Hurricane Katrina

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‘I didn’t understand my trauma’: how Hurricane Katrina marked New Orleans’ young
In powerful documentary Katrina Babies, the children and teenagers who lived through the 2005 disaster grapple with their trauma at an older age

Radheyan Simonpillai

22, Aug, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Brad Pitt foundation agrees on $20.5m settlement to owners of faulty post-Katrina houses
Lawsuit was brought by owners after Pitt’s supposedly sustainable, flood-proof homes were plagued by mold, leaks and rot

Wilfred Chan

18, Aug, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Five Days at Memorial review – this extraordinary post-Katrina drama is utterly brutal and utterly compelling
Every performance is quietly brilliant in this series, set in a New Orleans medical centre in the days following the 2005 tragedy – where medics do their best in unrelentingly terrible conditions

Lucy Mangan

12, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Mold, leaks, rot: how Brad Pitt’s post-Katrina housing project went horribly wrong
The non-profit project was launched to feverish buzz with support of celebrities from Snoop Dogg to Ellen DeGeneres to Bill Clinton

Wilfred Chan

03, Feb, 2022 @2:57 PM

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‘Everything is a fight’: the island still reeling months after Ida battered Louisiana
Grand Isle took the first punch from the category 4 hurricane that became one of America’s most powerful storms and the worst in the island’s history

Oliver Laughland in Grand Isle, Louisiana

03, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Hurricane Ida: New Orleans loses power as category 4 storm hits
Storm hits land on 16th anniversary of Katrina, with Louisiana governor confident levees will hold

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans

30, Aug, 2021 @1:03 AM

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The Katrina survivors who fled devastation only to freeze in Texas
In the wake of the 2005 hurricane, many New Orleanians settled in Houston – and nearly two decades later they feel let down by infrastructure failures

Jonah Goldman Kay in New Orleans

05, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sarah M Broom: 'There's no easy way to write about your family'
The award-winning author on her New Orleans memoir, the ties of neighbourhood, and how Hurricane Katrina changed her life

Sean O’Hagan

08, Aug, 2020 @5:00 PM

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George W Bush paved the way for Trump – to rehabilitate him is appalling | Arwa Mahdawi
We don’t have to rewrite the former president’s record just because the incumbent is unleashing his own campaign of shock and awfulness, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

06, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: True Spies; Floodlines; Iain Lee; Slow Radio – review
A real-life Mossad operation to rescue Ethiopian Jews is gripping

Miranda Sawyer

02, May, 2020 @4:00 PM

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White man who shot three black men during Hurricane Katrina pleads guilty
Roland Bourgeois Jr, who pleaded guilty to a hate crime, will face five to 10 years in prison for the shooting

Jamiles Lartey in New Orleans

18, Oct, 2018 @6:51 PM

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The Play About My Dad review – a father in the eye of the storm
Boo Killebrew cleverly evokes the havoc of Hurricane Katrina through her doctor father’s memories of the disaster and the imperilled characters they recall

Michael Billington

01, Jul, 2018 @10:51 AM

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