Louisiana Hurricane Gustav (DR-1786)
Incident period: September 1, 2008 to September 11, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 2, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
December 21, 2010
NEW ORLEANS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today more than $16.3 million in additional mitigation aid for flood protection measures in St. Charles, Franklin and Jefferson parishes, as well as for backup electricity support at a Baton Rouge medical facility.
November 26, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing the state of Louisiana approximately $3.5 million in costs associated with its purchase of generators following Hurricane Gustav.
November 8, 2010
NEW ORLEANS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced funding for infrastructure repairs to one of the region’s busiest waterway navigation networks damaged during Hurricane Ike.
November 8, 2010
NEW ORLEANS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced more than $19.2 million in federal aid for two schools in Cameron Parish. This recent FEMA funding includes approximately $17 million to rebuild Johnson Bayou High School in Cameron, La. Storm surge flooding associated with Hurricane Ike destroyed the K-12 school. The new permanent facility, which is currently under construction, is expected to have 100 students once finished.
October 25, 2010
NEW ORLEANS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that more than $1.3 million will assist Terrebonne Parish in rebuilding a fire station after it suffered damages caused by Hurricane Ike.
October 13, 2010
HUD, FEMA Extend Disaster Housing Assistance Program For Louisiana And Texas Gustav/ Ike Survivors Until March 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced today an additional extension to the Disaster Housing Assistance Program-Ike (DHAP-Ike), giving families in Texas and Louisiana who were displaced by Hurricanes Ike and Gustav until March 31, 2011 to transition to permanent housing solutions.