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Map FEMA Statements of Emergency in Gulf States 08.Sep.2005 08:31

EasyRider

Check the attached Word Document. It contains the maps for each state for each FEMA Statement of Emergency.

It show that Louisiana Coastal and Delta parishes were not included in FEMA Aug 27th Statement of Emergency. It was not until the 29th after Katrina hit Louisiana that they were included.

Louisiana--27th
Governor Blanco asks President to Declare an Emergency for the State of Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina.  http://www.gov.state.la.us/Press_Release_detail.asp?id=976


Louisiana-27th

Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Louisiana
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050827-1.html

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Alabama- Aug 28th

Return to this article at:
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050828-3.html

Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Alabama

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Mississippi

Aug 28th

Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Mississippi

 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050828.html

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Louisiana--29th

Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050829-2.html

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Alabama--29th

Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Alabama

 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050829-12.html

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Mississippi--Aug 29th

Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Mississippi
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/08/20050829-4.html

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Map of Louisiana Parishes Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 27th
Map of Louisiana Parishes Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 27th
Map of Alabama Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 28th
Map of Alabama Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 28th
Map of Mississippi Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 28th
Map of Mississippi Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 28th

Map of Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th 08.Sep.2005 08:39

EasyRider

Below are the mapping of the counties listed in the FEMA Statements of Disasters on Augusta 29th.

Note that the Louisiana coastal and delta parishes are now added to the statements.

They were not included in the Augusta 27th FEMA Statement of Emergency. Why?

Did this omission stop resources to New Orleans? Did Americans die because Louisiana parishes in the path of Katrina were not in the Augusta 27th FEMA Declaration?
Map of Louisian Parishes Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th
Map of Louisian Parishes Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th
Map of Mississippi Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th
Map of Mississippi Counties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th
Map of AlabamaCounties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th
Map of AlabamaCounties Listed in FEMA Declaration of Emergency--Aug 29th

Legion of Maps 08.Sep.2005 08:45

EasyRider

The colors used in the above maps are:
Yellow not included in original Aug 27th and 28th FEMA Declaration
Blue included in original Aug 27th and 28th FEMA Declaration
Green added on the Augusta 29th FEMA declarations

Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Louisiana 10.Sep.2005 16:38

JH

A request for Federal Emergency Assistance comes from the Governor of the effected state, right? So the information about the specified parished would have come from the Governor's office. Perhaps Gov. Blanco asked only for assistance in the upper parishes which would allow the state's response to focus on the areas most likely in harms way.

Quote:
SUBCHAPTER IV-A--EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
UNITED STATES CODE TITLE 42. THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE CHAPTER 68--DISASTER RELIEF
{501} 5191. Procedure for declaration

(a) Request and declaration
All requests for a declaration by the President that an emergency exists shall be made by the Governor of the affected State. Such a request shall be based on a finding that the situation is of such severity and magnitude that effective response is beyond the capabilities of the State and the affected local governments and that Federal assistance is necessary. As a part of such request, and as a prerequisite to emergency assistance under this chapter, the Governor shall take appropriate action under State law and direct execution of the State's emergency plan. The Governor shall furnish information describing the State and local efforts and resources which have been or will be used to alleviate the emergency, and will define the type and extent of Federal aid required. Based upon such Governor's request, the President may declare that an emergency exists.

(b) Certain emergencies involving Federal primary responsibility
The President may exercise any authority vested in him by section 5192 of this title or section 5193 of this title with respect to an emergency when he determines that an emergency exists for which the primary responsibility for response rests with the United States because the emergency involves a subject area for which, under the Constitution or laws of the United States, the United States exercises exclusive or preeminent responsibility and authority. In determining whether or not such an emergency exists, the President shall consult the Governor of any affected State, if practicable. The President's determination may be made without regard to subsection (a) of this section.
 http://www.co.clackamas.or.us/emergency/sub4a.htm

Blanco's Letter to Bush - Katrina 27.Sep.2005 20:57

baracon

Here is part of the letter from Blanco asking for a declared state of emergency on Aug. 26, 2005. Their list of affected parishes is just a little different.
 http://www.gov.state.la.us/Press_Release_detail.asp?id=976

Press Release
Date: 8/27/2005


Contact:Denise Bottcher or Roderick Hawkins at 225-342-9037


Governor Blanco asks President to Declare an Emergency for the State of Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina


BATON ROUGE—Today Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco forwarded a letter to President Bush requesting that he declare an emergency for the State of Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina. The full text of the letter follows:

August 27, 2005


The President
The White House
Washington, D. C.

Through:
Regional Director
FEMA Region VI
800 North Loop 288
Denton, Texas 76209

Dear Mr. President:

Under the provisions of Section 501 (a) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5206 (Stafford Act), and implemented by 44 CFR § 206.35, I request that you declare an emergency for the State of Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina for the time period beginning August 26, 2005, and continuing. The affected areas are all the southeastern parishes including the New Orleans Metropolitan area and the mid state Interstate I-49 corridor and northern parishes along the I-20 corridor that are accepting the thousands of citizens evacuating from the areas expecting to be flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

"The affected areas are all the southeastern parishes including the New Orleans Metropolitan area".

I think that part may have been missed by the fed's.