Weathering Emotional Turbulence

Plus, rain and high winds could hit New Orleans again. Can the weakened levees hold up? And how about the emotional state of people who are being forced to evacuate for a second time? What particular psychological issues do they face?

Guests:

Leonard Pietrafesa, professor of Ocean and Atmospheric Science, North Carolina State University.

Ellen Gerrity, associate director,

Duke University-UCLA National Center for Child Traumatic Stress.

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