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Latest Social effects of Hurricane Katrina Stories

2008-09-03 09:00:21

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.

2005-10-10 19:22:25

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.