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State marking ten years since Katrina, Rita

1 year 2 months 4 weeks ago July 30, 2015 Jul 30, 2015 Thursday, July 30 2015 July 30, 2015 4:27 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - State officials said as Louisiana marks ten years since hurricanes Katrina and Rita impacted the Gulf coast they're drawing attention to the recovery work that's been done.

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness created a website which offers a complete look at Louisiana's decade of recovery and a calendar for events marking the hurricanes' passing.

"It's important to look back on these events that changed our state forever," said GOHSEP Director Kevin Davis. "This site highlights the tremendous strides Louisiana has made over the past decade, while we continue to work with our partners at the local, state and federal levels to finish the recovery efforts."

GOHSEP also reminded Louisiana residents they can sign up for emergency alerts on most smartphones and tablets using the state's free Alert FM app, and download the new Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Guide and other important information at their Get A Game Plan website and app.

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