new orleans recovery
Immigrant workers played a huge part in the relief effort following Hurricane Katrina, so why haven't they been paid yet?
Images Of Abandoned Iconic Spots In New Orleans Urge Us Not To 'Forget' About Katrina 10 Years Later
Perhaps one of the most distressing sites is that of the abandoned Six Flags theme park. Inside many of the homes, passersby
Take a free ferry ride on the Mississippi River. Stop and hear some live jazz musicians while snacking on some pralines or a King Cake. Hold a live alligator on a swamp tour.
The Army Corps' temporary, hydraulic pumps have now been in place since June 1, 2006. That means, as of now, protective structures with a five-year life span are in year six.
By Bruce Nolan Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS (RNS) A Methodist hurricane-recovery ministry that funneled nearly 68,000
It's important to recollect that although planning has been instrumental in the creation and development of New Orleans, New Orleans still exists as a great city because of a planning failure.
It's been an incredible experience to spend the first half of the year in New Orleans, as it's roller-coastered from Super Bowl-inspired ecstasy to oil-spill-driven gloom. No city has traveled so far on the emotional spectrum so fast.
Pentagon Not Accountable for Contractor Spending, But New Orleans Better Be Accountable for Road Home Grants
The feds were concerned that New Orleanians would get housing grants and be unaccountable. Someone has been unaccountable to the tune of $80 billion over the past five years. What do you know, it's the Pentagon.
The $35.6 million requested for South Louisiana is one-tenth the money requested in the budget for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The Great Lakes? Are they dying?
In New Orleans, there have been notable steps forward in arts, education and entrepreneurship since Katrina. The bad news is that the "temporary" pumps installed for future floods do not, and cannot work.
The federal government still has a long fight ahead to make good on promises to rebuild a stronger, safer and more equitable Gulf Coast.