As Haiti recovers from the devastating earthquake that flattened Port-au-Prince one year ago, researchers are examining how the country can lessen the damage from another disaster using building science. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.
Jon Snow of Independent Television News revisits some places he went after Haiti's deadly earthquake earlier this year to see how the recovery effort is going.
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.
As Haitian President Rene Preval met with President Barack Obama Wednesday to discuss the aftermath of January's devastating earthquake, the PBS NewsHour asked three experts how Haiti's government should proceed with the massive task of recovery.
By Talea Miller
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.
By PBS NewsHour
A sweeping plan to rebuild New Orleans unveiled Wednesday would give all residents a chance to rebuild, including those in low-lying areas, marking a departure from past proposals.
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