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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Chalmette, La. , August 11, 2008 -- Chalmette High School actually served as a shelter during the Hurricane Katrina. The school was severely damaged by flooding, high winds, and rainwater intrusion. Chalmette High School was repaired and reopened with FEMA funding in 2006. The 9th Grade Academy was a replacement and opened in August of 2009. The Saint Bernard Parish School Board applied FEMA grant funding and other donations to build a state-of-the-art expansion encompassing the Lacoste Elementary School (now the 9th Grade Academy), swimming pool and multi-purpose building/gymnasium, a performing arts center and library. Photo By FEMA/Manuel Broussard.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Chalmette, La. , August 11, 2008 -- Chalmette High School actually served as a shelter during the Hurricane Katrina. The school was severely damaged by flooding, high winds, and rainwater intrusion. Chalmette High School was repaired and reopened with FEMA funding in 2006. The 9th Grade Academy was a replacement and opened in August of 2009. The Saint Bernard Parish School Board applied FEMA grant funding and other donations to build a state-of-the-art expansion encompassing the Lacoste Elementary School (now the 9th Grade Academy), swimming pool and multi-purpose building/gymnasium, a performing arts center and library. Photo By FEMA/Manuel Broussard.

 
 
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Title: Chalmette High School (After)

Production Date: 08/11/2008

Caption: Chalmette, La. , August 11, 2008 -- Chalmette High School actually served as a shelter during the Hurricane Katrina. The school was severely damaged by flooding, high winds, and rainwater intrusion. Chalmette High School was repaired and reopened with FEMA funding in 2006. The 9th Grade Academy was a replacement and opened in August of 2009. The Saint Bernard Parish School Board applied FEMA grant funding and other donations to build a state-of-the-art expansion encompassing the Lacoste Elementary School (now the 9th Grade Academy), swimming pool and multi-purpose building/gymnasium, a performing arts center and library. Photo By FEMA/Manuel Broussard.

Photographer Name: Ralph Simcox

City/State: Chalmette, LA

Keywords: Recovery

Disasters: Louisiana Hurricane Katrina (DR-1603)

Disaster Types: Hurricane/Tropical Storm

Categories: Recovery
Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

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