Katrina Evacuees: Where Are They Now? The Federal Emergency Management Agency set a deadline of Oct. 15 for the evacuees of Hurricane Katrina to be out of shelters and in more permanent housing. That deadline was last Saturday. While many of the evacuees are out of shelters, some are still waiting to be moved.
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Katrina Evacuees: Where Are They Now?

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Katrina Evacuees: Where Are They Now?

Katrina Evacuees: Where Are They Now?

Katrina Evacuees: Where Are They Now?

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FEMA was supposed to get hurricane victims out of emergency shelters by last Saturday. Evacuees are now living in all 50 states of the union, though most are concentrated in Louisiana and Texas.

Guests:

James Mcintyre, spokesman for FEMA

Sharon Adams, director of communications, Joint Hurricane Housing Task Force

Vernon Jones, DeKalb County CEO

Rev. Eric Miller, executive director of St. Stephen's Interdenominational Alliance in San Diego