August 29, 2006

Special Katrina Edition

Editor’s Note: This special issue of “Disaster Research” marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. A number of reports have been released and Web pages created to commemorate the disaster and remind us that there is still much to be done. Some of these resources are listed below. Additional resources will be noted in future issues as they come to our attention.

Speeches and News Releases: Hurricane Katrina: Rebuilding the Gulf Coast Region
The White House

Continuing Progress: A 1-Year Update on Hurricane Recovery and Rebuilding
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 23 pp.

Web Page: Hurricane Katrina - One Year Later
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Web Portal: Hurricane Katrina
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Web Page: HUD Katrina Accomplishments - One Year Later
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Transcript: Hurricane Katrina, Coastal Protection and Reconstruction Efforts
U.S. Department of State, Foreign Press Centers

Broken Promises: The Republican Response to Katrina
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Democrats, 19 pp.

One Year After Katrina: Progress Report on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal
Office of Governor Haley Barbour, Mississippi, 46 pp.

A Year of Healing: A Red Cross Report on Katrina, Rita & Wilma
American Red Cross, 20 pp.

Web Page: Katrina: One Year Later
“The Times-Picayune”

Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later; What Must We Do Next?
American Society of Civil Engineers, 13 pp.

Building a Better New Orleans: A Review of and Plan for Progress One Year after Hurricane Katrina
The Brookings Institution, 48 pp.

Special Edition of the Katrina Index: A One-Year Review of Key Indicators of Recovery in Post-Storm New Orleans
The Brookings Institution, 16 pp.

Forgotten Communities, Unmet Promises: An Unfolding Tragedy on the Gulf Coast
Oxfam America, 52 pp.

Envisioning a Better Mississippi: Hurricane Katrina and Mississippi - One Year Later
Mississippi State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 81 pp.

The Faces of Hurricane Katrina: A Portrait of Poverty Throughout America
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, 5 pp.

GulfGov Reports: One Year Later
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 62 pp.

After the Storm: Social Capital Regrouping in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
Mercatus Center, George Mason University, 40 pp.

Television Program: Washing Away - Losing Louisiana
Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Overview of Baseline Survey Results: Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, 108 pp.

Questions for the readership and contributions to this e-newsletter are encouraged. Questions and messages should be indicated as such and sent to hazctr@colorado.edu.

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