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In Their Own Words

Hurricane Katrina: Lessons for Charities

Read the transcript of our live online discussion about the recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast five years after Hurricane Katrina struck the region.

Katrina: Five Years Later

  • A Local Leader Learns How to Slow Down and Step Back 1

    A Local Leader Learns How to Slow Down and Step Back Premium Link

    A Gulf Coast charity leader teaches local residents self-reliance as they seek to solve problems still lingering after the storms of 2005.

  • A Foundation’s Lesson in Disaster Giving 1

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    After spending $11-million to help the Gulf Coast recover from Hurricane Katrina, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation shares what it learned about responding to disasters.

  • Race and Class Divides Still Cause Struggles 1

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    Poor neighborhoods on the Gulf Coast are still struggling five years after Hurricane Katrina, say charity leaders.

  • Housing Dearth Causes Trouble 1

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    The global financial crisis has hampered efforts to increase low-cost housing in the Gulf Coast region. Jim Kelly, who heads a housing group in New Orleans, says one of his...