Hurricane Katrina: Status Reports
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The following are Status Reports regarding Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast of the United States on August 29, 2005.
- Peter Whoriskey and Guy Gugliotta, "Repairing Levees, Getting the Water Out. As Copters Drop Sand to Fill Breaches, a Police Officer Surveys What's Left of His Old Neighborhood," Washington Post, September 3, 2005.
- "Pumps sucking water from flooded city. Deputy chief says New Orleans 'completely destroyed'," CNN, September 5, 2005.
- "Small signs of progress in New Orleans. Levee patched, pumps begin removing water," CNN, September 6, 2005.
- "Pumps begin to drain New Orleans. Work expected to take months, Army Corps of Engineers says," CNN, September 6, 2005.
Articles & Commentary
- Transcript: American Morning with Soledad O'Brien: "Katrina Leaves Devastation," 7:00 AM, August 30, 2005.
- Ryan Singel, "A Disaster Map 'Wiki' Is Born", Wired, September 2005.
- Charles Aldinger, "U.S. military builds relief force, carrier sent," Reuters (Yahoo! News), September 1, 2005.
- Jeanne Cummings, "United by Katrina, Divided by Assessment. As Mississippi Gov. Barbour Praises Federal Response, Louisiana's Blanco Seeks More Aid," Wall Street Journal Online, September 2, 2005.
- Michael Moore, "Vacation is Over... an open letter from Michael Moore to George W. Bush," michaelmoore.com, September 2, 2005: "Any idea where all our helicopters are? It's Day 5 of Hurricane Katrina and thousands remain stranded in New Orleans and need to be airlifted. ... Also, any idea where all our national guard soldiers are? ... You hang in there, Mr. Bush. Just try to find a few of our Army helicopters and send them there. Pretend the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are near Tikrit."
- Michael Laris and Karin Brulliard, "Bad Communication Hinders Area's Aid Efforts," Washington Post, September 3, 2005.
- Peter Whoriskey and Susan Levine, "Guard Troops Descend on New Orleans. Food, Water Distributed To Victims Of Katrina," Washington Post, September 3, 2005.
- Robert Tanner, "Troops Bring Food, Medicine to New Orleans," Associated Press (Washington Post), September 3, 2005.
- Ceci Connolly, "Frustration Grows In Days Stranded On Interstate 10," Washington Post, September 3, 2005.
- "Hurricane Katrina: Why is the Red Cross Not in New Orleans?" RedCross.org, last updated September 3, 2005.
- "'Times-Picayune' Details Tragic Turning Point in Disaster," Editor & Publisher (Media Channel), September 8, 2005.
- Abe Levy, "Mexican troops cross into U.S. for hurricane relief," Associated Press (SignOnSanDiego), September 8, 2005.