Two years after Hurricane Katrina's battered New Orleans, the city still faces lingering housing problems, particularly in low- and middle-income neighborhoods that were abandoned. Correspondent Tom Bearden begins a three-part series on the Gulf Coast's recovery.
Two years ago, Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding devastated New Orleans and its surrounding area. The New Orleans Times-Picayune's Chris Rose discusses the healing state of New Orleans on the second anniversary.
Nearly one-quarter of Department of Homeland Security positions remain vacant, according to a House committee report, raising concerns that the office may be unprepared for future emergencies.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
More than a year after Hurricane Katrina inundated the city, New Orleans residents remain economically and psychologically affected by the storm, according to a survey released Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Although New Orleans' new trauma center is considered an improvement over pre-Hurricane Katrina care, much of the city's health care system is still experiencing widespread problems. The NewsHour looks at the system as a whole in the second of a…
After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in August 2005, FEMA spent billions of dollars on trailers that served as temporary housing. As many of the trailers now sit vacant, the NewsHour reports on maintenance expenses and criticism of FEMA.
Almost 18 months after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, thousands of its victims are still without health care. In the first of a two-part report, NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer looks at how doctors are providing some temporary relief.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The city of New Orleans filed a claim against the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday, seeking $77 billion for damages sustained when the corps-built levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, flooding 80 percent of the city.
Hurricane Katrina damaged more than 100 of New Orleans' 128 public schools and led to a state takeover of the district. As a result, schools, teachers and students have had to start from the beginning to improve the state of…
The Road Home program was granted $7.5 billion by the federal government to help New Orleans homeowners rebuild. But of the 109,000 families who have applied, only 1,300 homeowners have received anything. The NewsHour reports on the reconstruction process.
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