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Hurricane Katrina

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FEMA

Blacks in Congress Urge FEMA to Extend Deadline for Evacuees in Hotels

Black America Web, News Feature, Michael H. Cottman, Nov 17, 2005

Starting December 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will stop paying room charges for hurricane survivors.

MIssing Kids

More Than 1,000 Katrina Children Still Missing

New America Media, News Report, Donal Brown, Nov 15, 2005

In the chaos of the evacuation of New Orleans and other storm-ravaged areas of the Gulf Coast, several thousand children were reported missing. Two and half months after the hurricane hit, nearly 1,300 are still on missing-children lists.

Kids

Have You Seen Jeremy, Justin and Toni?

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Nov 14, 2005

The NCMEC website is www.missingkids.com. The site, one of more than 30 on-line sites dedicated to persons missing from the hurricanes, lists the children, their descriptions and last known whereabouts.

Bobby Scott

Black Caucus Supports Federal Aid for Convicted Felons

Afro America Newspapers, News Report, James Wright, Oct 31, 2005

Congress has enacted several bills that would streamline hurricane assistance, but those who have felony convictions are still being denied federal government assistance because of their past.

Evictions

Thousands Face Eviction in New Orleans

San Francisco Bay View, News Report, Oct 31, 2005

Housing advocates see a government conspiracy developing to block the poor of New Orleans from returning to their homes.

Missing

Where Are The Children?

The Final Call, News Report, Nisa Islam Muhammad, Oct 30, 2005

As of Oct. 25, the number of missing children from hurricanes Katrina and Rita is 1,676.

Katrina

Katrina Forges New Consensus on Poverty

New California Media, Press Release, Staff, Oct 28, 2005

Hurricane Katrina has forged a strong consensus among Americas major racial and ethnic groups to eliminate poverty in America, according to a new multilingual poll commissioned by New California Media.
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Gaines

Gulf Coast Blues

YO! Youth Outlook, Video, Cliff Parker and Kevin Weston, Oct 21, 2005

YO!TV follows Phil -- representing Mobile Alabama, on a tour through the ravaged areas of gulf coast.

Shelter beds

Katrina Aftermath: Red Cross Accused of Evicting Latino Victims

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Oct 19, 2005

Some rights groups are reporting discrimination and intimidation against Latinos in Red Cross shelters.

quake

Earth-Shattering Lessons from Katrina to Kashmir Quake

Pakistan Link, Commentary, Mahjabeen Islam, Oct 17, 2005

The earthquake in Pakistan raises comparisons with America after Katrina and according to one columnist America comes up short.

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