Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 30, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A team of medical specialists from Massachusetts has been deployed to the Gulf Coast states to assist in the response effort to Hurricane Katrina. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed the Massachusetts-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to be ready to assist communities in the area with emergency medical needs following Hurricane Katrina.
August 30, 2005
News Release
? Hurricane Katrina Resources WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Emergency management officials are appealing to residents of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who evacuated in advance of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall to stay put.
August 30, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A team of medical specialists from North Carolina has been deployed to the Gulf Coast states to assist in the response effort to Hurricane Katrina. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed the North Carolina-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to be ready to assist communities in the area with emergency medical needs following Hurricane Katrina.
August 30, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Technical experts with information on how to make homes and businesses safer from disasters will be temporarily available at the following Panhandle area home improvement stores starting Wednesday, Aug. 31. Home Depot 5309 North Davis Hwy (Brent Lane) Pensacola Lowe’s 1421 Tiger Park Lane Gulf Breeze Home Depot 414B Mary Esther Cutoff NW Ft. Walton Beach Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., until further notice
August 30, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A team of medical specialists from Texas has been deployed to the Gulf Coast states to assist in the response effort to Hurricane Katrina. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed the Texas-3 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to be ready to assist communities in the area with emergency medical needs following Hurricane Katrina.
August 30, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A team of medical specialists from Oklahoma has been deployed to the Gulf Coast states to assist in the response effort to Hurricane Katrina. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed the Oklahoma-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to be ready to assist communities in the area with emergency medical needs following Hurricane Katrina.

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