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2018-04-19 18:24 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $14 million to the City of New Orleans for the Municipal Yacht Harbor and work related to the replacement of the facility. Following Hurricane Katrina, the original facility sustained extensive damage from high winds and tidal storm surge.

2018-03-21 15:08 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing funding awards for two Louisiana communities for projects related to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Gustav. FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program provides federal funds to eligible communities after a presidential disaster declaration to reduce the impact of future events.

2018-03-21 15:01 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $5.4 million to the Desire Community Housing Corporation in New Orleans for the replacement of their multi-function administrative center.  The facility sustained extensive flooding following Katrina with water levels in the building ranging from six to seven feet.The Desire Community Housing Corporation is a non-critical, private non-profit (PNP) organization that provides affordable housing and housing services to low income families in New Orleans.

2018-03-21 14:54 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $5 million to the City of New Orleans for the renovations of the Old Parish Prison Docks following Hurricane Katrina.

2015-08-24 20:17 - News Release

BATON ROUGE, La. – Nearly a decade after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated Louisiana, hard-hit communities are coming back stronger than ever. To date, assistance to Louisiana’s residents and communities from the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency totals more than $19.6 billion.

2013-09-23 18:27 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – As Louisianans reflect on their rebuilding accomplishments since Hurricane Rita’s devastating blow on Sept. 24, 2005, the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to aid in the state’s restoration, supported by more than $1.3 billion in federal grants.

2013-08-28 19:49 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – In the continued recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided nearly $19.6 billion to help Louisiana’s communities and families rebuild and protect their property against future hazards. 

2013-07-23 15:26 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – Federal Emergency Management Agency historic preservation specialists will discuss the recent publication, The History of Building Elevation in New Orleans, on Monday, July 29, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center, 4300 South Broad Street in New Orleans’ Broadmoor neighborhood. 

2013-06-20 13:45 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced nearly $13.6 million in additional funding to repair sewage systems, canal crossings and roads in St. Bernard Parish damaged by Hurricane Katrina.  “These projects are a result of the continued partnership between St. Bernard Parish and FEMA,” said Parish President David Peralta. “The additional monies will help fund major infrastructure projects and improve the quality of life for the residents of St. Bernard Parish.”

2013-04-24 16:48 - News Release

NEW ORLEANS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced an additional $1.2 million in recovery aid to Louisiana Facility Planning and Control to rebuild the physical plant at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, including mitigation measures to help prevent damage from future storms.