katrina http://wwno.org en Community Impact Series: Options for Independence http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-options-independence <p><em>As southeast Louisiana grapples with the lasting impact of hurricanes and the toll of the oil disaster, Options for Independence is helping people in coastal communities cope with the changes and challenges.</em></p><p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:24:58 +0000 Ian McNulty 8826 at http://wwno.org HANO to Present Draft Plans for Iberville Project http://wwno.org/post/hano-present-draft-plans-iberville-project <p>A better picture of redevelopment plans for New Orleans&#39; last barracks-style public housing complex will be presented to the public today. The Housing Authority of New Orleans is holding a meeting to discuss redevelopment plans for the Iberville public housing project, which sits next to the French Quarter.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:47:13 +0000 The Associated Press 12482 at http://wwno.org $9.2M in FEMA Grants for Katrina Recovery http://wwno.org/post/92m-fema-grants-katrina-recovery <p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing another $9.2 million to help southeast <font color="red">Louisiana</font> recover from Hurricane Katrina.</p><p>St. Bernard Parish is getting back $1.4 million spent to demolish and remove thousands of houses that couldn&#39;t be repaired after the 2005 storm.</p><p>The largest grants are $3.3 million to repair flood and wind damage at Brown Hall on the Southern University at New Orleans campus, and nearly $3 million for a crane rail extension at the Port of New Orleans.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 16:10:45 +0000 The Associated Press 12062 at http://wwno.org