How one MS hospital helped neighbors cope with Katrina

Ament, Lucy
October 2005
AHA News;10/3/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p3
Trade Publication
Presents a narrative of how the Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi helped victims of Hurricane Katrina the day it hit. Number of visitors fed by the hospital on that day; Medical procedures performed by the staff of the hospital; Estimated amount of damage incurred by the hospital from the hurricane.


Related Articles

  • Louisiana to thank nation for generosity post-Katrina. Blossman, Lisa // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p25 

    The article reports on the Louisiana Thanks You! campaign which aims to thank the Americans and other people around the world for their sacrifices and generosity of helping Louisiana during the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. As the state moves to the first year anniversary of hurricanes...

  • Memories of New Orleans bring us hope in tragic times. Boss, Donna // Nation's Restaurant News;9/19/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 38, p64 

    Comments on the support given by hospitality-related associations to victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. Gulf Coast. Impact of the hurricane on the hospitality industry in the area; Effort of the National Restaurant Association in supporting the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund;...

  • Food for thought: Government could learn from restaurants' quick response to tragedy. Koteff, Ellen // Nation's Restaurant News;9/19/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 38, p38 

    Comments on the response of the U.S. restaurant industry to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Launch of food relief operations for hurricane victims by various restaurant operators; Organization of the disaster relief fundraising Dine for America by the National Restaurant Association;...

  • On the Scene. Jensen, Marianne; Reding, Sandy; Evans, Cyndi; Pickles, John; MullĂ©, Anne; Martin, Bonnie; Hawkins, Leslie; Del Mundo, Carmelita; Meredith, Laurie; Montgomery, Catherine; Usher, Shirley; Dengate, Diane; Knox, Erika // California Nurse;Nov2005, Vol. 101 Issue 9, p8 

    The article shares the experiences of volunteer registered nurses returning from the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. An assortment of first-person stories from some of the various locations where the California Nurses Association placed registered nurses is presented, including a special...

  • Grass roots is not about grass. Benson, Sally D. // American Nurseryman;10/15/2005, Vol. 202 Issue 8, p4 

    Comments on the effectiveness of the action taken by the farming and rural districts to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, 2005 in the U.S. Things needed to be supplied to those affected by the storm; Definition of the term grass roots; Awareness of the people on the effectiveness of...

  • HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF EFFORT.  // Review of Optometry;10/15/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 10, p24 

    Presents an advertisement for the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in the U.S.

  • Reflections on Katrina. Friedman, Jerry W. // Policy & Practice (19426828);Dec2005, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p3 

    The article discusses how the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) responded to the needs of its members and other people who were affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. The association's response was both strategic and tactical. APHSA was involved in the delivery...

  • There Are No Words To Express Our Gratitude for All The Thousands of Americans. Who Have Helped Jefferson Parish.  // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/16/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p25 

    The article expresses the author's gratitude for the donations and assistance received by Jefferson Parish in Louisiana during the height of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He recounts the severity of the damage caused by the hurricane and the significance of clothing, water and personal item...

  • American storm. Bishop, Ed // St. Louis Journalism Review;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 279, p3 

    The article is about the American society after Hurricane Katrina. Racism was obvious in the aftermath of hurricane. The lack of money for communal needs was obvious. The lack of moral character in political leaders, both Republican and Democrat, was obvious. That America was being humbled was...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics