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Temporary Housing Planned for Louisiana Parishes After Isaac

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

On Sept. 3, when Jiles returned to Braithwaite after evacuating to Houston with a caravan of relatives, he found his neighborhood cordoned off because it was within a mile of Stolthaven. "We were under mandatory evacuation," he said.

Never Should Have Built it There -- New York

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

A new report predicts the dire future that may await New York City if a hurricane generates serious storm surge. The proposed solution? A set of barriers ringing the city to protect it from inundation.