2006 Citywide Mailout
The city’s “Storm & Flood Preparedness” guide – a 12-page compendium of useful advice on preparing for storms and flooding – arrives to home and businessowners thoughout Biloxi around July 20, 2006. This year’s guide, which includes Vietnamese and Spanish stories, also features the existing and FEMA-proposed flood maps.
A guide to your online version of the Storm and Flood Preparedness guide: (click on individual paragraphs to see individual pages):
- Page 1: Warnings to come earlier this year; and message from Mayor Holloway.
- Page 2: Evacuation map, and information on storm shelters, flood insurance and how to dispose of lawn clippings.
- Page 3: Information on building codes and construction permits, plus a FEMA-created diagram about flood elevations and how they impact flood-insurance rates.
- Page 4: Information about land values; how to prepare for construction projects; FEMA’s youth-oriented web site; the benefits of direct deposit; and “A Lady Called Camille” cablecast by Cable One and the city.
- Page 5: Read about the city’s e-news program.
- Pages 6-7: Hurricane Tracking Map, tips for before, during and after the storm; 2006 season storm names, and local media contact info.
- Pages 8-9: The existing floodplain, along with FEMA’s proposed floodplan.
- Page 10: Vietnamese and Spanish translations; and info on the city’s color-coded permitting procedure.
- Page 11: Frequently called numbers for local, state and federal agencies.
- Page 12: Your guide to the city’s web site, and news about the city’s “Katrina & Biloxi” photo album and DVD.
- To see all 12 pages, click here.
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