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News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Katrina (DR-1604)

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Three temporary housing sites constructed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are scheduled to close by the end of March 2008.FEMA built 43 sites, known as emergency...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Hurricane Katrina wiped out many of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's most cherished landmarks. These public and private buildings ran the gamut from romantic white-columned...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a Helping Hands Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m., Jan. 23 at the Isaiah Fredericks...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippi residents currently living in temporary travel trailers or mobile homes may want to take extra precautions due to expected freezing temperatures. Officials from the...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are rebuilding with more than $9 billion in Public Assistance grants provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Thursday, December 27, 2007 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of Dec. 20, 2007: Individual support continues with more than $1.2 billion to individuals and families: 216,545...
Wednesday, December 26, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- More than $111 million in federal grants for large projects?those costing $1 million or more? have recently been approved to help Mississippi pay for the Gulf Coast?s recovery...
Friday, December 21, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Flood map open houses in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties have come and gone, but people will still be able to see the maps and get site-specific elevation requirements at...
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Searching for a helpful and fairly inexpensive holiday gift idea? Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (...
Monday, December 17, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- More than 400 FEMA people gathered recently at the Biloxi Coliseum to bid farewell to the leader who has shepherded Gulf Coast Recovery. Also during the assembly, officials...
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 00:00
PEARL, Miss. -- There's more to the flood map adoption process that follows the three open houses this week in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties.  Communities play a key role in the next steps...
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 00:00
PEARL, Miss. -- Open houses are scheduled Dec.11-13 for residents of Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties to see the new preliminary flood maps, known as the Digital Flood Insurance Maps (DFIRMs)....
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a Helping Hands Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 27 at the Isaiah Fredericks...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Only five contracts remain active on the Mississippi Gulf Coast as the U.S. Coast Guard's wet debris removal project approaches its final stage - "Clean Sweep." "As the Federal...
Friday, November 16, 2007 - 00:00
PEARL, Miss ? Residents in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties will be able to view the newly revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps this week as they are posted online at the...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - 00:00
Biloxi, Miss. -- The following is a summary of Mississippi recovery efforts as of Oct. 26, 2007: Individual support continues with more than $1.2 billion to individuals and families: 216,539...
Monday, October 22, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VAL) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Helping Hands workshop from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, at the Gateway United...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Approximately 15 temporary housing sites constructed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina throughout Mississippi have closed and seven additional sites will close by the end of Jan...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- Another obvious sign of the continued Gulf Coast Recovery is the Oct. 10 groundbreaking at Pass Christian Middle School. The event is set for noon at the school's 270 West...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 - 00:00
BILOXI, Miss. -- A neighbor's home catches fire and a concerned citizen dials the local 911 operator. The operator immediately dispatches the call, but instead of arriving in 10 minutes, the crew...