TITLE

Katrina One Year Later: Expectations Overblown

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, Tim
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Sep2006, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the factors that account for the delay in the reconstruction efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana, a year after being struck by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Congress has approved the release of $77 billion in hurricane aid, but $33 billion have not been disbursed. Reconstruction has been set aside for more immediate humanitarian needs. The steel industry promotes the use of storm-resistant steel framing and roofing in residential construction projects.
ACCESSION #
22600891

 

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