recovery Tag

September 1, 2010 New Orleans is rebounding well from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and could conceivably end up on a stronger economic footing than before the storm — if the city redevelops in the right way. For that to happen, federal, state...

The mood this weekend across New Orleans was somber. Rain poured and dark threatening clouds filled the sky, and I couldn’t seem to shake the gloom. The rebroadcasts of people stranded on their rooftops five years ago only served to remind me of all those...

Katy Reckdahl, The Times-Picayune Published: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 6:00 AM [caption id="attachment_963" align="alignleft" width="553" caption="John McCusker, The Times-Picayune. Carrie Morgan-Handy spent three years living in this house on Laussat Place, without electricity or reliable plumbing, before being discovered by UNITY of Greater New Orleans"][/caption] Carrie Morgan Handy,...

By Seth Fiegerman, Mainstreet.com August 23, 2010 It took Charles King and his family just a couple of hours to leave their house in New Orleans on Aug. 27, 2005, but they have been struggling for five years since then to find home again. It was two days...

She had to get to the school. As Carrie pushed through chest-deep water, she knew that the second floor of the school would provide safety. Before she reached the school, she was knocked off her feet and hit by a heavy piece of debris, pummeling...