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2010-08-23 13:10:40

60 percent of children -- as many as 20,000 -- displaced by Katrina either have serious emotional disorders, behavioral issues and/or are experiencing significant housing instability.

2010-07-01 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric H. Holder, GSA (General Services Administration) Administrator Martha N.

2009-06-23 15:29:00

Flood Victims Reminded to Report Damages to Local Emergency Management Agency HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2008-11-24 13:11:09

Children of families displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita are showing serious physical and mental health issues, a U.S.

2008-07-30 18:00:43

By Tom Held, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the flood relief application deadline by a month, giving Wisconsin residents until Sept. 15 to register for disaster assistance.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

New Orleans officials say they are getting ready to enforce an ordinance demanding that residents vacate Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers.

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2008-07-14 06:00:00

Residents living in FEMA trailers across the city could be cited within the next few weeks for not vacating the temporary structures.

2008-07-10 21:00:16

A U.S. trailer manufacturer says it did not disclose to Hurricane Katrina evacuees or the government that formaldehyde in some units exceeded federal standards.

2008-07-10 06:00:26

By Rhoda Amon, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 10--Long Islanders can get an inside view Saturday of a Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer, the kind still lived in by thousands of Katrina and Rita survivors whose homes were destroyed by the hurricanes almost three years ago.

2008-07-04 00:00:28

By The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS - Particleboard appears to be one of the main sources of potentially harmful fumes in government-issued travel trailers that have housed thousands of Gulf Coast storm victims, according to a study released Wednesday. The report issued by the U.S.


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