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Hurricane Katrina - A Personal View

Volume II Gulfport to Pearlington

by Susan DuBois

  • 320 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Outskirts Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • History : General,
  • Nature : Natural Disasters,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8897144M
    ISBN 101598007521
    ISBN 109781598007527

      The Facts on Hurricane Katrina's Damage. Damage and Insurance: Hurricane Katrina cost a staggering $ billion.   Insurance covered only $80 billion of the losses, according to Swiss Re.   Flooding in New Orleans caused a considerable amount of damage. It destroyed or rendered uninhabitable , homes. .   Breach of faith: Hurricane Katrina and the near death of a great American city Hurricane Katrina shredded one of the great cities of the South, and as levees failed and the federal relief effort proved lethally incompetent, a natural disaster became a man-made catastrophe. As an editor of New Orleans' daily newspaper, the Pulitzer Prize--winning Times-Picayune, Jed Horne has had a .

    Nonfatal Injuries Following Hurricane Katrina--New Orleans, Louisiana, J Safety Res. ;37(2) doi: / Epub May Authors Ernest E Sullivent 3rd 1, Christine A West, Rebecca S Noe, Karen E Thomas, L J David Wallace, Rebecca T Leeb. Affiliation 1 Division of Injury Response, Centers for Disease. The stretch of Mid-City was flooded by the levee failures following Hurricane Katrina in Blocks of homes were demolished to make room for the medical complex that was envisioned as a health.

    Conduct research about Hurricane Katrina using the Internet, particularly personal blogs, and Web sites containing personal stories of Hurricane Katrina survivors. Other primary library resources. Hurricane Katrina: America's Unnatural Disaster Jeremy I. Levitt, Matthew C. Whitaker, editors ISBN (cloth) University of Nebraska Press, The Repopulation of New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina Kevin F. McCarthy, D. J. Peterson, Narayan Sastry, Michael Pollard ISBN (paper) RAND Corporation, G.


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Hurricane Katrina - A Personal View by Susan DuBois Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina rumbled ashore, wreaking havoc across Louisiana, Mississippi, and the entire Gulf Coast. Here are some of the best articles and books written about the storm in the decade that followed it, as selected by The Huffington Post's : Nick Baumann.

Many books have been written about the hurricane, and no doubt, many more will come. Following is a list of nonfiction books that focus on Katrina and that are available for Jefferson Parish. Books shelved as hurricane-katrina: Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Ho.

Horowitz's book, published just over a month before the 15th anniversary of the infamous storm that made landfall on Aug. 29,is divided into two parts — the first part covering to the years just prior to Hurricane Katrina.

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More Buying Choices $ (36 used & new offers). The best books on Hurricane Katrina recommended by Gary Rivlin. Katrina was not a natural disaster but an engineering one, says the journalist and author.

He chooses the best books on Hurricane Katrina, ranging from a novel to a geographical biography of New Orleans. Katrina: A History, – Andy Horowitz Harvard Univ. Press (). InHurricane Katrina drowned New Orleans, Louisiana, killing hundreds of. The Pulitzer Prize winner's new book combines uses poetry, reporting and personal experience to explore life after Hurricane Katrina hit in   *Starred Review* As the floodwaters rose after Hurricane Katrina, patients, staff, and families who sheltered in New Orleans’ Memorial Hospital faced a crisis far worse than the storm itself.

Without power, an evacuation plan, or strong leadership, caregiving became chaotic, and exhausted doctors and nurses found it difficult to make even the. Hurricane Katrina Nonfiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

When Hurricane Katrina smashed the Gulf Coast on the morning of Aug. 29,President George W. Bush was kicking back at his Texas ’d managed to ignore the news. The evacuation of New. But in New Orleans, some have dubbed this year’s graduates the “Katrina to COVID Class,” because their academic careers are book-ended by Hurricane Katrina and the pandemic.

These students trace their earliest memories to By Channing Joseph. Ten years ago this week on Aug Hurricane Katrina was born above the warm, blue seas that surround the Bahamas.

Before long, the. Hurricane Katrina has been featured in a number of works of fiction (as well as non-fiction). This article is an ongoing effort to list the many artworks, books, comics, movies, popular songs, and television shows that feature Hurricane Katrina as an event in the plot.

Reflecting on Katrina 10 years later. As the country commemorates 10 years since Hurricane Katrina hit and reflects on the stories of the disaster, Pauline remembers her disaster experiences growing up and the journey through the aftermath of the late-August storm that changed lives and communities forever.

A disaster psychologist sees parallels between surviving Hurricane Katrina and surviving stage 4 colon cancer.

In AugustHurricane Katrina devastated thousands of people along the Gulf Coast. Jamie Aten, Ph.D., a disaster psychologist, had moved with his wife and young daughter to south Mississippi just six days prior. In some respects, Hurricane Katrina was the equivalent of a weapons of mass destruction WMD attack on the Gulf Coast.

The hurricane caused catastrophic damage over an area roughly the size of Great Britain. However, while it is tempting to view a storm such as Katrina as a once-in-a-lifetime event, doing so would be an exercise in wishful thinking.

Although Katrina was a very large hurricane. A new book tells the harrowing story of Memorial Medical Center, where some physicians took the lives of their patients during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

When Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast and devastated New Orleans inmany wondered what would become of the fabled city and its French-and-African fused culture. By mid-November ofour three reading classes at the Loyola Intensive English Program (LIEP) had spent much time exploring Hurricane Katrina in a close and personal way.

We had read the emotionally gripping Hurricane Katrina story of the Zeitoun family in the book ZEITOUN by Dave Eggers, we had seen the effects of the hurricane on a Saint Bernard Parish family in the. Description. When Hurricane Katrina hit on Augmuch of the Gulf Coast Region and almost the entire Metro New Orleans Area was forced to evacuate for several weeks, as local governments re-established basic infrastructure for electricity and water.

Some residents emptied their refrigerators before they evacuated. However, most residents in the region did not know that they would. A doctor and two nurses were arrested overnight in connection with the deaths of patients at a New Orleans hospital in the days following Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana attorney general’s.

"Salvage the Bones," a new novel by Jesmyn Ward, tells the story of a Mississippi Gulf Coast family in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, which .Beyond Katrina is poet Natasha Trethewey’s very personal profile of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and of the people there whose lives were forever changed by hurricane Katrina.

Trethewey spent her childhood in Gulfport, where much of her mother’s .