News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

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Tuesday, July 17, 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 Mississippi’...
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Sidney Melton has been named director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency?s (FEMA) Mississippi Transitional Recovery Office (TRO). As...
Monday, July 2, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- In an effort to help Mississippians continue their personal recovery, federal officials will step up efforts to help families transition to permanent housing. Individual...
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Recovery of Mississippi Gulf Coast towns and cities from Hurricane Katrina is a collage of realities and dreams, of traditions and new development, of private finance and federal...
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Nearly 30,000 Mississippi families have moved out of temporary travel trailers and mobile homes and on with their personal recovery. The deadline for temporary housing assistance...
Monday, June 4, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippi is bouncing back from Hurricane Katrina's devastation.  Like the mythological phoenix, the bird rising out of the ashes of destruction, the state's coast is being reborn...
Friday, June 1, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Local officials and news media representatives in Mississippi’s three coastal counties attended meetings this week to learn about the engineering and technical methods behind the...
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Property owners in Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties are getting two new resources?a call center and a Web site? that will provide them with information on the work being...
Friday, May 25, 2007 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- Officials at FEMA's Transitional Recovery Office (TRO) in Biloxi are warning occupants of FEMA-provided travel trailers and mobile homes that a scam associated with the sale of...
Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- While Eliza Doolittle, from "My Fair Lady," may have told us that "In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire, hurricanes hardly ever happen," they are a fact of life on the Mississippi...
Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of May 18, 2007: Individual support continues with more than $1.1 billion to individuals and families: 216,513...
Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Welcome to Fayard’s neighborhood grocery store and gas station – a Gulf Coast institution where legendary po’ boys and fresh-cut meat are served with a special flavor of charm...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- With June 1 right around the corner, everyone should take the necessary steps to prepare for hurricane season. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the U.S....
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Some say the devil is in the details. For caregivers of those with disabilities or special needs, it’s the attention given to details that makes a good disaster plan for the...
Monday, May 21, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Governor Haley Barbour declared May 21-25 Hurricane Preparedness Week in Mississippi and this is an excellent time for residents to make sure their home has a disaster supply kit...
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Eligible occupants of temporary housing provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may now purchase their travel trailer,...
Monday, April 30, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Get your flood insurance now and be covered for hurricane season. That’s the message from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Before hurricane season begins, homeowners and renters should make an inventory of all the items in their homes, according to state and federal officials. The U.S. Department of...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts to date: Individual support continues with more than $1.1 billion to individuals and families: 216,509 individuals and...
Monday, April 23, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Within days following Hurricane Katrina, Project Recovery counselors began to offer an ear, a shoulder, a hand to help Mississippians cope with all the emotions emerging from the...

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