It's very hard for me to separate my own experiences in the aftermath of Katrina from the flood of other impressions I've wallowed in since 2005. I've watched HBO's "Treme" and Spike Lee's "If God is Willing and…
Betty Ann Bowser returns to New Orleans to see how three families are coping five years after Hurricane Katrina.
Physical damage from Hurricane Katrina is still evident in New Orleans while the psychological devastation is sometimes harder to detect. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examines the mental impact of two disasters, Katrina and then the Gulf oil disaster, in…
New floodgates at the 17th Street Canal (Photo by Betty Ann Bowser) On a steamy morning June 2006, less than a year after Hurricane Katrina, I sat in a packed ballroom at a hotel in downtown New Orleans to…
The state of the levee system in New Orleans continues to be a major concern, especially during hurricane season. Jeffrey Brown gets two views on the city's revamped coastal protection system.
By Betty Ann Bowser, Lea Winerman
Betty Ann Bowser looks at what has changed in the Ninth Ward in New Orleans -- and what hasn't -- since Hurricane Katrina devastated the area five years ago.
By Molly Finnegan
"Destroy This Memory" is a narrative photo series by Richard Misrach comprised of 69 color prints that showcases the graffiti messages scrawled by Katrina victims and rescue workers.
By Hari Sreenivasan
We talked this week with A.C. Thompson, one of the reporters from ProPublica who has been investigating the New Orleans Police Department in the years since Hurricane Katrina. He has been exploring reports of specific acts of excessive force…
By Molly Finnegan
Photographer Richard Misrach went to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina to capture images of the messages people had left on buildings and cars in graffiti when they didn't have any other way to express themselves. His…
Photographer Mario Tama of Getty Images shares some images he has captured of New Orleans and its residents in the five years since he first documented Hurricane Katrina's profound effects on the city.
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