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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.