Katrina Urges Better Disaster Prep
- Lessons From Disaster Veterans. Victims Of Katrina Share What They Learned. // Credit Union Journal;8/21/2006, Vol. 10 Issue 33, p28
The article is an excerpt from Credit Union Journal following Hurricane Katrina in which Credit Unions shared their mutual experience of the hurricane and the need to prepare themselves fron any such incidents in the future.
- LESSONS LEARNED FROM KATRINA. LAMBERT, RICHARD // Warrior Citizen;2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p19
The article discusses disaster preparedness lessons learned by U.S. federal and local governments and agencies from the 2005 devastation brought by Hurricane Katrina.
- Who Drowned The Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told. Plasat, Greg // Yes!;Summer2007, Issue 42, p53
The article offers the author's views on the true cause for the massive crisis when Hurricane Katrina hit in New Orleans which cites a failed emergency evacuation plan combined with busted levees.
- After Katrina, New Orleans Cops Were Told They Could Shoot Looters. Shankman, Sabrina; Jennings, Tom; McCarthy, Brendan; Maggi, Laura; Thompson, A. C. // Pro Publica;7/24/2012, p1
The article presents a reprint of the article "After Katrina, New Orleans Cops Were Told They Could Shoot Looters," by Sabrina Shankman and colleagues, which appeared in the August 24, 2010 issue. It says that police officers in New Orleans, Louisiana have been ordered to shoot looters after...
- EYES ON THE FUTURE. JOHNSON JR., ALLEN // New Orleans Magazine;Jan2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p38
The article discusses the initiative of New Orleans in Louisiana to stop crime that threatens its recovery after Hurricane Katrina. According to the author, $10 million is allocated for record-high police salaries, benefits, bonuses and film noir commercials for recruits. The author adds that...
- Operation Compassion. ROGERS, MARK // Travel Agent;9/19/2005, Vol. 322 Issue 9, p90
Presents the author's experiences when he volunteered to help evacuated victims of Hurricane Katrina in Houston, Texas, in 2005. Views of the author on voluntarism and helping the needy; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications for voluntarism and disaster management.
- The Storm This Time. Helvarg, David // Multinational Monitor;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 26 Issue 9/10, p9
The article presents a personal account of the natural and unnatural disaster in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. The government failed in terms of precautionary actions, preparation and response both in the local and state level. Destructions caused by the hurricane were high in...
- New Mexico Helps Organize Katrina Relief Efforts. McCracken, Betina // Policy & Practice (19426828);Dec2005, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p17
The article discusses the efforts of New Mexico to help organize relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast area. The state Children, Youth and Family Department accepted donations to be given to hurricane victims. The Human Services Department established a toll-free line...
- Oschner Clinic Exec VP testifies about Katrina communications. // AHA News;2/20/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the effort of the Orchsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Lousiana to implement its emergency preparedness plan for Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Problems in communication systems experienced by Orchsner; Comments from Ochsner executive vice president William Pinsky on the emergency...