| Jan 29, 2010
| 4:28 PM
Following the latest round of November storms, commonly known as a nor'easter or the remnants of Hurricane Ida, another 32 Gloucester property owners have requested to have their land and houses bought or their homes raised. Six applicants requested to......
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Two Air Force planes will spray chemicals to help break up the Gulf Coast oil spill, Pentagon officials said Friday as they considered what more the military could do to assist. The two C-130 Hercules cargo planes were staging for......
| May 12, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Louisiana fishermen, thrown out of work by the massive oil spill that has closed coastal waters, are jockeying for jobs to contain the mess. But just who gets those jobs is a source of mounting tension. Some workers are getting......
| Sep 29, 2010
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today more than $14.4 million in additional federal aid to St. Bernard Parish for Katrina-related damages.
The following recovery projects in St. Bernard Parish are the recipients of these recently...
| Oct 1, 2010
New parents Jerry Lowenstein and his wife aren't taking chances with losing phone service after a hurricane or storm-related outage. In addition to having a home phone and two cell phones, the couple now have a smart satellite phone.
The Pompano Beach...
| Apr 5, 2010
Galveston streetlamps battered by Hurricane Ike are being fixed with the help of federal funds.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse Galveston for 90 percent of the nearly $39,000 cost to repair and replace the lamps. The city will...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 9:10 AM
Houston, TX - Houston TranStar will unveil a new interactive hurricane evacuation web map for the Houston-Galveston region today.
With the official hurricane season beginning on June 1, Houston TranStar has developed a real-time Web-based Evacuation...
| Apr 9, 2010
The U.S. government and Gulf Coast states have consistently violated the human rights of hurricane victims since Hurricane Katrina killed about 1,800 people and caused widespread devastation after striking in August 2005, Amnesty International said...
| Apr 10, 2010
A state agency has suspended all reimbursement payments to the city of New Orleans for fees charged by its Hurricane Katrina recovery project manager, an agency official says.
The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness also has...
| Mar 9, 2010
According to records provided by the city, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's fact-finding trip to Cuba in October cost taxpayers more than $29,000.
The mayor's trip to Cuba was to learn about disaster preparedness in Cuba, which gets hit with hurricanes...
| Mar 10, 2010
Wednesday is the deadline for Road Home recipients to apply for additional money to raise or storm-proof their homes under aid program.
About 40,000 Road Home recipients so far have asked for more money. The Road Home is offering up to $100,000 for...
| Mar 11, 2010
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) announced today an additional $10.9 million in federal aid for Katrina-related recovery efforts at three fire stations across Southeast Louisiana.