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I spent two weeks in Mississippi and Louisiana during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina doing security and clean up. “As sheriff I will not sit back and just let the deputies do all the work. I will lead from the front and will not ask the deputies to do anything that I wouldn't personally do,” Irwin said. “It's time for ...
"I saw a need for this invention during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. I had no way to warm my food. An item such as this would have allowed me to eat hot meals of my choice," said the inventor. The MAGIC AIR BALLOON MICROWAVE enables an individual to enjoy hot food away from home. It allows ...

Simulate the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, like Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab. Or recreate the sensory experience of the first year of life like The Guardian. Give out over a million Google Cardboard viewers to your print subscribers like The New York Times, so people can go on the campaign ...
She grew up in New Orleans and experienced the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. It showed her that climate change is real, she said, adding, “It can happen to the place where you live, your home and your neighborhood.” “People really didn't expect to see flooding to that extent and to see how vulnerable ...
Duany envisions that the Puerto Rican exodus to Florida will be so extensive that it could surpass the number of New Orleans evacuees who fled to Houston in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Tens of thousands came to Houston, and remained long after New Orleans had been rebuilt. “I think ...
When the levee failures in the aftermath of Katrina sent flood waters spilling onto the NOBTS campus, the pulpit was not spared. ... When Graham returned to New Orleans with his son Franklin in 2006 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the pulpit was used again during a special service for area pastors ...

In 2005, after serving as a White House intern, Johnson traveled back to his hometown of New Orleans to work with the Red Cross in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Following his work with the Red Cross, in which he became the youngest black male to operate an emergency response vehicle, ...
... shark swimming near a surfer and a group of children. Kevin Weldon, who founded the company that makes the Little Ripper drones, which were used in the rescue in Australia, was inspired after he saw an unmanned helicopter searching for survivors in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina ...
"I just cried so much," Bradford said, recalling the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "It was definitely traumatic, not knowing what was going to happen. We'd see the news every day, all the craziness happening. Our friends are losing homes. It's just hard." It was especially hard for Bradford, who was a ...
“He was sheriff during some very difficult times, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike,” said current Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Gerald A. Turlich Jr. “What stands out to me was in the aftermath of Katrina, during all of the chaos and destruction, Jiff was a pillar of strength as sheriff. “He locked ...
How President George W. Bush handled the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 is being likened to Trump's response to Hurricane Maria, which many consider the beginning of the end of the Bush presidency. Rolling Stone notes Trump's “callous response” to Hurricane Maria makes Bush's response to ...
The outfit first formed more than 10 years ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and has provided critical first-response support every hurricane season since then, ferrying desperately needed food and equipment to-and-fro and bringing stranded people to dry land. Their story -- one of driven citizens ...
They also reported from Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and covered the economy and culture of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. For Weekend Edition Saturday, Wharton took to the sky with host Scott Simon and combat veterans in vintage jets for a feature on the Wounded Warrior program.
As if these inequities weren't bad enough, our oyster reefs have greatly diminished and our shrimp boat fleet has been decimated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill. This upcoming legislative session, demand that your state legislators protect our fisheries, fishermen and seafood ...
Some school districts "already dealing with an unexpected influx of students related to the disaster," the foundation said. "In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Massachusetts set aside funds to support the education, housing and other costs of refugees temporarily residing in the state," the MTF update said.
... compared to the U.S. states affected by hurricanes in recent months.” The lack of adequate response garnered criticism at home and abroad, especially after U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed Puerto Rico's tragedy, comparing it with Hurricane Katrina's aftermath, which he called "a real catastrophe.
Twenty minutes into her wonderfully rambling, anecdote-stuffed acceptance speech, Bening returned to the importance of the arts and their ability to shine through issues illustrated in Katrina's aftermath, like racism and classism. “There's a lot of things to be happy about. There was a great victory yesterday ...

... police officers implicated in the shootings and cover-up of unarmed civilians in Katrina's aftermath. The officers later entered plea deals to avoid a new trial. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Louisiana ...
Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, believes the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina can give local health officials an idea of what to expect in the coming months. In 2005, following Katrina, West Nile all but disappeared from New Orleans, ...
FILE - This Aug, 31, 2005, file photo shows a man pushing his bicycle through flood waters near the Superdome in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina left much of the city under water. Some of those now taking shelter from Tropical Storm Harvey at Houston's main convention center may be having ...
Drones got their first widespread exposure in emergency response in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the fall of 2005. "We learned a lot during Katrina, about all the things they can do and a few of the limitations. But that knowledge has expanded so much now," said Wasson who spent a month on the ...
In the aftermath of Katrina, in 2009, Chen and a group of friends took over and rebuilt the volunteer-run Social Entrepreneurs of New Orleans. By 2011, as executive director, Chen and her co-founder transformed the organization into Propeller, supporting nonprofit and for-profit entrepreneurs tackling social ...
The term "Cajun Navy" gained popularity in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to describe a loosely organized flotilla of volunteer boaters who poured into New Orleans and other badly hit areas to rescue stranded residents. During disasters, the Cajun Navy has been able to count on Louisiana anglers and ...
Medley, 63, assumed command of Warren Easton in September 2006 after the school reopened following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She served as both principal and chief executive for the school, and she first worked at Easton 31 years ago as teacher before she became an assistant principal in ...
Ruggles is the owner of Helicopters Southwest of Texarkana, Ark., and worked for FEMA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the EPA and law enforcement agencies in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He flew rescue missions documenting the damage and problem areas for the federal agencies ...
After pushing back the second planned “crime story,” which was to detail the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, FX is delving into the world of '90s fashion and the murder of an icon that rocked the industry and fascinated the country. The show doesn't premiere until Jan. 17, but as the year winds down it ...
As if these inequities weren't bad enough, our oyster reefs have greatly diminished and our shrimp boat fleet has been decimated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill. This upcoming legislative session, demand that your state legislators protect our fisheries, fishermen and seafood ...
The duties of a “cultural ambassador” are hard to define, but presumably Irvin Mayfield, when then-Mayor Ray Nagin gave him that title in 2003, was thought to embody the spirit of New Orleans. In the immediate aftermath of Katrina two years later, wild and often preposterous reports of looting and thuggery ...
Some school districts "already dealing with an unexpected influx of students related to the disaster," the foundation said. "In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Massachusetts set aside funds to support the education, housing and other costs of refugees temporarily residing in the state," the MTF update said.
Twenty minutes into her wonderfully rambling, anecdote-stuffed acceptance speech, Bening returned to the importance of the arts and their ability to shine through issues illustrated in Katrina's aftermath, like racism and classism. “There's a lot of things to be happy about. There was a great victory yesterday ...
... police officers implicated in the shootings and cover-up of unarmed civilians in Katrina's aftermath. The officers later entered plea deals to avoid a new trial. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Louisiana ...
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation was founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, when Firehouse Subs co-founders, Chris ...
You know and I think especially in the aftermath of Katrina where there was a huge opportunity to improve upon a lot of inch infrastructure in all ...
But it was the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that most reminds me of the aftermath of Katrina. Watching ...
Nationally, consider the handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; locally, consider the handling of the Clemens Mansion. The EPA ...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the city set up a free clinic at the George R. Brown Convention Center to help care for Louisiana ...
... the series, but it was bumped up to Season 2 while the season focusing on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was pushed back to Season 3.
... emblematic of its resilience in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. ... In the aftermath of Katrina, he stayed out of the spotlight, generally ...
... his hometown New Orleans and even made several public appearances to raise awareness and funds in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
... supported by the Center for Pedagogical Innovation. Wesleyan previously hosted students from Tulane in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Howell Emergency Services Helps America (HESHA) was created in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. HESHA is comprised of volunteers ...
The charity's genesis dates to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the disastrous storm that wrought havoc to the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, Texas ...
The novel, which takes place in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina's devastation on the city of New Orleans, follows the ...
... 90th Troop Command. He served in two combat deployments in Iraq and responded to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
In the immediate aftermath of Katrina, New Orleans lacked a federal command center on the scene altogether, according to a government ...
Inspired by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the groups League of United Latin American Citizens and the Multicultural Media, Telecom and ...
The campus was closed for all of the 2005 fall semester as New Orleans dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. During that time, schools ...
Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday night, Oct. 7, 2017. Jeff AmyAssociated Press. Hurricane ...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Congress passed one disaster recovery package with a special mission in mind. The bill was designed ...
FILE - This Aug, 31, 2005, file photo shows a man pushing his bicycle through flood waters near the Superdome in New Orleans after Hurricane ...


 

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