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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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.

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