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  • Remaining Ready for Hurricane Earl

    Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate provides an update on Hurricane Earl and the pre-landfall preparation steps being taken along the East Coast.

  • Making Preparations Prior to the Impacts of Hurricane Earl

    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate urges families to prepare for Hurricane Earl and briefs President Obama on preparations for potential impacts on the East Coast.

  • Hurricane Katrina: The Work Continues

    The final post in the Hurricane Katrina: 5 Years of Remembering & Rebuilding series highlights government work to restore and rebuild the Gulf Coast and restates the Administration's commitment to the dedicated residents who are working to restore the region.

  • Five Years Later, Our Commitment Continues

    Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses what has been achieved since Hurricane Katrina, the ongoing work to restore area communities, and the department's continued commitment to helping Gulf residents rebuild.

  • Helping New Orleans Rebuild Its Schools

    Today's announcement of more than $1.8 billion in federal funds to support the rebuilding of New Orleans’ schools is just one more example of the Department of Education's continued support of the Gulf Coast region. Secretary Arne Duncan discusses the department's ongoing commitment to building the excellent learning environments that the region's the children deserve.

  • Improving America's Disaster Response

    In recognition of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, DHS Secretary Napolitano discusses the department’s progress in helping the Gulf Coast recover and strengthening the nation’s ability to respond to and recover from disasters.

  • Lost and Found: Preparing Workers for New Careers

    Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis discusses her trip to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina as well as the department's efforts to prepare workers for new in-demand careers and help residents get training and education they need to rebuild their communities, their livelihoods and their lives.

  • Strengthening the Gulf's Health Care Infrastructure for Generations to Come

    HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses ongoing work to strengthen the Gulf's health care infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina, including providing millions of dollars to increase access to quality care and supporting community health centers that are delivering medical and mental health services to nearly 300,000 local patients.

  • Restoring the Gulf's Priceless Natural Resources

    In continuation of the Hurricane Katrina series, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson shares her experiences of growing up in New Orleans and the agency's work to build a better, more sustainable future for the region.

  • SBA Disaster Assistance: Then and Now

    SBA’s disaster loan programs are a critical piece of the federal government’s overall response in the wake of disasters. As part of the ongoing series on Hurricane Katrina, Administrator Karen Mills discusses the vast improvements the agency has made in the past five years and her continuing commitment to strengthening the program.