News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Rita (DR-1607)

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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)...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Hurricane Katrina almost derailed one of the most vital components of New Orleans' economy by destroying nearly a quarter of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad's (NOPBR) 100...
Friday, July 11, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are working together to find apartments to house the anticipated 2,000...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 00:00
DAVANT, La. -- East bank Plaquemines Parish residents have another place to go for recreation or relaxation this summer. Their only public swimming pool reopens today at the Davant Community Center...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 00:00
COVINGTON, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for St. Tammany Parish at an open house scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2008. ...
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Looking forward to a full recovery of St. Mary's Academy in New Orleans East, school officials held a demolition ceremony today to mark the beginning of the rebuilding phase of...
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will host a housing information session for area residents...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 00:00
LAKE CHARLES, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for Calcasieu Parish at an open house scheduled for Tuesday, June 24, 2008. ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Nearly three years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita displaced over 1.3 million Louisiana residents and destroyed a significant portion of the housing stock, most families have...
Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- With the summer storm season setting in and hurricane season drawing near, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is advising residents in temporary housing units to...
Monday, May 19, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will host a housing information session for area residents...
Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Extreme Makeover Home Edition Show wraps up its season May 18 in New Orleans with a two-hour show that will feature mitigation measures that reduce flood risk. Mitigation...
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 - 00:00
PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. -- Funding of $7.9 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and Governor's Office of Homeland Security and...
Friday, May 2, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- In November 2007, FEMA announced plans to close temporary group sites in Louisiana and help residents transition to longer-term, safer, and more comfortable housing before June...
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for Cameron Parish at an open house scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2008.? The...
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Take steps now to protect your financial well-being before a hurricane strikes, advise officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of...
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. ?-- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for St. Mary Parish at an open house scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, 2008.? The...
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A New Orleans library destroyed by Hurricane Katrina will receive funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will go toward its rebuilding. Three foot...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Financial assistance to state and local governments to help repair or replace infrastructure throughout the Gulf coast damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita has topped the $10...
Friday, March 28, 2008 - 00:00
Abbeville, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for Vermilion Parish at an open house scheduled for Wednesday April 9, 2008.?...

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