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City adrift : New Orleans before and after Katrina

Author: Jenni Bergal; Center for Public Integrity.; et al
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at Hurricane Katrina as a man-made catastrophe in New Orleans, exposing the depth and breadth of government dysfunction with ramifications far beyond the levees and bayous of southeastern Louisiana.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jenni Bergal; Center for Public Integrity.; et al
ISBN: 9780807132845 0807132845
OCLC Number: 84837951
Description: xiii, 168 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The storm / Jenni Bergal --
The environment / Sara Shipley Hiles --
The levees / John McQuaid --
Emergency preparedness / Jim Morris --
Social services / Katy Reckdahl --
Health care / Jenni Bergal --
Politics / Curtis Wilkie --
Housing and insurance / Frank Koughan.
Responsibility: Jenni Bergal ... [et al.] ; foreword by Dan Rather ; a Center for Public Integrity Investigation.
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Looks at Hurricane Katrina as a man-made catastrophe in New Orleans, exposing the depth and breadth of government dysfunction with ramifications far beyond the levees and bayous of southeastern Louisiana.

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