Alabama Hurricane Katrina (DR-1605)

Incident period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 1, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- With Katrina’s landfall, disaster recovery workers around the country, including in Florida, mobilized to respond. Long term recovery staff in Florida continue their efforts on behalf of those affected by the six hurricanes that have made landfall in the state since last August, while supporting the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response in areas heavily impacted by Hurricane Katrina’s second landfall.
August 31, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), today warned people who suffered damages from Hurricane Katrina to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean and repair disaster damaged property or remove disaster debris.
August 31, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security’s Principal Federal Officer for Hurricane Katrina response and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, announced that federal resources and support are continuing for states impacted by Hurricane Katrina, one of the most devastating hurricanes to hit the United States.
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
? 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.

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