Latest Social effects of Hurricane Katrina Stories
AS HURRICANE Gustav, larger and more dangerous than 2005's Katrina, barreled toward Louisiana last weekend, nearly 2 million people evacuated coastal areas in a coordinated, methodical effort. Shelters opened hundreds of miles inland. Patients were airlifted from hospitals and nursing homes.
By Michael Peltier BATON ROUGE (Reuters) - Louisiana officials said on Monday they were stepping up efforts to find 51 children in the state's foster care system still missing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.