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By Andrew Mach
When Hurricane Katrina struck, Leah Chase was the chef and co-owner of the legendary New Orleans restaurant, Dooky Chase, a landmark in the city’s oldest black neighborhood. Chase saw her business, home and virtually everything she owned wash away, but…
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Katrina displaced hundreds of thousands of residents of New Orleans and many never returned. For the past decade, filmmaker Rennik Soholt has followed the lives of several families who fled. Now, hear the personal stories of two former New…
The fact that many people died in the floods because they wouldn't leave their animals behind -- as well as the sight of hundreds of abandoned cats and dogs after the flood waters receded -- prompted major changes to state…
By William Brangham
Hurricane Katrina scattered thousands of Gulf Coast children nationwide. A decade later, are children in foster care safer in the event of a disaster?…
By Laura Santhanam
The Mount Nebo Bible Baptist Church in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. As members of the neighborhood slowly return, Rev. Charles Duplessis leads church services and bible study in his own living room,…
Ten years ago, New Orleans public schools were headed for academic rock bottom. And then Hurricane Katrina came, a disaster so devastating that it offered the rare opportunity to start over. Charter schools, empowered to take over, have raised test…
By Jed Horne
Ten years later, New Orleans provides revealing lessons on the role business and economics did and — and didn’t — play in the city’s now notably vigorous recovery.
By Gwen Ifill
NEW ORLEANS -- When I set off for New Orleans to help cover the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week, I confess I expected to bear witness to remarkable rejuvenation.
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