The Old Man and the Storm
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The Post-Disaster Failures

Officials and close observers assess the recovery effort in New Orleans, and the city's future

The Federal Government's Performance

Opinions on what went wrong and what lessons can be learned.

The Future of New Orleans

Can the city come back? And will it be a different New Orleans?

The Road Home Program

Assessing the roots of the problems and major delays in this state-run, federally funded housing assistance plan.

The Stafford Act

It dictates the federal response to natural disasters. After Katrina, officials at all levels of government said it needs an overhaul.

posted january 6, 2009

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