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    On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States causing destruction to hundreds of thousands of homes. Multitudes of families were left homeless on the streets searching for a safe haven as chaos slowly started to rise. As the streets of New Orleans were flooding various news stations rushed over to the take note of the disaster stricken area. While the families of New Orleans suffered over their loss the media started to benefit off of the disaster caused from Hurricane Katrina. The media started to gather the attention of millions of viewers across the nation portraying all of the events happening in the city of New Orleans. The media’s portrayal of New Orleans started to influence the viewers’ ideas of the city as the media told their “tale” about the suffering citizens and the chaos at hand. While the media outlets benefitted from all the attention various aspects of the city were affected in either a positive and/or negative way depending on the way the media portrayed events.…

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    Katrina Breakdown Analysis

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    Most notably, Mayor Nagin botched the evacuation effort. Mayor Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation, however those who could not leave were forced to find temporary shelter in the Superdome. Nagin also failed in the preparing his city as New Orleans did not have a cohesive evacuation plan. In addition, there was no system to elicit and manage outside help and resources which hampered rescue efforts. Pictures of yellow school busses that were not used to evacuate the citizens before Katrina…

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    “Effective disaster plans must account for the specific obstacles encountered by vulnerable and minority communities” in which the case of Hurricane Katrina there was none (Eisemann, APHA). People had extreme trouble or were not able to leave the targeted areas in time for safety. Originally, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin issued a voluntary evacuation but by the next day it was declared as mandatory. This was first mandatory evacuation in New Orleans's history. Due to the lack of timely notice,…

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    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) boss Michael Brown wanted to find out why President Bush 's declaration of state of emergency of August 27 had not included the coastal parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, and Plaquemines. This was to do with Former Louisiana Governor, Kathleen Blanco as she had not included those parishes in her initial request for aid, a decision that Brown found "shocking." Blanco released a copy of her letter to show she had requested assistance for all the…

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    Hurricane Katrina Thesis

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    became a hurricane and caused much damage to the United States. August 23, 2005 meteorologists were able to warn people on the coasts and evacuations were underway. August 25th the Tropical Storm Katrina hit 50 mph making it a category 1 hurricane as it traveled across the Atlantic and hit the Florida Coast as a category 1 with winds at 80 mph, where it knocked out the power to the entire region and 13 inches of rain poured down. Governor Jeb Bush declares state of emergency. August 26 the White…

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    a former Black Panther who played a key role in recovering the Ninth Ward. Rahim tells Rivlin how white vigilantes were patrolling the streets of Algiers and he saw bodies of several black men who had been shot. Additionally, police had been set up at checkpoints at the Algiers-Gretna border. By including this from Rahim, Rivlin gives a first-hand experience to the reader of the perilous time post-Katrina to help the reader understand the severity of the race problem. Rivlin’s details about the…

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    Who Dat?, By Marc Perry

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    their identities” (2006: 751-755). Although Breunlin and Regis expose their hardened distaste for the city’s plan for reconstruction, Perry’s article is more openly critical of how the state government and businesses work together to reconstruct the city (Breunlin and Regis 2006; Perry 2015). Perry is less biased in his argument, simply because he is not from the area and connected to it like Breunlin and Regis are. Perry, in contrast to the participant-observation methods utilized by Breunlin…

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    Yotat Embassy. When he tells Tyler that he won’t be in work for a while, Tyler finds out that it’s because his sister Laposha is in trouble (again). He quickly decides to help with the case as well, wich leads him to find out Laporsha secret. Laporsha was quiet around Tyler and got mad at Dominque for telling Tyler what happened. Tyler takes one look at Laporsha son, Todd and sees Shawn Grayson's face in him. “You.. and shawn?” he says as he gives Laporsha dirty look. Laposha looks at the ground…

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    Labradorite Research Paper

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    structure. All members of the plagioclase series usually display lamellar twinning called "Albite Twinning". The twinning is caused by an error in the crystal structure during its growth....Whew... Why does Labradorite look so pretty and have so many colors?? Well that is what they call Labradoressence... What is Labradoressence? The Labradoressence color display is from lamellar inter growths inside the crystal. These inter growths result from compatible chemistries at high temperatures…

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    Dental Clinic Case Summary

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    has to be checked, water level in the bottle on the side of his table or cavitron can be change. If the scaler still not working lead nurse has to be noticed and engineer called. Ultrasonic unit with wires is check annually and records are kept in maintenance folder on the reception. e) X-ray machine To checked if the x-ray machine is working we have to switch on switch on the wall and also on the machine itself. If all is on and x-ray machine is still not working, we let know our lead nurse as…

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