The Stafford Act
February 27, 2009 -
As Facing South reported yesterday, a report released Thursday by the Senate Natural Disaster Recovery subcommittee says that the Federal Emergency Management Authority doesn't have a comprehensive disaster housing plan
October 9, 2008 -
More than 2 million Gulf Coast residents were evacuated from their homes as Hurricane Gustav barreled toward Louisiana and Texas.
January 16, 2008 -
It's a cold, rainy day here in New Orleans -- but that didn't stop all of the city's major TV networks from coming to our press conference to release our new report on Hurricane Katrina and global human rights (you can download the full PDF
August 29, 2007 -
From the Institute's report, Blueprint for Gulf Renewal: The Katrina Crisis and a Community Agenda for Action, released this week. Rebuilding and Recovery
August 23, 2007 -
Today the Institute released a new report, Blueprint for Gulf Renewal (pdf), tracking the post-Katrina recovery. One of our key findings is that most Katrina money coming from Washington hasn't gotten to those most in need -- and the funding squeeze is stopping much of the Gulf Coast from coming back.
May 30, 2007 -
State and local governments in storm-stricken areas of the Gulf Coast will no longer have to put up their own money in order to get federal rebuilding funds, thanks to the emergency war spending bill approved by Congress last week and signed into law by President Bush.