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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:30
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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 02:00
Psychological treatment needed to assist families of ferry victims . APRIL 22, 2014 01:46. . The Katrina, the powerful hurricane that hit southern regions of the U.S., including Louisiana and Mississippi in August 2005, was the biggest ever natural disaster that killed over 1,200 deaths. The Katrina exposed problems such as lack of relief supplies and delays in treatment. Since it was forecast in advance, however, authorities and people were able to thoroughly prepare for…
Wilson Drama Club to perform play about Hurricane Katrina animal rescues
Monday, 21 April 2014 16:30
CHAMBERSBURG >> The Wilson College Drama Club, known as the Kittochtinny Players, will perform a play about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, seen through the eyes of a young man who volunteered to help rescue the pets left behind. Performances of "Because They Have No Words" will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 26, in Laird Hall. Admission to the shows, which are open to the public, is free but donations are gratefully…
Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters
Thursday, 17 April 2014 19:15
The decimation of the Gulf Coast oyster industry following the one-two punches of Hurricane Katrina and the Deep Horizon oil spill gets a much-deserved close-up in the enlightening, if sometimes sluggish, documentary "Vanishing Pearls." Shot from 2010 to 2013, the film focuses on the travails of the small fishing village of Pointe à la Hache, La. Writer-producer-director Nailah Jefferson tracks the fallout from those two disasters, particularly the 200-million-gallon BP oil spill.
Katrina Kid goes from TJC to North Texas
Thursday, 17 April 2014 17:00
POSTED: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 3:57pm UPDATED: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:11pm Tyler (KETK) — Todd Eaglin has quite a story to tell. Hurricane Katrina forced him to move from Louisiana to Houston. From Houston, Eaglin walked-on at Tyler Junior College. Now he has signed a college basketball scholarship with The University of North Texas.
St. Bernard proclaims April fair housing month following last year's post-Katrina housing discrimination settlement
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 13:30
Following last year's post-Hurricane Katrina housing discrimination settlement with the federal government and private plaintiffs, St. Bernard Parish on Tuesday (April 15) proclaimed April fair housing month, with a sheet answering the question "What is fair housing month and why does it matter to you?" To read the full proclamation and announcement, click here, or see it posted at the bottom of this article.
Xactware Case Study Reveals How Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Transformed Its Catastrophe Claims Handling ...
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 02:16
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2014 Xactware Case Study Reveals How Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Transformed Its Catastrophe Claims Handling after Hurricane Katrina Insurer uses Xactware solutions to improve response time, consistency, tracking capabilities METAIRE, La., and LEHI, Utah - A new Xactware case study reveals how Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance used Xactware`s suite of claims solutions to transform its catastrophe claims handling after Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge | Video
Monday, 14 April 2014 18:33
Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people. The new online map will appear on the center's website when a watch is announced for a hurricane and for some tropical storms. It is being showcased this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando as an overdue service only now having the technology to…
Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge
Monday, 14 April 2014 17:15
Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people. The new online map will appear on the center's website when a watch is announced for a hurricane and for some tropical storms. It is being showcased this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando as an overdue service only now having the technology to…
American College of Endocrinology (ACE) focuses on emergency planning for people with diabetes at National Hurricane ...
Monday, 14 April 2014 09:00
ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights:@TheAACE attends Hurricane Conference to share planning tips for people w/ #diabetes; prgm w/Lilly Diabetes offering emergency tips since '05@TheAACE, in partnership with Lilly Diabetes, offers emergency planning tips for people with #diabetes at www.empoweryourhealth.orgFor the second consecutive year, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) will meet this week with federal, state, and local emergency preparedness officials at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando to highlight resources…
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