News Releases for Louisiana Hurricane Rita (DR-1607)

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 00:00
New Iberia, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) for Iberia Parish at an open house scheduled for Thursday April 10, 2008.? The...
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 00:00
PORT SULPHUR, La. -- Plaquemines Parish and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a Housing Information Session at the South Plaquemines High School and Elementary School on...
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 00:00
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The State of Louisiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have signed a new protocol for the appeals of FEMA decisions relative to the state's recovery efforts...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 00:00
ABBEVILLE, La. -- Citizens throughout Vermilion Parish now have new tools they can use to better protect themselves from the effects of future flooding. Those tools are new-and-improved Digital...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 00:00
NEW IBERIA, La. -- Citizens throughout Iberia Parish now have new tools they can use to better protect themselves from the effects of future flooding. Those tools are new-and-improved Digital Flood...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to search for housing throughout Louisiana to help families transition from travel trailers to more suitable housing....
Monday, February 18, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- As a sign of progress on the horizon, the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's Office has begun demolishing Templeman III and IV and a gym at the Orleans Parish Prison compound, to...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 00:00
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Louisiana hosted a two-day partnership meeting this week in Baton Rouge to discuss emergency preparedness and recovery issues,...
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The public is invited to view newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) for Lafayette Parish at an open house scheduled on Feb. 21, 2008.? The open...
Friday, February 1, 2008 - 00:00
Denham Springs, La. -- The Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA), the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the state of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans are pleased to have provided nearly $16.9 million toward the rebuilding and...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 00:00
HOUMA, La. -- Today, $3 million in Hazard Mitigation Grant money was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and the Governor's Office of...
Friday, January 25, 2008 - 00:00
GOODBEE, La. -- A new Archbishop Phillip M. Hannan High School campus will be constructed in the Northshore community of Goodbee with funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 00:00
PLAQUEMINES, La. -- In an effort to help Plaquemines Parish residents make headway in their recovery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is donating building materials from its trailer...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Property owners who have already begun or completed mitigation work such as elevation, reconstruction or retrofitting to their structures damaged by hurricanes Katrina or Rita may...
Friday, January 11, 2008 - 00:00
LACOMBE, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently provided funds to replace the contents for a technical college in St. Tammany Parish. Floodwaters of approximately seven...
Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 00:00
BRAITHWAITE, La. -- A multipurpose athletics facility on the Phoenix High School campus in Plaquemines Parish will be rebuilt with the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are rebuilding with more than $9 billion in Public Assistance grants provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will pay to demolish the remaining eligible structures in New Orleans after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) mission...
Sunday, November 11, 2007 - 00:00
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched its relocation assistance program in August 2007 to help with moving and transportation costs for families who wanted to...

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