10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast. Mississippi's coastline was forever changed by this storm; entire neighborhoods were destroyed by the storm surge and 120 mph winds. Water went as far as 12 miles inland. During this anniversary, MPB remembers Hurricane Katrina for the destructive force it was, while recognizing the incredible courage and resilency of the Gulf Coast as they recovered from this once-in-a-lifetime storm.
State's top insurance officials says mitigation is key to lowering rates in the future.Read More
This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The massive storm took shape in the Gulf, August 23rd, before ravaging Mississippi days later. Two-hundred and thirty-eight Mississippians died. Thousands evacuated, but some thought they were on solid ground.Read More
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, large areas of vacant land remain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. What's going to happen to it?Read More