FEMA Grant http://wwno.org en St. Bernard Parish Schools Awarded $148M by FEMA http://wwno.org/post/st-bernard-parish-schools-awarded-148m-fema <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $148 million in additional Hurricane Katrina recovery funding to the St. Bernard Parish school board.</p><p>FEMA said the grant award announced Tuesday brings the total amount of federal funds awarded to the school board after the 2005 storm to $500 million.</p><p>St. Bernard Schools Superintendent Doris Voitier said in a statement that the money will allow the district to complete its final Katrina recovery efforts.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 14:27:25 +0000 The Associated Press 10012 at http://wwno.org