Hurricane Katrina Forest Recovery

As we work together to tackle the historic challenge that Hurricane Katrina has presented to the forestry communities of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, we hope that this blog will be a valuable resource and tool.

Tuesday, August 29

Gov. Barbour Releases “One Year After Katrina: Progress Report on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal”

Governor Haley Barbour today announced the release of the Katrina report, “One Year After Katrina: Progress Report on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal.”

The report outlines the state’s efforts and major accomplishments in recovery since the landfall of Hurricane Katrina one year ago. It explains actions taken and funds used to confront recovery problems in categories such as housing, public infrastructure, economic development, human services, public safety, and environmental restoration and natural storm defenses. A discussion of initial efforts and important next steps is also included.

The report can be downloaded from Governor Barbour’s website, or click the image at the right.


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