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Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...ry Waxman, called FEMA's indifference to hurricane evacuees "sickening." He said the documents "expose an official policy of premeditated ignorance," and added that "senior officials in Washington didn't want to know what they already knew, because they didn't want the legal and moral responsibility to do wha...

Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies

...supplies; and special patient populations, such as evacuees and children. 'The lack of organization and miscommunication following Katrina prompted providers at all levels to ask just how prepared dialysis facilities are for future catastrophes,' says Dr. Kenney. 'We hope to stimulate physicians, dialysis fac...

Authors Review Astrodome Medical Response to Hurricane Katrina

...erience in providing medical care for thousands of evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. In an accompanying editori...linic saw more than 11,000 of the estimated 27,000 evacuees seeking shelter in the Complex. Clinic staff wrote nearly 17,000 prescriptions, performed nearly 600...

Aging Families Continue Struggle in Katrina Aftermath

... After the storm, Baton Rouge residents welcomed evacuees into their homes and community, providing food, shelter, fellowship, and other life necessities. The sheer size of the displaced population and differences in culture and general way of life, however, also have presented challenges for Baton Rouge re...

Health Care Waiting Period Waived for Evacuees from Lebanon in Ontario

...rding to the Health Minister George Smitherman the evacuees have undergone a lot of stress and strain and will... care they need when they need it the most." The evacuees were advised to apply for Medical Service Plan coverage as soon as possible. The Health Ministy ha...

Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts

...ral government has allocated $141 million to serve evacuees scattered among at least two dozen states. With negotiations on for a separate grant for the state of Louisiana, amounting to almost $70 million, the estimated cost would well spiral above the funds allocated for the appropriated for the mental healt...

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