FEMA and Housing in New Orleans
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The paper reveals that New Orleans has a serious housing problem as a result of hurricane Katrina. The paper relates that almost 288,000 people were left homeless, and many are now living in trailers provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Kent 2005, as cited in Johnson 139). This paper analyzes what the federal government is doing, should do, and the viability of certain solutions to help those in need of housing after the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. The paper contends that over two years after the storm, the federal government needs to do much more than just provide temporary trailers and blue tarpaulin to cover the roofs of damaged homes.
From the Paper:"New Orleans has a serious housing problem. On August 29, 2005, hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans area causing the drainage canals to collapse turning neighborhoods into lakes, with 80 percent of the city..."
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