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  • September 2, 2005   BY Admin 

    Coastal residents desperate for water and food are facing long lines and deteriorating conditions as hundreds of National Guardsmen arrive to keep order in the hardest-hit areas of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2005  

    Evacuees in Houston, Texas begin the process of rebuilding and starting over amid confusion and fear. A reporter gives an update from Houston as residents from New Orleans arrive in the area seeking shelter. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2005  

    Lt. Gen. Carl Strock, who commands the Army Corps of Engineers, the agency in charge of repairing the levees and draining the floodwaters in New Orleans, discusses the enormous tasks ahead in the submerged city. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2005  

    Survivors of Hurricane Katrina continued to flee New Orleans on Friday seeking shelter in Texas as emergency convoys reached the city to assist remaining residents and try to halt criminal activity. A reporter provides an update from New Orleans. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2005  

    Coastal residents desperate for water and food are facing long lines and deteriorating conditions as hundreds of National Guardsmen arrive to keep order in the hardest-hit areas of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A reporter provides an update. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2005  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks, Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant and NewsHour essayist and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page talk about the horrific events following Hurricane Katrina, including the possible political ramifications of the disaster. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005   BY Admin 

    Some 22,000 National Guard troops will join forces already deployed along the Gulf Coast in an effort to bring security and calm to the region in what officials predict may be the largest military response to a natural disaster in U.S. history. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    Two experts discuss the violence and chaos that erupted in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina flooded the city and left many residents without food or shelter. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Brown called the hurricane and its aftermath a disaster of catastrophic proportions and that FEMA will use all necessary resources to aid emergency relief efforts. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    A report from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, where residents of New Orleans continue searching for shelter, emergency supplies and transportation. Then, a report from Houston as the first wave of New Orleans residents arrive seeking shelter in the Astrodome. Continue reading