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March 11, 2010
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) announced today an additional $10.9 million in federal aid for Katrina-related recovery efforts at three fire stations across Southeast Louisiana. The recent funding has been obligated toward the replacement of three fire stations: St. Bernard Fire Station #6, Plaquemines Boothville-Venice Firehouse and Plaquemines Port Sulphur Fire Station. All three fire stations are eligible for FEMA funding as replacement projects because of the extent of their storm-related damages.
January 12, 2010
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) announced an additional $17.3 million in federal aid to Holy Cross School for the building of its new facility. FEMA has obligated four new public assistance grants to the middle and high school. The $17.3 million will actualize final project costs at the school’s Central Services Building, Lee Hall Middle School Building, Administration Building and Moreau Hall High School Building.
December 29, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced more than $10.8 million in public assistance funding to the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) for Katrina-related damages at two of its New Orleans facilities. Of the recent funding, nearly $9.2 million was provided as a consolidated grant for the RTA’s Desire Parkway facility. This funding combines more than 20 grants into one, enabling the RTA to more quickly access recovery funds.
December 16, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Today, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate swore in Tony Russell as the new regional administrator of FEMA Region VI at the regional headquarters in Denton, Texas.
December 14, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced $10.4 million in additional federal aid to Plaquemines Parish for Katrina-related damages at the Port Sulphur Civic Center, Boothville Community Center, Diamond Community Center and Davant Community Center.
December 8, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced more than $7.3 million in public assistance grants to fund work necessary to help restore three Katrina-damaged harbors, ports and locks throughout southeast Louisiana. 
November 19, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced $25 million in public assistance funding for the Archdiocese of New Orleans to repair five Katrina-damaged Orleans Parish Catholic schools.
November 6, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) recently announced a total of more than $8.7 million in federal grants to the Jefferson Parish Public School System, Recovery School District and Preschool Learning Center for recovery work at four educational facilities throughout southeast Louisiana.
October 28, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Earlier today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) met with officials from the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office and announced nearly $56.6 million in additional public assistance support for the construction of the community’s new detention center.
October 28, 2009
News Release
NEW ORLEANS , La. -- Only three months after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) announced $13.8 million for St. Bernard Parish’s roadway restoration project, the three agencies announced another $70.6 million to support the post-Katrina recovery project. 

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