Test Drive Your Disaster Recovery Plan
- 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...
- How Did This Happen? Ripley, Amanda; Bennett, Brian; Thomas, Cathy Booth; Calabresi, Massimo; Donnelly, Sally; Thompson, Mark; Tumulty, Karen; Waller, Douglas; Zagorin, Adam; Chu, Jeff; DeQuine, Jeanne; Klarreich, Kathie // Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/12/2005, Issue 36, p30
The article focuses on issues related to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. Deconstructing Hurricane Katrina will take years. But it is already clear that the blame can be well distributed, from the White House to emergency-management officials at federal, state and local...
- Katrina: Reflections on the Wake of a Storm. Edmunds, Anne // Journal of College Admission;Winter2014, Issue 222, p2
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience helping displaced students move through and past disasters, while taking the opportunity to serve others affected by the wrath of Hurricane Katrina.
- Planning for disaster. Leverich, Joseph // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;9/26/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p8
Discusses the importance of disaster planning in the U.S. Lessons learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; Factors that should be considered by businesses in preparation for a disaster.
- PR PULSE. // PR News;9/21/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 36, p1
Presents information on the report "Disaster Planning in the Private Sector: A Look at the State of Business Continuity in the U.S.," from AT&T and the International Association of Emergency Managers. Significance of the report to the impact of Hurricane Katrina on business enterprises in the...
- Words To RECOVER BY. Woodward, Nancy Hatch // HR Magazine;Dec2005, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p52
The article presents tips for companies on creating disaster communications programs. The collapse of the telecommunication infrastructure because of Hurricane Katrina created major problems for businesses and employees in the U.S. It is important to explain to employees the significance of...
- One & the Same. Gómez, Jen // Lesbian News;Oct2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p33
Assimilates the delayed concern felt in the chaos and loss brought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana with the failure of the U.S. government to provide immediate response to disaster victims. Reaction to stories of compassion and sacrifice covered by the media; Criticism against...
- WHY WE CAN RECOVER. // New Orleans Magazine;Nov2005, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p24
Presents several reasons for the recovery of New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Geo-economic importance of the city; Need for a national assistance among the disaster victims; Lessons learned from the disaster.