Utah Hurricane Katrina Evacuation (EM-3223)
Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 5, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 7, 2005
Denver, Colo. -- Evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are living in Utah and cannot return home yet can still have their homes inspected, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Hurricane evacuees who have registered with FEMA will be contacted by inspectors to set up an inspection date and time. If evacuees are unable to return home, they can designate an authorized person to be present during the inspection.
September 5, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security's Principal Federal Official for Hurricane Katrina response and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to Utah to supplement its efforts to assist evacuees from areas struck by Hurricane Katrina.