| May 12, 2010
Hurricane season is fast approaching and the state wants to help residents prepare.
On May 29 and 30, Louisianians can get a tax break when buying emergency supplies, including self-powered light sources like flashlights and candles; portable self-...
| May 7, 2010
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The last temporary mobile homes set up in Galveston County following Hurricane Ike are expected to be removed within two months as residents relocate.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided more than 780 mobile homes...
| May 6, 2010
Here's an idea for stopping all that oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico: Put a cork in the blown-out well. If that doesn't work, how about freezing the petroleum to create black oilsicles that can be picked up, refined and sold?
| May 4, 2010
Harris County Emergency Management Holds Hurricane Drill Justin Horne
Are you ready? Hurricane season is less than a month away. Harris County Emergency Management prepared by participating in and helping coordinate one of the largest hurricane drills in...
| 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...
| 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 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
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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...
| Nov 11, 2010
The St. Bernard Parish port is getting more money to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving the St. Bernard Parish Port Harbor and Terminal District about $1.9 million to repair office spaces in a warehouse....
| Nov 16, 2010
Two New Orleans community centers damaged by
Hurricane Katrina are going to get repaired.
On Monday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said it was giving the city $5.3 million to fix the community centers and their swimming pools.
| Sep 21, 2010
Several New Orleans City Council members say that, more than five years after Hurricane Katrina, it's time to get rid of the 260 or so FEMA trailers remaining in the city.
The Times-Picayune reports that Housing and Human Needs Committee members say...
| 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...