Louisiana HAZUS User Group (LAHUG)
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News from Region VI
- New Orleans’ Edgewood Park Named to National Register of Historic Places
DENTON, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in partnership with the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) are pleased to announce the new listing of New Orleans’ Edgewood Park Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places. The listing, approved by the National Park Service in late September, marks a major milestone for the community and those involved in the nomination process.English
- Texas Receives More Than $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for University of Texas Medical Branch Mitigation Measures
DENTON, Texas – The state of Texas has received more than $1.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for mitigation measures for a University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) building.
Hurricane Ike damaged the UTMB Customs House, also known as the 1700 Strand Building, in 2008. These mitigation measures will protect it from potential future storm damage.English
- Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma Agencies Receive More than $1.2 Million in FEMA Grants to Assist with Flood Mapping Activities
DENTON, Texas — Agencies in Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma have been awarded more than $1.2 million in non-disaster hazard mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
These grants are part of FEMA’s Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP) program and pay for efforts to maintain up-to-date flood hazard maps and other flood hazard information.
The cities and agencies that received the grants include:English