Article on the current state of the Lower Ninth Ward and the battle to prevent overgrowth of vegetation with the slow rate of housing and economic recovery.
Article on legal ruling finding US Army Corps of Engineers liable for damage to homes during Hurricane Katrina for failure to perform maintenance on canal.
An open platform hosted by the Social Science Research Council for promoting collaboration and information sharing among those studying Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
Article on community rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina and the benefits for local capacity and services development.
Collection of essays by urbanists, health and labor economists, and education and housing experts to chart paths out of the immediate emergency situation with proposals for rebuilding the social infrastructure of New Orleans.
Website to provide information of the disaster assistance made available by FEMA for the recovery and rebuilding of the Gulf Coast
Report for the Mississippi Governor’s Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, Renewal - Affordable Housing Subcommittee on affordable-housing policy and implementation options that have potential application for long-term reconstruction decisions in the wake of natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina.
Paper looking at how after Hurricane Katrina “the neighborhood surrounding the Mary Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church was showing clear signs of recovery” in contrast to the slow pace of recovery in other areas.
Guidelines for sustainable design in the reconstruction of New Orleans developed by participants in a charrette on Gulf Coast Reconstruction that was held on November 9-11, 2005, at the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual conference in Atlanta.