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Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 2)

Shearer, Harry (2007) Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 2). Time.

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Abstract

I'll cheat enough to say New Orleans needs two things: a true hurricane-flood-protection system and the restoration of Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The Dutch have done it right — a state-of-the art system engineered to a 1-in-10,000-year factor of safety. We've been promised 1-in-100-years, by 2011.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Access to full text is subject to the publisher's restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: New Orleans; hurricane-flood-protection system; coastal wetlands; Katrina
Subjects: Teaching > Risk Management
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Management Response & Systems
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Preparedness
Teaching > Community Redevelopment
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    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 19 May 2011 10:25
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/802

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