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What Others Have to Say: Katrina Media Archive

Hurricane Katrina created unprecedented challenges for the people of Southeast Louisiana.  The area and its recovery generated high-profile media coverage. SLLS attorneys were interviewed for many stories. These selected pieces feature SLLS attorneys.

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the storm, we posted links below to recent media items about the region's recovery, including the role SLLS played in making that happen.

Harvard University Gazette: "HLS students spend winter break assisting New Orleans hurricane victims"

Bench & Bar of Minnesota: "After the Storm: Gulf Coast Lawyers Rebuild"

NBC News: "Low-Income Katrina Victims Face Eviction"

National Legal Aid & Defender "Organization: Justice on Hold"

Gambit Weekly: "Out in the Cold --Woodlands residents struggle with the affordable housing quagmire in New Orleans"

NPR: "No Title? No Easy Access to Post-Katrina Aid"

The Times-Picayune: "Many displaced renters remain on their own, awaiting Katrina aid"

Los Angeles Times: "Post-Katrina trailer residents fearful as eviction day looms"

Unity for Greater New Orleans: "Saving People Still Trapped in Katrina's Ruins"

NPR: "New Orleans' Public Housing Slowly Evolving"

The Washington Post: "FEMA bills Katrina victims for improper payments; new law allows waivers for some"


Recent items from the time of the storm's 10th anniversary.

"These New Orleans Residents Are Still Trying To Go Home" (

"After Katrina, New Orleans' Public Housing Is A Mix Of Pastel And Promises" (NPR)

"The Justice Gap" (Shelterforce)

"Civil Legal Aid Must Play A Larger Role in Disaster Recovery" (TalkPoverty)

"After a Disaster Like Katrina, Water, Food, and Shelter Are Not Enough" (The Nation)

"A Rental Named Desire" (International Business Times)


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