The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its tragic aftermath offers a teaching opportunity. Cubans know that natural phenomena like hurricanes need not result in social catastrophes.
Social scientists hope that studying thriving young Katrina survivors will give them insights into the recovery process for adolescents as well as into the long-term effects of disasters on children.
She quit her job, sold her possessions, including her home, and dedicated her resources, energy and time to New Orleans’ most neglected youths.
Dana Milbank explores the power of Obama derangement syndrome
With 11 entries on the “billion-dollar list,” last year also continued a clear and disturbing disaster trend.
New Orleans residents were dealt a setback Monday when a federal appeals panel, upending its own earlier decision, ruled that the US Army Corps of Engineers cannot be sued for damages stemming from losses sustained after hurricane Katrina.