Content Tagged 'hurricane katrina'

"Katrina Fatigue" Exhibit at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
The tenth anniversary has come and gone and now the Mary C. O’Keefe Museum in Oceans Springs is putting Hurricane Katrina to bed. Video Video
Katrina Memorial Observance
Thousands throughout our area took time out to reflect this weekend on the ten year anniversary of the biggest natural disaster our nation has ever seen. Video Video
Salvation Army Commemorates Katrina
As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary, tonight the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter decided to also commemorate the recovery of the Gulf Coast after Katrina. Video Video
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Says Progress is Key
While we’ve come so far since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves says it’s important we keep moving forward. Video Video
Ocean Springs Unveils High Water Marker
Today, Ocean Springs also joined other coastal cities in officially unveiling their high water marker and plaques. Video Video
New Life Disaster Relief Hosts Volunteer Fest
Rebuilding the Gulf Coast after Katrina’s devastation would have never been possible without the selfless help of volunteers. Video Video
FEMA Administrator Visits Mississippi
Today, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate met with local and state officials to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Katrina. Video Video
New Life Disaster Relief Announces “VolunteerFest”
To coincide with the Ten Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. For anybody that has Volunteered in the Mississippi Gulf Coast; “A Party is being thrown in your honor! Live Music and Free Food to Honor and celebrate how you selflessly served the community.”
George W. Bush Thanks First Responders
Today, Former President George W. Bush was in Gulfport to say thank you to first responders. Video Video
Former Mayor AJ Holloway Reflects on Katrina
On hand today at the first responders remembrance were current Biloxi Mayor FoFo Gilich and former Biloxi Mayor A.J Holloway Video Video
Lessons Learned from Katrina
A lot of lessons were learned in Katrina’s wake, especially when it comes to planning for disasters. Video Video
Biloxi Unveils High Water Markers
17 high water markers are popping up across the Coast, representing the major storms we’ve had here. Video Video
Katrina Brings Nurse and Patient Together
Hurricane Katrina brought major devastation to the Coast, but in the relationship between an Orange Grove Clinic assistant and her dialysis patient, it only brought them closer. Video Video
"After the Rain" Tells Katrina Survivors Story
Ten years ago marked a dark chapter here in South Mississippi as Katrina made landfall, but the page has turned over the past decade. Video Video
Former EMA Director Reflects on Hurricane Katrina
Joe Spraggins took over as director of Harrison County’s Emergency Management Agency on August 29th, 2005. Video Video
Post Katrina Housing Recovery
In 2008, Gerald Blessey was appointed the Post Katrina Housing Director by Governor Haley Barbour. Video Video
Decade of Growth Event at Memorial Hospital
“The worst of nature but the absolute best of humanity,” that was how Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes describes the atmosphere of Memorial Hospital during Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Beauvoir Overcomes Katrina Tragedy
It’s been almost a decade since Katrina pummeled Beauvoir, the historic home of Jefferson Davis, the first and only president of the Confederacy. Video Video
Justice For All
The Mississippi Center for Justice Department President and CEO Reilly Morse have provided legal services to low income residents ever since Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Waveland Playground Dedicated to Family Members Lost in Katrina
Volunteers from the Gulf Coast to New Jersey have made their way to Waveland, where they are hard at work building a new playground. Video Video
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Look Back on Katrina
The ten year anniversary of Katrina is quickly approaching and many state officials remember where they were on the day the devastating storm hit. Video Video
Former President Visits Coast
Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush are visiting Gulfport next Friday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
AT&T Call Center Reflects on Hurricane Katrina
Communication can mean the difference between life and death during any disaster, as we all learned from Katrina nearly 10 years ago. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Ten Years After Katrina
When Hurricane Katrina made landfall 10 years ago, the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park had a similar fate as most places on the Coast. Video Video
Katrina +10: The Salvation Army
With the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina around the corner, the Ohr O’Keefe Museum of Art continues to recognize those who helped with the recovery. Video Video
Sun Herald Releasing App for Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Now, as the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, the Sun Herald is releasing an app with the stories and so much more. Video Video
Former President to Attend Event Commemorating Katrina Anniversary
The city of Gulfport is buzzing after the announcement that former President George W. Bush will be making an appearance next week to commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Former President George W. Bush to Visit Gulfport for Katrina Anniversary
On Friday, Bush and Laura Bush will go to Warren Easton Charter School, one of the spots where George Bush marked the hurricane's first anniversary
Backyards and Beyond: Katrina Exhibit
A preview of the Backyards and Beyond Exhibit is being held at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. Video Video
Robin Roberts on the Coast
Robin Roberts returned to her hometown in Pass Christian for a special first look at her documentary on the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Coast Mayors Visit Washington to Discuss Flood Insurance Rates
High wind and flood insurance rates are something Coast residents have been dealing with since Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Biloxi Police Chief Reflects on Hurricane Katrina
Are we prepared for another Hurricane Katrina? Video Video
Clarity Bill Passes House & Senate; Sits on Gov.'s Desk
A reason for Coast residents to celebrate: the Clarity Bill has passed both the House and the Senate and is sitting on the Governor's desk to become law. Video Video
Long Beach Hopes to Adopt an Ordinance to Remove Slabs Left from Katrina
Long Beach officials are looking to adopt an ordinance to help move past Hurricane Katrina devastation. Video Video
Florida Artist Who Designed Wooden Oak Sculptures Returns to Give them Makeovers
After nearly 10 years, the famous Katrina sculptures in Biloxi have received a makeover. Video Video
Habitat for Humanity Leaves Lasting Impression on Katrina Victims
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed homes and displaced families. 10 years later, it’s Habitat for Humanity that those same families credit for giving them a new place to call their own. Video Video
Hurricane Katrina Slabs to be Removed
Slabs left from Hurricane Katrina will soon be a thing of the past in the city of Gulfport. Video Video
Keesler Air Force Base Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
It was almost ten years ago when Keesler Air Force Base was 75 percent submerged under water in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Casino Magic Eyesore to Get Renovations After Katrina
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, an eyesore along the Coast has finally begun construction. Video Video
Gulfport Asking Property Owners to Remove Slabs Left from Katrina
We’re nearing the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and concrete slabs still occupy many empty properties throughout Gulfport. City leaders say enough time has passed and are calling on property owners to clean up their land. Video Video
Hurricane Katrina in Black and White
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, one photographer is showing the pictures she took right after the disaster at Hancock County libraries. Video Video
Gov. Bryant Announces Katrina Remembrance Commission
Almost ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, Governor Phil Bryant visited Biloxi to announce the Katrina Remembrance Commission. Video Video
Labyrinth Made of Hurricane Katrina Debris on Display at Ohr O'Keefe Museum
A new exhibit at the Ohr O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi is allowing Coast residents to let go and move on. Video Video
Former Governor Haley Barbour Discusses 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Tonight, former Governor Haley Barbour joined local officials and the public to speak on the challenges still facing the Coast as we rebuild. Video Video
Wooden Oak Sculptures Get a Makeover
After nearly ten years, the famous Katrina sculptures along Highway 90 in Biloxi have just received a makeover. Video Video
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove Remembers Hurricane Katrina
Two hundred and thirty one: that’s the number of people killed in Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina and one man was put in charge of it all. Video Video
New Life Disaster Relief Provides Aid to Disaster Areas
Ken and Dawn Wetzel survived Hurricane Katrina and founded New Life Disaster Relief in an effort to provide aid to the fellow Gulf Coast families whose lives were nearly destroyed. Video Video
Ohr to Launch Huge Katrina Exhibition in March
This time next month ?on March 20th, ?the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art will launch “Katrina +10,” a six month retrospective about Hurricane Katrina.
Volunteers Return to Coast for 10 Year Anniversary of Katrina
It’s been almost ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Coast, and volunteers from 19 different states have gathered to learn more about disaster relief to increase preparedness in the case of another disaster. Video Video
Jackson County Residents Hope for Removal of Empty Slabs
Almost a decade after Katrina and some parts of the Gulf Coast are still suffering with empty slabs. Video Video
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