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The Long Road Home: Race, Class, and Recovery from Hurricane Katrina


The Long Road Home: Race, Class, and Recovery from Hurricane Katrina

Abstract: 

Hurricane Katrina was not the strongest of the three storms that reached Category Five intensity in terms of wind speeds or central pressures, but converging factors--primarily its strength and landfall location along the Gulf Coast--made it the most devastating and costly hurricane in US history. Here, Cutter et al highlight the challenging tasks of recovery and the implications of the reconstruction process of the region.

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Full Citation: 

Cutter, Susan, and C. T. Emrich, J. T. Mitchell, B. J. Boruff, M. Gall, M. C. Schmidtlein, C. G. Burton. 2006. "The Long Road Home: Race, Class, and Recovery from Hurricane Katrina." Environment (March): 8-20. http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/heldref/access/994799381.html?dids=994799381...

START Author(s): 
Susan Cutter
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