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  • Displaced from 1 camp, city's homeless set up 2nd

    August 17, 2014 10:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans residents blocks from the Pontchartrain Expressway say homeless people evicted from beneath that elevated highway have moved to their neighborhood. The New Orleans Advocate reports that residents say they've had no luck getting the city's attention. The city swept through the encampment below the... more »
  • Eight Families Displaced After Apartments Go Up in Flames

    May 28, 2011 12:22 AM

    At least eight families are out of their homes as of Friday night. That's after a fire at an apartment complex in the five-thousand block of West Congress Street in Lafayette. Tenants that we spoke with are very shaken up, and they say they've never seen anything like this... more »
  • Students Displaced By Katrina Gains In Texas Schools

    April 7, 2010 1:35 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Students displaced by 2005's Hurricane Katrina are making academic gains in Texas schools. The Texas Education Agency has released results of a study that tracked the progress of Katrina students. Katrina devastated coastal states in August 2005, sending more than 46,000 young evacuees from Louisiana, Mississippi,... more »
  • FEMA Trailer Deactivation Hotline

    October 2, 2009 2:06 PM

    As Louisiana families transition from their FEMA temporary housing unit (THU) to a permanent, long term home, FEMA has an updated telephone number to assist these residents who need to have their unit deactivated. Call 1-225-389-5732. This telephone number is for FEMA temporary housing unit deactivation requests in Louisiana associated... more »

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