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Was Hurricane Katrina a turning point for the US?

Was Hurricane Katrina a turning point for the US?
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These are some of the questions you asked Craig Calhoun:

1- Did the US respond adequately to Haiti’s earthquake?
2- Was Hurricane Katrina a turning point for the US, or is it forgotten?

Response to disaster

Natural disasters are even worse when people are poor, perhaps they don’t even have roads and are badly organised. Craig Calhoun is one of our experts on disasters. His research focuses on humanitarian aid, reconstruction, technology and how people work together when there is a disaster.

Craig Calhoun has served as the president of the Social Science Research Council since 1999. He is a professor of Social Sciences at New York University and the founding director of NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge. He has been a visiting professor in China, Eritrea, France, Norway, and Sudan.

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