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Recovering from Hurricane Katrina

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Recovering from Hurricane Katrina

responding to the immediate needs of its victims : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, September 28, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Disaster victims -- Services for -- Gulf States,
  • Disaster relief -- Gulf States,
  • Emergency management -- Gulf States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-445
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14554774M
    ISBN 100160766168
    OCLC/WorldCa70678706

    “Every life has a second verse” is the theme reiterated throughout Jason Wright’s latest novel, Recovering Charles. When Luke Millward, a Pulitzer winning photographer, receives a phone call from New Orleans, his routine life is turned upside down. On the heels of Hurricane Katrina, Luke is told that his father has gone missing.4/5(16).


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The audiobook edition of Recovering Inequality; Hurricane Katrina, the San Francisco Earthquake ofand the Aftermath of Disaster by Steve Kroll-Smith, narrated by Peter Lerman, is produced by University Press Audiobooks.A lethal mix of natural disaster, dangerously flawed construction, and reckless human actions devastated San Francisco in and New Orleans.

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