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Rebuilding after Disasters: The Public's View

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the rebuilding continues.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

The tragic crash in eastern Ukraine of Malaysia Airline Flight 17, a Boeing 777 carrying 298 people, marks the second catastrophic event this year for Malaysia Airlines.

Progress Since the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?

Monday, March 24, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of one of the worst environmental disasters in America's history.

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Puerto Rico's Recovery After Hurricane Maria

In October 2017, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a survey exploring Americans' knowledge and views regarding Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico.

New Orleans: Recovery Status 10 Years After Katrina

In a 2015 survey of New Orleans residents (n=1,517) by the Kaiser Family Foundation and NPR, pollsters asked participants to share their opinions regarding the conditions in New Orleans and the ongoing rebuilding efforts a decade after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Hurricane Katrina: A Look Back

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most deadly, costly, and destructive storms in U.S. history. A decade later, people impacted by the storm are still dealing with its devastating effects.

Two Years after Super Storm Sandy

A new study, conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, shows residents of twelve neighborhoods hit by Superstorm Sandy r

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Perceptions of the Factors Involved in Hurricane Katrina Disaster and Government Response

Perceptions of the Factors Involved in Hurricane Katrina Disaster and Government Response

Approval of Bush’s Handling of Hurricane Katrina

Approval of Bush’s Handling of Hurricane Katrina

Support for Policies Post-Disaster

Support for Policies Post-Disaster