Louisville Metro Government officials say if Hurricane Ike forces Gulf Coast residents to flee their homes, none of them will be staying here as was the case with Hurricane Gustav. Chris Poynter at the mayors office says they’ve told FEMA the city is not prepared to handle another influx of evacuees. “We just sheltered 1,500… Continue reading Louisville Won't House Ike Evacuees
Hundreds of Hurricane Gustav evacuees have been enjoying attractions around Louisville while they wait for word on when they can return home.
Nearly 1500 Gulf Coast evacuees are sharing the Center’s sprawling south wing, sleeping on Red Cross cots and eating donated food.
More than one thousand evacuees, most of them from the New Orleans area, have arrived in Louisville to watch and wait as Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast. The evacuees began arriving late Saturday on FEMA-chartered flights. They’re being housed in a shelter in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center, where officials say… Continue reading Gustav Evacuees Arrive In Louisville