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Hurricane Katrina Flood Recovery

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Hurricanes Katrina and Rita made landfall on August 29, 2005, and September 23, 2005, respectively, causing catastrophic damage along the Louisiana Coast. In the wake of these devastating events, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiated a project to produce flood recovery guidance for several coastal Louisiana parishes. The Flood Recovery Guidance is intended to help state and local officials, as well as homeowners, to identify existing and increased flood hazards caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and other storms that have struck this region in the last 35 years, and to use this information during recovery and redevelopment to help minimize vulnerability to future flood events.

Recovery Resources

Guidance Documents

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04/22/2015 - 14:26