logo-cropped

'Avoid the kneejerk rebuild'

Monday, 14 July 2014 07:59
ANNA PEARSON Last updated 05:00 16/07/2014 Relevant offers An outspoken architectural critic with first-hand experience of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans hopes Christchurch will avoid the "rear-view mirror" effect as it gets back on its feet. Reed Kroloff, the former editor-in-chief of Architecture magazine in the United States, joins a lineup of international writers in this year's Word Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival.
Hurricane Insurance Deductible Fact Sheet
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:12
Do you understand how hurricane damage affects your homeowners insurance? You should, if you have property in a hurricane high-risk region, such as the Gulf of Mexico or an Atlantic coastal community. During the period from 1993 to 2012, hurricanes caused more than $158.2 billion in insured losses in the United States, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III). Understanding this special insurance, especially the details of the hurricane deductible, will help avoid financial surprises…
On border woes, cancel the crazy Katrina comparisons
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 11:02
This article originally appeared in National Journal. DALLAS -- Katrina is Katrina. Nothing else compares in terms of engineering, management, and government failure. It is a singular nightmare of nature. A maelstrom of human bungling intensified its misery with harrowing, near-homicidal effect. For those who forget, 1,833 Americans died in Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Fifty-three levees in and around New Orleans were breached, submerging 80 percent of the city.
10-Year Sentence for Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 04:51
Associated Press Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court with his wife, Seletha Nagin, after being sentenced in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.New Orleans, Louisiana: Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin entered City Hall as a cool and confident self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion.
The 4 Essentials for Surviving a Hurricane ​
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 04:30
In hurricane season, which has begun, the smartest thing you can do is take the Boy Scouts’ advice: Be prepared. Get supplies, equipment and a plan ready so you can swing confidently into action as quickly as necessary.
A 10-year sentence closes the Ray Nagin chapter of New Orleans corruption
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 23:13
NEW ORLEANS — He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confidant self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion. Next stop for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin: federal prison. "Excuse my French — everybody in America — but I am pissed," he shouted during a radio appearance three days after Hurricane Katrina's levee breaches left the city…
In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 22:29
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confidant self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion. Next stop for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin: federal prison. "Excuse my French — everybody in America — but I am pissed," he shouted during a radio appearance three days after Hurricane Katrina's levee breaches left the…
Katrina crisis mayor Ray Nagin jailed for 10 years
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 12:24
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court after being sentenced in New Orleans. Photo / AP A former New Orleans mayor who sprang to prominence for his handling of Hurricane Katrina was sentenced to 10 years in a US prison for bribery and corruption.
Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 10:25
NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city in 2005. Nagin was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for various projects.
‘Katrina mayor’ jailed for 10 years
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 09:34
To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9Open the Internet BrowserClick Tools> Internet Options>Privacy>AdvancedCheck Override automatic cookie handlingFor First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click AcceptClick OK and OKEnabling Cookies in FirefoxOpen the Firefox browserClick Tools>Options>Privacy<Use custom settings for historyCheck Accept cookies from sitesCheck Accept third party cookiesSelect Keep until: they expireClick OKEnabling Cookies…
Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world's leading questionnaire tool.

latter-blum2

Share Bayoubuzz

Powered By JFBConnect