Fluor Corporation has secured a £55 million ($100 million) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build temporary housing in New Orleans after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Work will cover the location and installation of temporary homes in Lousiana. The housing units will include electricity, portable water and sanitary sewage facilities.
Fluor chairman and chief executive officer Alan Boeckmann said: 'Approximately 400 Fluor employees are already at work making plans for the temporary unit. This number is growing rapidly.'
The project comes just days after New Orleans firm Shaw Group were drafted in to assess the damage and rebuild New Orleans.
Shaw also has £55 million ($100 million) carrying out assessments, designs, construction, transportation utilities and facilities management work.
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