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Posted byon August 30, 2010 at 11:08 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 3:39 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 2:36 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 9:50 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 26, 2010 at 1:02 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 26, 2010 at 9:24 AM EDT
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate discusses how, in the years since Hurricane Katrina, the agency has accelerated the recovery by cutting through red tape, and getting money moving to important projects on the ground, from schools to police stations to hospitals to libraries and transportation systems.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 4:39 PM EDT
Part of the ongoing series marking five years since Hurricane Katrina, Secretary Donovan discusses the Administration's commitment to cutting red tape and standing with the residents of the Gulf Coast through the region’s continued recovery.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 12:37 PM EDT
This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the Obama Administration remains deeply committed to serving the needs of Gulf Coast residents. This is the first in a series of posts written to remember what was lost, recognize what has been regained, and celebrate the resilience and determination of those affected.