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08/09 - Hurricane! Lessons Learned: A Special Edition - Louisiana

What did hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav teach us about coping with catastrophe?

LPB partnered with Mississippi Public Broadcasting for an in-depth look at how procedures, policies and planning for hurricanes have changed in the last four years. In that time, three of the ten costliest hurricanes on record — Katrina, Rita and Gustav — struck Louisiana. Katrina made a second landfall in Mississippi, leaving behind unprecedented havoc and a harsh education in the discipline of disaster. What did these events teach us about coping with catastrophe?

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