tons of rotting vegetative matter make up the catch for some Mississippi shrimpers these days. It’s grueling work lifting...
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- All the ingredients are falling into place for Gulfport's ambitious recovery from Hurricane Katrina: a comprehensive master plan, a newly created economic development office, a...
Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of July 26, 2007: Individual support continues with more than $1.2 billion to individuals and families: 216,528...
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The first nails have been driven, the first walls have been erected, and the first sets of permanent steps have been installed. Most important to families in Pearlington, work...
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Some say there is strength in numbers. If true, the cities of Pearlington and Gulfport will have the strength of ten Samsons thanks to a little hope, a lot of youth, and the hard...

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