Following the devastating food shortage of the summer, Haiti faced a barrage of powerful hurricanes, which battered the island nation into precarious situation. Fred De Sam Lazaro reports on the struggle that lies ahead as a nation tries to rebuild…
Following is a transcript of President Bush's speech, as prepared for delivery, in New Orleans Wednesday on Gulf Coast recovery efforts three years after Hurricane Katrina and an audio link of the address.
China paused for three minutes of silence Monday to remember victims of last week's earthquake and to begin three days of mourning. Margaret Warner reports from Beijing and Shanghai on how both the government and Chinese citizens are handling the…
Doctors, business owners and other young professionals have moved into New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina, attracted by the concept of starting anew. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden presents the final report in a series on Katrina's two-year anniversary.
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.
Two years after a tsunami devastated Southeast Asia, the region's hardest hit areas continue to deal with the aftermath. Regional experts discuss efforts to restore the economy and society in the most affected areas.
Reviews of the Iraq rebuilding program show many sub-standard facilities, but construction companies say they face unusual challenges in a war zone. The NewsHour presents a report.
More than 75 percent of public housing in New Orleans is unfit for human habitation after Hurricane Katrina. Rebuilding plans for these homes are underway but will take time, even though residents are ready now to return home.
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin won re-election in a tight run-off race Saturday, and now faces the challenge of starting the massive rebuilding effort of the hurricane-battered city. Ray Suarez provides an update.
By PBS NewsHour
Jutting from the coastline in Biloxi, Miss., casino barges have brought a steady stream of revenue to the area and created thousands of jobs for the once depressed coastal community of some 50,000 residents.
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