September 5, 2005 Some white Louisianans are finding common ground with the mostly poor and black evacuees from New Orleans that they are now taking into their communities. Many evacuees will have to start new lives in new towns across the South.
September 5, 2005 Hurricane Katrina created thousands of refugees who were forced into states throughout the South, and beyond. But not so fast. Media outlets have been deluged with complaints about the term "refugee."
September 5, 2005 When it comes to the marshes, beaches and barrier islands along the Gulf Coast, big storms give — and they take away. That's the lesson made clear from satellite and aerial photos.
September 5, 2005 In New Orleans, some residents still cling to the joie de vivre that made the city a benchmark for music and nightlife. But there are ever-present signs of the storm that tore the city apart.
September 1, 2005 A Gulfport, Miss., family takes NPR on a tour of their damaged home, which is littered with branches, baseballs, even a casket. The family counts themselves lucky. NPR producer Gisele Grayson describes the scene.