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Newsline Photo by April Chan
New Orleans hurricane evacuees living at the D.C. Armory pray with visitors.

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast Aug. 29, it caused unprecedented flooding in parts of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. Many in the Washington area have volunteered their time or opened their schools or makeshift shelters to help those left injured or homeless.

Stories (Text and Video) from Capital News Service and Maryland Newsline

Katrina Q & A

Photo Essay: Living at the D.C. Armory (with audio)

Web Links: More information from trusted sources

Banner graphic by April Chan, incorporating photo from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Maryland Newsline Web content edited by Chris Harvey; Capital News Service print stories edited by Adrianne Flynn and Tony Barbieri; CNS-TV stories edited by Cassandra Clayton.  

Published Sept. 15, 2005; last updated April 13, 2006

Copyright 2005 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism

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