This week, President Obama and Administration officials will travel to the Gulf Coast to mark the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Since taking office in January 2009, the Obama Administration has cut bureaucratic red tape to provide residents of the Gulf Coast with the tools that they need to recover from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
In total, the President, Vice President, Cabinet-level officials and other key agency heads have visited the gulf coast upward of 155 times since January 20th 2009. In addition, President Obama has also worked to improve disaster preparedness, response, and recovery nationwide, so that the Gulf Coast and all other regions of the country will be more resilient and better prepared for future disasters. Read more here