Posts Tagged: katrina

New Understanding of Disaster Preparedness & Recovery in Mississippi

Following Hurricane Katrina, then-Governor Haley Barbour created the state’s Disaster Recovery Division and appointed Jon Mabry as its chief operations officer. Many lessons have been learned in the recovery process in the 7 years since Katrina directly affected some one million Mississippians, nearly one-third of the state’s population. In a recent interview with Emergency Management… Read more »

CB2: Pet Preparedness 5 Years After Katrina

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks ************************* “With every animal comes a person. And if you don’t take care of the animal, you’re leaving the person behind as well.” Those are the words of SPCA Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) Director Connie Brooks as she… Read more »