Wal-Mart makes $25M commitment as Katrina anniversary nears

“It’s just very hard”.


ABC News’ special Katrina: 10 Years After The Storm with Robin Roberts airs on Sunday night at 10 p.m. ET.

Since Katrina, the Obama administration pointed out efforts made to help the areas affected by the storm.

“The next day we had water up to our waist”. President Bush will also deliver remarks. “Some people were passing right there”, said Johnson.

Poole said she remembers Hurricane Katrina like it was yesterday. “We don’t have anyone who seems to know how to fix that problem”, said Wayne Baquet, who owns Lil Dizzy’s Cafe in Treme. That’s what we did. So the challenge is for leaders at all levels to find new ways to coordinate their disaster plans – and to accept that climate change, a booming world population and other forces are causing more large-scale disasters.

“We’re still standing”, said Jannis Moody, a young African-American woman enjoying one of the city’s many free outdoor concerts, this one featuring the Grammy award-winning Rebirth Brass Band. He became homeless in 2012, but UNITY presented him with a two-bedroom apartment Thursday.

The reason for the website, according to Advancement Project executive director Judith Browne Dianis, is that the New Orleans recovery has been uneven, the black community has been left behind, and the city is trying to sell a story that doesn’t fully describe what has happened in the wake of the Hurricane. She has rebuilt it. In 2014, the city climbed back into the nation’s 50 most populous cities for the first time since Katrina.

“It’s an unfolding story, and I talk about that”, she said. However additionally they need individuals to see that it is nonetheless a piece in progress.

But let me tell this: You should be proud of the people on the Gulf Coast. She’s from Pass Christian, too.

That did not really feel like an edge a decade in the past.

It is also easier to get there, with 45 nonstop flights to Louis Armstrong New Orleans global Airport, compared with 42 before Katrina. They are tough memories, compounded by her mother’s death at age 88 in August 2012.

In just over a week, it’s the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast.


Rolland has been living in an abandoned home since returning five years ago. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials, who have focused on strengthening public health and community health care options, will attend the grand opening celebration of the University Medical Center New Orleans.

Wal-Mart makes $25M commitment as Katrina anniversary nears