Louisiana Hurricane Rita (DR-1607)

Incident period: September 23, 2005 to November 1, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 24, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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. -- 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. 
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.

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