News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Rita (DR-1607)

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Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced $16.9 million in additional funding to continue restoring the city's...
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Plans to construct LeBlanc Elementary School are progressing after the new facility received a "green light" from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 00:00
CAMERON, La. -- Future storm damages are less likely to occur when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) join forces and provide extra funding to...
Monday, September 28, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La.  -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) today announced nearly $2 million in additional FEMA funding to help the city of New Orleans...
Friday, September 25, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- On the heels of Hurricane Katrina's landfall came Hurricane Rita on Sept. 24, 2005. As Louisianians reflect upon their rebuilding accomplishments since her devastating blow, the...
Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) today announced an additional $21.7 million for schools throughout the New Orleans area,...
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 00:00
ST. BERNARD PARISH, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced an additional $3.1 million in federal funding to replace Nunez...
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 00:00
PORT SULPHUR, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced $13.5 million in consolidated funding to enable the construction of a...
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) is set to receive more than $8.4 million in consolidated federal funding to repair or replace contents damaged or lost during Hurricane...
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Only a month after providing $32.9 million in federal funding to reconcile costs for Katrina-related repair work done across Tulane's campuses, the Federal Emergency Management...
Monday, August 24, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) announced an additional $260.3 million for projects throughout the New Orleans area,...
Friday, August 21, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family, with the help of an additional $2.3 million federal grant, is currently rebuilding so that it can once again service New Orleans'...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced $27.8 million in consolidated funding for St. Mary's Academy, allowing...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) for Orleans Parish at an open house on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009.  The open house...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 00:00
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Future storm damages are less likely to occur when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) join forces and provide extra funding...
Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 00:00
CALCASIEU PARISH, La. -- The voluntary actions of several homeowners in Calcasieu Parish have laid the foundation for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery...
Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 00:00
JEFFERSON PARISH, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced a $7.2 million grant to fund an elevation project that will raise...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 00:00
ST. BERNARD PARISH, La. -- Bumps along St. Bernard's roadways are being smoothed out, after recovery partners jointly assessed several hundred miles of roadways throughout the parish to account for...
Friday, July 10, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Nearly four years after Katrina, the Robert E. Smith Branch of the New Orleans Public Library on Canal Boulevard has remained damaged and closed. In its place, a library...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 00:00
ERATH, La. -- While Rita-related repair work to restore Dozier Elementary School is currently underway, residents of Vermilion Parish may also notice a new addition to the school's campus. A five-...

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