Collection: Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana

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Declared: 08/29/2005
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September 20, 2013
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  • Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard talks about the parish recovery efforts as the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches.

    Fourth & Forward: Jefferson Parish

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard talks about the parish recovery efforts as the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches.
  • New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin talks about the city's recovery as the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches.

    Fourth & Forward: New Orleans

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin talks about the city's recovery as the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches.
  • St. Bernard Parish School System staff, students, local leaders and residents mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and celebrate the opening of Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy.

    Day of Remembrance

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    St. Bernard Parish School System staff, students, local leaders and residents mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and celebrate the opening of Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy.
  • The general manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad talks about how Hurricane Katrina impacted the agency and where the recovery process is now.

    Railroad Recovery

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    The general manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad talks about how Hurricane Katrina impacted the agency and where the recovery process is now.
  • Langston Hughes Academy becomes the first school to open in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.

    School Days

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Langston Hughes Academy becomes the first school to open in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.
  • Hurricane Katrina devastated Southern University at New Orleans. FEMA has obligated more than $73 million to help the school rebuild.

    Moving Forward

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Hurricane Katrina devastated Southern University at New Orleans. FEMA has obligated more than $73 million to help the school rebuild.
  • Tulane University works with FEMA to add floors on top of the library building, to avoid the possibility of future damage from a hurricane.

    Building Up Tulane's Library

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Tulane University works with FEMA to add floors on top of the library building, to avoid the possibility of future damage from a hurricane.
  • FEMA obligates more than $279 million to help the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans recover after Katrina. The repairs include mitigating some of the lift stations.

    Lifting the Lift Stations

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    FEMA obligates more than $279 million to help the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans recover after Katrina. The repairs include mitigating some of the lift stations.
  • FEMA obligates more than $56 million to help the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Department build a new detention center.

    A New Beginning

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    FEMA obligates more than $56 million to help the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Department build a new detention center.
  • Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard talks about FEMA's DMORT helped identify victims after Katrina.

    In Their Memory

    Video by Dasha Castillo
    Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard talks about FEMA's DMORT helped identify victims after Katrina.
  • FEMA helps the town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, rebuild after four hurricanes in four years.

    Weathering Four Storms

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    FEMA helps the town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, rebuild after four hurricanes in four years.
  • FEMA obligates more than $913,000 to help elevate a home that is more than 200 years old. The home was damaged during Katrina, and the hope is to protect it from future storms.

    Mitigating A Historic Home

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    FEMA obligates more than $913,000 to help elevate a home that is more than 200 years old. The home was damaged during Katrina, and the hope is to protect it from future storms.
  • Holy Cross School was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The school is now rebuilding with the help of more than $88 million obligated by FEMA.

    "Rebirth" of Holy Cross School

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Holy Cross School was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The school is now rebuilding with the help of more than $88 million obligated by FEMA.
  • Heavy Winds from Hurricane Katrina damaged a Mardi Gras icon, Gallier Hall. Funding obligated by FEMA, more than $137,000, helped repair the historic building.

    Krewe de Recovery: Gallier Hall

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Heavy Winds from Hurricane Katrina damaged a Mardi Gras icon, Gallier Hall. Funding obligated by FEMA, more than $137,000, helped repair the historic building.
  • Hurricane Katrina severely damaged Warren Easton Charter High School. FEMA obligated more than $3.2 million to help the school rebuild and re-open.

    Krewe de Recovery: Warren Easton Charter High School

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Hurricane Katrina severely damaged Warren Easton Charter High School. FEMA obligated more than $3.2 million to help the school rebuild and re-open.
  • Flooding from Katrina inundated Dillard University. 
FEMA obligated more than $61 million to help the school reconstruct its campus.

    Rebuilding Dillard University

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Flooding from Katrina inundated Dillard University. FEMA obligated more than $61 million to help the school reconstruct its campus.
  • Hurricane Katrina damaged Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in the community of Broadmoor. FEMA obligated $28 million to help the school and the neighborhood rebuild.

    Community Cornerstone

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Hurricane Katrina damaged Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in the community of Broadmoor. FEMA obligated $28 million to help the school and the neighborhood rebuild.
  • Celebration Christian School and Daycare received six feet of flooding during Katrina. Now, more than four years after the storm, the facility is being rebuilt. FEMA has obligated more than $6 million to help the project reach completion.

    Finding a Way to Worship

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Celebration Christian School and Daycare received six feet of flooding during Katrina. Now, more than four years after the storm, the facility is being rebuilt. FEMA has obligated more than $6 million to help the project reach completion.
  • Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office
LATRO
Transition Plan Signing
Region VI

    LATRO Plan Signing

    Video by Daniel Llargues
    Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office LATRO Transition Plan Signing Region VI
  • Hurricane Katrina devastated the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) system. FEMA has obligated $28.8 million to replace the OPP facility known as Templeman One and Two.

    Tearing Down Templeman I & II

    Video by Stephanie Moffett
    Hurricane Katrina devastated the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) system. FEMA has obligated $28.8 million to replace the OPP facility known as Templeman One and Two.

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