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Hurricane "season" is a good example. Those states also tend to have a disproportionate number of low-income residents. The response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 showed this is stark reality. A study of Katrina evacuees who stayed behind during the storm but left later showed that 57 percent had total ...
"Aside from not finding housing, the evacuees are having difficulty accessing resources – they don't have their coverage, so while they may have access to dialysis, how are they going to pay for it?" Stahlman says. "This is by far so much more complicated than what we heard when Hurricane Katrina ...

They're just very, very worried about how quickly the island will actually be back up and running,” said Butler. Twelve years ago, 10,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees relocated to Chicago from New Orleans. While far fewer Puerto Rican evacuees are expected, the city believes the slow progress being made ...
TALLAHASSEE — Many Hurricane Irma evacuees say they're apprehensive about packing up and leaving their homes again because forecast models failed to match the final track of the September storm. That worries Craig Fugate, a former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the ...
Massachusetts is the latest in a series of states to offer hurricane evacuees in-state tuition including New York, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Arkansas, ... Cook and Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal said they have already met with evacuee students looking to continue their education.
One of the people the Evans family got to know in the Bay Area was a fellow Katrina evacuee, C.C. Campbell-Rock. Her home in the St. Roch neighborhood of New Orleans was elevated 4 feet above the surrounding ground, but was still inundated with 12 feet of water when the hurricane hit. A painting of ...

One 22-year-old Houston man fled his flooded apartment almost 12 years to the day that Hurricane Katrina pushed him out of New Orleans. “Most traumatic experience of my life, repeating itself,” the man, Romeo, told KHOU on Monday, according to the New York Post. “That's the crazy part … You see the ...
Harvey's catastrophic flooding is an all too familiar scene for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Many who were flooded out 12 years ago have been forced to evacuate again. Houston was nicknamed "New Orleans West" after taking in so many evacuees in 2005. Many who chose to stay in the city may now be ...
Trauma and Resiliency: A Tale of a Syrian Refugee. Andres Barkil-Oteo, M.D., M.S. , Waseem ..... Galea S, Tracy M, Norris F, et al: Financial and social circumstances and the incidence and course of PTSD in Mississippi during the first two years after Hurricane Katrina. J Trauma Stress 2008; 21:357–368 ...
LOS ANGELES — In 1975 when refugees from Vietnam began arriving in America by the thousands, Dominic Luong saw his future. ... For years he tended to the needs of the refugees and immigrants, those whose lives years later would be uprooted again when Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.
"Aside from not finding housing, the evacuees are having difficulty accessing resources – they don't have their coverage, so while they may have access to dialysis, how are they going to pay for it?" Stahlman says. "This is by far so much more complicated than what we heard when Hurricane Katrina ...
They're just very, very worried about how quickly the island will actually be back up and running,” said Butler. Twelve years ago, 10,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees relocated to Chicago from New Orleans. While far fewer Puerto Rican evacuees are expected, the city believes the slow progress being made ...
They ended up in a refugee camp in Thailand. There, they ... "I selfishly wanted Treme to go on and on so I could go back," said Chau, who now lives in Los Angeles and whose parents relocated to Dallas after 2005's Hurricane Katrina. And then she ... "My parents are Vietnamese refugees. I was born in a ...
Massachusetts is the latest in a series of states to offer hurricane evacuees in-state tuition including New York, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Arkansas, ... Cook and Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal said they have already met with evacuee students looking to continue their education.
The number of students who will take advantage of the tuition break is unclear but modest, according to the board, which said many of the students will receive Pell grants. Students displaced by Hurricane Katrina were offered in-state tuition waivers in 2005-2006, according to the state, and in 2001 the ...
As we saw in Hurricane Katrina, those with financial resources, or social networks, can leave but the elderly, disabled and poor often can not. Thus setting out a new humanitarian visa for climate refugees will have to be done thoughtfully with regards to all humanitarian needs. The New Zealand ...
Hurricane Katrina created thousands of refugees who were forced into states throughout the South, and beyond. But not so fast. Media outlets have been deluged with complaints about the term "refugee." Civil rights activist Al Sharpton said, "They are not refugees. They are citizens of the United States.

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - Shatonya Nunnery lost everything twice, once during Hurricane Katrina and again during Hurricane Harvey. Nunnery moved to Gaston County to start a new life. That proved to be a good move. Fellow citizens in the city raised enough money to buy her a refurbished car.
And those skills were put to the test in August, just over a year into his tenure as CEO of the North Texas branch of the American Red Cross. That's when thousands of Hurricane Harvey evacuees made their way north. Rhodes says coordinating care for all those people brought back a flood of memories.
Evans evacuated to San Francisco from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Photo: Santiago Mejia, The Chronicle. Image 2 of 8 .... Daniel Smolkin takes a moment as he recounts his memories from Hurricane Katrina, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. Smolkin evacuated to the ...
Harvey's catastrophic flooding is an all too familiar scene for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Many who were flooded out 12 years ago have been forced to evacuate again. Houston was nicknamed "New Orleans West" after taking in so many evacuees in 2005. Many who chose to stay in the city may now be ...
On that first day, when Hurricane Maria still raged with apocalyptic force, the destruction wrought by the storm was gruesome — and also familiar to anyone who had seen a tornado shuck the roofs off an Oklahoma town or watched Houston flood only a few weeks earlier. When Hurricane Katrina hit New ...
When Lisa Campbell arrived in Greece in November 2015 to help care for the flood of refugees she planned on staying for just a few weeks. She ended up running a refugee camp - until it was suddenly closed last month. What made ... After Hurricane Katrina, I helped start a non-profit called Do Your Part.
An organizer talks with Hurricane Irma evacuees in Tampa, Florida. ... 100 calls about incidents of assault and rape from Katrina evacuees.
As hurricane Irma hits Florida, evacuees try to keep ahead of the storm ... fled Louisiana and Mississippi ahead of hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The day Diane Evans escaped the Hurricane Katrina flood zone, ... is one of several Katrina refugees who resettled in the Bay Area. .... in the Bay Area was a fellow Katrina evacuee, C.C. Campbell-Rock. ... After a couple of days in a hotel that served as a refugee center, he boarded a flight to the Bay Area.
Barack Obama was president when Hurricane Katrina hit New ... However, Obama did meet with Katrina evacuees on 5 September 2005 in ...
Evacuees take shelter from flood waters at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on August 29, 2017. Photo by Joe ...
Christine Moline, who evacuated to Austin during Hurricane Katrina with her husband, Terrence, says it is important for flood victims to ...
It's what he did when he was living in New Orleans during Hurricane ... million evacuees, and the city estimates 40,000 never moved back.
Griffin survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005 by climbing onto the roof of ... down from The Colony when he heard about the evacuees in Dallas, ...
Bell County opened its arms to Hurricane Harvey evacuees, but few came. ... Assistance will be available to any evacuee who comes to the Expo Center, ... was much better organized since the days after Hurricane Katrina.
He came to Dallas to escape the oncoming onslaught of Hurricane Harvey. ... of what happened in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
A hurricane warning sign is seen under storm clouds, above a highway ... In San Antonio, evacuees arrived to check into pet-friendly hotels. ... path of a devastating storms has greatly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, ...
Anh Luu's restaurant, Tapalaya in Northeast Portland, is a tribute to her hometown of New Orleans, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (KATU ...
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) – Many families in the Gulf are saying goodbye to their homes and possessions as they evacuate because of ...
It's something Monroe's done before - housing evacuees 12 years ago during Hurricane Katrina, and something Mayo says the city can do ...
... media to invite the world's aspiring refugees to come to Canada. ... this is reminiscent of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the so-called ...
... to react to Hurricane Katrina, and subsequent hurricanes, with money. ... on behalf of the government, by providing services to refugees. And ...
Nicholls State beat Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and then almost beat ... with the Nicholls campus serving as a refugee center for displaced New ...
... did in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, or in refugee camps in ... It's critical, if Canada is going to accept refugees, that we have the ...
As a result, critical aid to orphanages, refugee camps and hospitals has ... including people affected by Hurricane Katrina and Syrian refugees ...
It has bred extremism, disease and refugees in Africa and the Middle ... The climate is aggravating the refugee problem in Africa and creating ... Don't be fooled by the receding waters after Hurricane Katrina made refugees out ...
Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Heroes & Helpers Recognition Program, ... and provided medical attention to evacuees in the Cajundome following ...
... Hurricane Katrina stressed the importance of treating the evacuees with ... People that took shelter in the dome were referred as residents, not refugees. ... In the early stages of this tragedy of Katrina, there were lots of media ...
McCormick was 9 when his family decided to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hit. When they left, joining a line of thousands of cars, they had ...
Of the estimated 1, 330 people who died in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, most were older persons. Worldwide, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has estimated that older persons make up 8.5 per cent of the overall refugee ...
She has also covered Hurricane Katrina and Muslim women living in Western culture. ... The work she does with VisionWorkshops is similar to the work students do at The Bonner Center, working with different refugees and immigrants around Greensboro.
Later this year Airbnb plans to launch a new community of socially minded hosts that want to put up - for free - people in need, from refugees to aid workers and the homeless, said Bentz. The company already enables its 3 million hosts to offer shelter ...
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