Life After Hurricane Katrina: A Brief on the Chicagoland Katrina Relief Initiative

Aug 1, 2006
The goal of Chicago's Katrina Relief Initiative was to provide a comprehensive resettlement, relocation, and community integration response after the immediate crisis for hurricane evacuees. Chicago's response is now serving as a model for disaster recovery in other cities around the nation. This summary briefly outlines Chicago's response for the evacuees, who came to Chicago, what services they needed, and what we have learned to better prepare for future crises.
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