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stephen rosenberg

this article got me depressed I just can't believe that we in this country can't help .We realy need stong gov leadership and serious organization.Most people don't have the money or the resourses , but together we can.

Mind Mart

How can we offer them services when all our money goes to support his 'war'? I see this lack of services in the VA as well. Money for bullets and none for people.


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Some of your users may not even remember the events. Please let me refresh their memory...

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It formed over the Bahamas on August 23, 2005, and crossed southern Florida as a moderate Category 1 hurricane, causing some deaths and flooding there, before strengthening rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico and becoming one of the strongest hurricanes on record while at sea. The storm weakened before making its second and third landfalls as a Category 3 storm on the morning of August 29 in southeast Louisiana and at the Louisiana/Mississippi state line, respectively.

The storm surge caused severe damage along the Gulf Coast, devastating the Mississippi cities of Waveland, Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi, Ocean Springs, and Pascagoula. In Louisiana, the federal flood protection system in New Orleans failed in more than fifty places. Nearly every levee in metro New Orleans breached as Hurricane Katrina passed east of the city, subsequently flooding 80% of the city and many areas of neighboring parishes for weeks.

At least 1,836 people lost their lives in Hurricane Katrina and in the subsequent floods, making it the deadliest U.S. hurricane since the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane. The storm is estimated to have been responsible for $81.2 billion (2005 U.S. dollars) in damage, making it the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. The catastrophic failure of the flood protection in New Orleans prompted immediate review of the Army Corps of Engineers, which has, by congressional mandate, sole responsibility for design and construction of the flood protection. There was also widespread criticism of the federal, state and local governments' reaction to the storm, which resulted in an investigation by the U.S. Congress, and the resignation of Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael D. Brown. Conversely, the National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service were widely commended for accurate forecasts and abundant lead time.

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"They are dealing with these concerns in their own personal lives, as well as in the lives of members of the congregation who are coming home," she said.

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"They are dealing with these concerns in their own personal lives, as well as in the lives of members of the congregation who are coming home," she said.


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"They are dealing with these concerns in their own personal lives, as well as in the lives of members of the congregation who are coming home," she said.

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"Studies conducted in Katrina's wake have found significant increases in substance abuse, depression and suicide." a quote from your post.

Why is it that this is not being covered more in the media? This story has faded away unfortunately.

I hope that things have improved greatly since you posted this.

john bauer

The old saying "Rome wasn't built in a day " needs to apply. I was in FL when Katrina hit and it devistated thousands. Some people have lower tolrances for disaster and some higher. It was made mor devistating when the goverment took so long to respond. It takes a village to heal and not rely on one minister. I feel sorry for all who lost loved ones, and wish it didn't happen. There wa so much wrong with the way things happened after Katrina. As of now some things are still in dissaray.

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