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Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 4)

Blakely, Edward (2007) Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 4). Time.

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New Orleans is a city that cherishes its past yet has not taken many steps to design its future. Katrina changed all of that. On August 29th, 2005, New Orleans came face to face with the errors of the past. The levees were inadequate and caused mass flooding. The systems the City had to cope with the problems after the levees broke were not ready. Under Mayor Nagin, the city was just beginning to deal with over 50 years of urban decline and decay.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: New Orleans; Katrina; planning process; redeveloping; new economy
Subjects: Teaching
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Management Response & Systems
Teaching > Risk Management
Teaching > Community Redevelopment
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Preparedness
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    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 18 May 2011 17:45
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/805

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