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Hurricane Katrina
A Select Bibliography of Resources at Palomar College Library

LOCATE A LOST OR MISSING PERSON

FirstGov.gov
http://www.firstgov.gov/Citizen/Topics/PublicSafety/Hurricane_Katrina_Recovery.shtml#vgn-finding-loved-ones-vgn

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=2077

MAKE A DONATION TO THE HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORT

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/

Charity Navigator (guidelines for choosing a charity)
http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm/bay/content.view/catid/68/cpid/310.htm

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=19678

Save the Children
http://www.savethechildren.org/radio_hurricane_usa.asp?stationpub=x_ggkatrina_da


INFORMATION ON MAILING/SHIPPING TO AFFECTED AREAS

DHL
http://www.dhl-usa.com/custserv/servicealert.asp?id=1

FedEx
http://www.fedex.com/us/update2.html?link=4

United States Postal Service
http://www.usps.com/communications/news/serviceupdates.htm?from=bannercommunications&page=katrina
 

BOOKS

The books below may be found at Palomar College Library. For location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlink. Search our catalog for additional books about hurricanes, weather, and culture in the Gulf Coast, or search the catalogs of other libraries.

ML3521 .B47 1986
Berry, Jason, Jonathon Foose and Tad Jones. Up from the cradle of jazz : New Orleans music since World War II. Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1986.

E185.86 .G373 2004
Gates, Jr., Henry Louis. America behind the color line : dialogues with African Americans. New York : Warner Books, 2004.
 
GB5014 .R62 1993
Robinson, Andrew. Earth shock : climate, complexity and the forces of nature. New York : Thames and Hudson, 1993.

QC944 .F56 2004
Williams, Mary E., ed. Hurricanes. San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2004.


ARTICLES

The full-text of these articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink. (Passwords are required for off-campus access.) For additional articles, search our full selection of online databases.

Begley, Sharon. "Man-made Mistakes Increase Devastation of Natural Disasters." Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition),  2 September 2005: B1. ProQuest Newspapers
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Bourne Jr., Joel K. "Gone with the Water." National Geographic, October 2004: 88-105. EBSCOHost Academic Search Premier
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Fischetti, Mark. "Drowning New Orleans."  Scientific American, October 2001:76-85.
<http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=00060286-CB58-1315-8B5883414B7F0000>

Kady II, Martin. "Homeland Security." The CQ Researcher Online, 12 September 2003.
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Machalaba, Daniel, Opdyke, Jeff D., & Wells, Ken. "Mess on the Mississippi: Damage to Coastal Marshes May Mean Lasting Problems for Nation's Vital River." Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition), September 2, 2005: B1. ProQuest Newspapers.
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Ripley, Amanda. "How Did This Happen? The hurricane was the least of the surprises. Why a natural disaster became a man-made debacle--and what this catastrophe says about our rescue capabilities four years after 9/11(An American Tragedy)." Time, 12 September 2005: 52. InfoTrak Expanded Academic ASAP.
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