Bechtel Helps House Nearly 100,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi

24 February 2006 Jackson, Mississippi

Bechtel Helps House Nearly 100,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi


"We are pleased to have helped FEMA house so many Mississippians," said Paul Divjak, BNI's program manager. "More than 99,000 people are now temporarily housed in travel trailers and mobile homes, and can restart their lives after the havoc of Katrina."

Based in Frederick, Maryland, Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI) is a leading provider of services to the U.S. government. BNI specializes in large, complex projects in such areas as defense, space, energy, security, and the environment.

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