The long road home: Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina

Susan L. Cutter, Christopher T. Emrich, Jerry T. Mitchell, Bryan J. Boruff, Melanie Gall, Mathew C. Schmidtlein, Christopher G. Burton, Ginni Melton

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Abstract

The factors that converged to make Hurricane Katrina a disaster of epic proportions had more to do with where the storm hit than its intensity: It struck a major urban area where the inner-city poor have long been vulnerable to such an event but, until now, have been largely ignored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-20
Number of pages13
JournalEnvironment
Volume48
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

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  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Water Science and Technology

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Cutter, S. L., Emrich, C. T., Mitchell, J. T., Boruff, B. J., Gall, M., Schmidtlein, M. C., ... Melton, G. (2006). The long road home: Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. Environment, 48(2), 8-20. https://doi.org/10.3200/ENVT.48.2.8-20

The long road home : Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. / Cutter, Susan L.; Emrich, Christopher T.; Mitchell, Jerry T.; Boruff, Bryan J.; Gall, Melanie; Schmidtlein, Mathew C.; Burton, Christopher G.; Melton, Ginni.

In: Environment, Vol. 48, No. 2, 01.03.2006, p. 8-20.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cutter, SL, Emrich, CT, Mitchell, JT, Boruff, BJ, Gall, M, Schmidtlein, MC, Burton, CG & Melton, G 2006, 'The long road home: Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina', Environment, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 8-20. https://doi.org/10.3200/ENVT.48.2.8-20
Cutter SL, Emrich CT, Mitchell JT, Boruff BJ, Gall M, Schmidtlein MC et al. The long road home: Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. Environment. 2006 Mar 1;48(2):8-20. https://doi.org/10.3200/ENVT.48.2.8-20
Cutter, Susan L. ; Emrich, Christopher T. ; Mitchell, Jerry T. ; Boruff, Bryan J. ; Gall, Melanie ; Schmidtlein, Mathew C. ; Burton, Christopher G. ; Melton, Ginni. / The long road home : Race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. In: Environment. 2006 ; Vol. 48, No. 2. pp. 8-20.
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