Subject: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

  • The Justice Gap

    The post-Katrina work of legal services lawyers shows that if you care about equity, legal aid belongs high on the list of crucial disaster recovery programs.  · 

  • A satirical float in the 2008 Mardi Gras parade pokes fun at the Road Home program.

    Detours on the Road Home

    Serious flaws in the Road Home program have kept many hard-working homeowners from coming back to the Lower 9th Ward. Let’s not repeat them after the next disaster.  · 

  • NYC coastline.

    Rising Tides, Rising Costs

    In the face of climate change, flood insurance rates are rising. But program rules, and the history of who has been shunted into the floodplains, means the brunt is being bore by those least able to absorb it.  · 

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