Katrina Information Resources


United Houma Nation--Katrina Link

Katrina Information Network (KIN)

Critical Resistance: Amnesty for Survivors of Hurican Katrina

National Housing Institute: Picking Up the Pieces

Hurricane Digital Memory Bank

Jack Hirschman, "House of the Setting Sun" (MP3)

After the Storm — Health Care Infrastructure in Post-Katrina New Orleans

ColorsNW Magazine
After the Storm: Special Report from the Gulf Coast

Environmental Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

Deep South Center Katrina Survivors Project

Everything New Orleans

Bayou Buzz

Craig's List New Orleans

The Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast: Multiple Disadvantages and Key Assets for Recovery (pdf)

FEMA on Katrina

Eyewitness to Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath by Jordan Flaherty


Democracy Now! on Katrina

NPR Katrina Archive

From our Readings

US Geological Survey: Impact Studies and Satellite Images

The Black Nation's 9/11! (pdf)

Gender and Natural Disasters

Full Report, The House Katrina Committee "A Failure of Initiative"

"Hurricane Katrina: Social-Demographic Characteristics of Impacted Areas," CRS Report for Congress, November 4, 2005, Summary. (pdf)

"Katrina Index," Brookings Institution, updated monthly

"The Impact of Katrina: Race and Class in Storm-Damaged Neighborhoods," by John R. Logan (pdf)

"Survey of Katrina Evacuees," This survey of 680 randomly selected adult evacuees in Houston shelters was conducted September 10-12, 2005 by The Washington Post, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, See especially questions 11a and 62.

Speculators Rushing In as the Water Recedes

Teaching about Hurricane Katrina: Resources for Faculty (and Students)

Letter in Support of the Movement

From our Lectures

Martha Henderson's PowerPoint

Using Geography: Louisiana and Katrina
(34 MB powerpoint by
Zoltán Grossman)


Ken Tabbutt's PowerPoint 4/14/06

Tony's Lecture Notes 4/17/06

Dan's Lecture Notes 4/7/06

National Geographic Story Predicting Disaster in NOLA

Scientific American Article Predicting Disaster in NOLA

The Storm the Drowned a City

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War

Also of Interest

Interview with Antonai Juhasz

Katrina Timelines

Brookings Institute (pdf)


Talking Points Memo

Katrina Maps

Need a custom map? Post a message to the Evergreen GIS Bulletin Board and you just might find someone to make it for you.

Perry-Castañeda Map Library (UT-Austin)--Best "first stop" for map links on Katrina

"Before and After" aerial images

Satellite Images of Katrina Hit Areas

Louisiana Hurricane Atlas (pdf)

New Orleans Levee System

Hurricane Katrina Flood Recovery Maps

NYT "The Impact of Katrina"

Aerial photo locator for Katrina flooding in SE Louisiana

Oil rigs mapping

Photos & Movies

PeoplesVideo.tv: Katrina Survivors

Trailer for "I Won't Drown on that Levee and You Ain't Gonna' Break my Back"

"Chocolate City - We are here to stay" (Quicktime Movie)
[clink on films galleries then choose the film you'd like to view]

New Orleans Photo Galleries from nola.com

flickr Katrina photos

New York Times Katrina

Washington Post Camera•Works Katrina Photos

Getty Images: New Orleans

Photos of Cameron Parish Impacted by Hurricane Rita
by Justin Vela

Aaron Neville singing "Louisiana 1927"
(Randy Newman song about intentional levee breach after 1927 hurricane. The L.A. Times uses the song as a backdrop to post-Katrina images.)

Juvenile's "Get Ya Hustle On" (rap video set in Lower Ninth Ward)

Katrina Statistics

New Orleans by the Numbers

Hurricane Katrina Census Data

Research Resources

Chicago Style Documentation

TESC Library Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Thesauruses

TESC Library Citation and Style Guides

Research Areas Resources

The Evergreen State College – Tacoma Campus

The 11th Annual Showcase and Resource Fair

“Strategies for Renewing and Restoring Community”

May 20, 2006

The focus of this year’s community fair is “Health and the Environment.”  Within this context, Evergreen-Tacoma students will develop research projects designed to present strategies identified through research to address or remedy community problems.  In the process they highlight “doable acts” that citizens and interested and affected parties can perform to improve their overall quality of life.  

For logistical purposes, community fair presentations have been organized in six topical areas:


“Higher Education for Low-income families”

“Psychological and structural barriers that prevent educational success for homeless children”

“Barriers African American Males Face Accessing Higher Education”

“Life Skills: Youth Education”

“The umbrella: Raising Political Awareness in the Local Community 

“Empowering the Community” Celeste Harris/ Lillian Baker/ Marie Kelly

“Media Impressions: The Use of Mass Media to Educate Youth & Bring Awareness to Community Health”

“Kindergarten Readiness: Corporate Funding in School Before and After School Program” 

“Motivational Video: For Persons With Barriers to Higher Education”

“Does Mandatory Career Counseling in High School Encourage Ongoing College Education?”


Psychology and Counseling

“Teenage Pregnancy, (the effect on the male; Nutrition; High School Drop out rate)”

“Awareness and prevention of self-mutilation and Teen suicide”

“Media Perceptions of Beauty”

“How students cope with stress: Alternative Methods of Coping w/ College”

“Emergency Preparedness: How to Sustain Oneself for 3 Days until help comes”


Social Work/ Human Services

“Sociological and economic benefits of housing Chronic Public Inebriants (CPI’s): Will it work in Pierce County?

“Disaster Preparedness for the Disabled”

“Housing for Vulnerable Adults, Yes.”

Empowering Communities With Tools for Change: Foster Care and Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder”

“Hilltop Youth Leadership Skill Development through Service”

“Resources Guide for Youth (ages 18+)”

“Domestic Violence for Immigrant and Refugees and Men: Human Trafficking”

“Empowering Family Dynamics in African American Families”

“Generational Poverty”

“Art as an Expression” (for youth)

“Prevention/Intervention for families of youth at-risk”

“Community Resource Directory”

“Gender Variant Awareness”


Exercise/ Diet/ Nutrition

“Access to Healthcare by undocumented Hispanic immigrants and the effect it has on the public as a whole”

“Chronic Back Pain”

“Organic Foods”

“Heart and Body Medical Solutions, Different Diseases: Diabetes, M.S., Congenital Disease, Medicare and Nutrition”

“Asthma/ Allergies/ Environmental Illness/ Health Issues”

“Nutrition and Behavior”

“Health care for the Working Poor”


Law/ Public Policy

“Public Access Television: A Mock P.A. Channel Showcasing Health Information”

“Workers Rights and Safety in the Workplace”


Economic Development

“Economic Development: Social Change Using Bus Models”

“Low-income credit unions”