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Rebuilding a Jail, Orleans Parish Thinks Small
Society & Culture  (tags: New Orleans jail, prison reform, Katrina, society, americans )

- 1033 days ago -
Abandoned by correctional staff when Hurricane Katrina hit, inmates at the Orleans Parish Prison stood chest-deep in sewage-tainted floodwater for as long as four days before they were rescued.
New Orleans Cops Say They Got Orders Authorizing Them to Shoot Looters in the Chaos After Hurricane Katrina
Society & Culture  (tags: law, police, Katrina, rioting, safety, society, politics, government, americans, crime, culture, news, usa, rights )

- 2853 days ago -
n the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina, an order circulated among New Orleans police authorizing officers to shoot looters, according to present and former members of the New Orleans Police Department.
Hundreds of Millions in Katrina Funds Remain Unspent
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, relief, Katrina, Louisiana, culture, abuse, racism, corruption, law, rights, interesting, society, usa, ethics, government )

- 2856 days ago -
Five years after hurricane, La. program declared discriminatory
New Orleans: A Snapshot
Society & Culture  (tags: New Orleans, Katrina, society, politics, crime, culture, americans, usa, humans, interesting, news )

- 3219 days ago -
Jobs. Tourists. Housing. Crime. What the numbers say about the area and its recovery four years after Katrina's devastation.
Make It Right - Help Rebuild New Orleans Lower 9th
Society & Culture  (tags: rebuild, Katrina, New Orleans, foundation, donations )

- 3803 days ago -
n an effort to help re-build the parts of New Orleans devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Ellen has joined forces with Brad Pitt's "Make It Right" Foundation.
Hurricane Katrina Nursing Home Owners Acquitted
Society & Culture  (tags: Huricane, Katrina, Nursing Home, floods, drownings, deaths, humans )

- 3935 days ago -
The owners of a suburban New Orleans nursing home where 35 patients drowned in Hurricane Katrina 's flood waters were found not guilty of negligent homicide and cruelty charges Friday by a six-member jury. The jury - four women and two men - took about
Katrina-Ravaged Coast Still Struggling
Society & Culture  (tags: katrina, interesting )

- 3945 days ago -
Two years after Hurricane Katrina hit, coastal residents say they still need help. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, was nearly destroyed by Katrina. "The mental and spiritual needs -- just still overwhelming," said a pastor
Katrina 'Children' Share Emotional Stories of New Orleans
Society & Culture  (tags: katrina, humans, interesting )

- 3945 days ago -
Youg Lives destroyed and disrupted bythe fury of nature and the apathy of governement
Brad Pitt Aims to Keep Focus on Katrina Recovery
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, Katrina )

- 3952 days ago -
Calling Hurricane Katrina a "man-made disaster," actor Brad Pitt said on Tuesday he remains committed to helping the city recover from the storm
Hurricane Katrina Evacuees Trapped in Trailers
Society & Culture  (tags: Katrina, survivors, victims, flood, Hurricane, evacuees, humans, family, americans, world )

- 3969 days ago -
BAKER, La. - It was bad enough when Hurricane Katrina chased Carrie Lewis out of her assisted-living home in New Orleans. Now she fears the rest of her life may be spent in the isolation of a federally sponsored trailer park. Because hurricanes Katrina
Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later.Why New Orleans Still Isn't Safe. The Threatening Storm
Society & Culture  (tags: flood, hurricane, katrina, storms, drowning, humans, children, americans, animals, environment, family, health, usa )

- 3971 days ago -
The most important thing to remember about the drowning of New Orleans is that it wasn't a natural disaster. It was a man-made disaster, created by lousy engineering, misplaced priorities and pork-barrel politics. Katrina was not the Category 5 killer
Art for Our Sake
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, large scale, awareness, public perspective, social, environmental causes, Katrina, gas crisis )

- 4021 days ago -
..two artists who use large-scale installations to provoke awareness and shift public perspective on current social and environmental crises..Both artists strive to incite action towards sustainability and social justice with a visual jolt to the system

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