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Katrina taught us that preparedness and mitigation are as important as response and recovery. But this acknowledgment brings up another set of needs.
David Simon's new miniseries plays out in the 1980s, but the themes hold clear resonance to housing and community development issues of today.
The social and economic stresses in places like Orleans Parish exacerbate—and in some cases create—the disasters associated with natural hazards.
Blaming "the poverty housing industry" hinders the kind of collaboration that will be necessary to build lasting solutions.
The spate of homicides this week makes it clear that living with chronic violence threatens children’s life chances and silences their voices.

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