News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Rita (DR-1607)

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Monday, January 26, 2009 - 00:00
ST. BERNARD PARISH, La. -- While St. Bernard Parish's grand ballroom is completely repaired and has held community events since its reopening last August, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Friday, January 23, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for Terrebonne Parish at an open house scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2, 2009.? The...
Friday, January 16, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- ?Mount Carmel Academy will benefit from an innovative Public Assistance approach to contents for schools across Louisiana, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Friday, January 16, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- After reviewing the state's request to suspend the release of the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has decided to...
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La.-- In 2009, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) remains committed to Louisiana's recovery from four hurricanes. FEMA continues to employ best practices developed in 2008,...
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Great strides were made in 2008 to further along Louisiana's recovery efforts from hurricanes Katrina and Rita, from $2.04 billion in additional federal funding to more than 23,...
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 00:00
CHALMETTE, La. -- Chalmette High School (CHS) will receive further federal funding to cover additional repair work to the school, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Residents of the Lakeview and 7th Ward neighborhoods will enjoy smoother rides to and from their homes, businesses and recreation spots with additional funding for roadway repair...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office (LATRO) gave back to their communities by contributing nearly $56,000 during...
Friday, November 28, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for St. John the Baptist Parish at an open house scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 2,...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 00:00
CAMERON PARISH, La. -- After Hurricane Rita, the Johnson Bayou Multi-Purpose Building was rebuilt significantly higher off the ground than before. The result was that it survived Hurricane Ike...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Gulf Coast Recovery Office, in conjunction with the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding (OFC),...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 00:00
PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. -- Plaquemines Parish plans to build four new community centers to provide residents with more recreational, community and social service activities. The funds for the new...
Friday, November 7, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Police stations, fire stations and criminal justice facilities will benefit from recently passed legislation that allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public...
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently awarded up to $32 million to the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) to assist with disaster case management for Louisiana...
Monday, October 20, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) recently...
Friday, September 19, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office (LATRO) has resumed normal recovery operations for hurricanes Katrina and Rita and will...
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 00:00
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office (LATRO), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and the Governor's Office of Homeland...
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 00:00
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is mobilizing Federal Asset Assessment Teams (FAAT) to identify damages to travel trailers, mobile homes and park models in parishes...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Much has been accomplished in the effort to rebuild the Gulf Coast over the last 36 months and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Gulf Coast Recovery Office (GCRO)...

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