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Hurricane Katrina Resource Site

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina pounded the U.S. Gulf Coast causing widespread destruction and flooding. As the situation unfolds, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will provide news on the growing relief effort and links to information on how individuals can contribute.

JHSPH News and Information
Information for Tulane Students
Where to Donate
Public Health Experts
Other Resources

JHSPH News and Information

Guidelines Needed to Help Care for Children During Emergencies
01/03/06

Shelters from the Storm: Dean Klag Assists Red Cross Efforts in Texas
09/28/05

Image Gallery—Team Returns to the Gulf Coast to Collect Environmental Samples
09/26/05

Webcast—Preliminary Assessment of Gulf Coast Shelters
09/22/05

35 Tulane Students Settle in at Bloomberg School
09/21/05 

Dean Klag Assists Hurricane Katrina Recovery Efforts
09/13/05

Kellogg Schwab: Assessing the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
09/12/05

Hurricane Katrina Volunteers Face Legal Questions
09/08/05

Public Health Experts Aid Hurricane Katrina Survivors
09/06/05

Katrina’s Aftermath: Public Health Concerns
09/06/05

Charity Scam Warning 
09/02/05

Preparing for Disaster 
09/02/05

Message from Dean Michael J. Klag 
09/01/05

Information for Tulane Students

Assistance for Tulane School of Public Health Students 
09/07/05

Where to Donate

List of Relief Organizations
Legal Information for Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP)
What Voluteers Need to Know: A Disaster Pre-Deployment Checklist

Public Health Experts

List of Disaster and Public Health Experts
Find a Research Expert

Other Resources

JHU Hurricane Katrina Information
Johns Hopkins Office Critical Event Preparedness Response (CEPAR)
FEMA
Public Health News Center—Latest Public Health News
American Public Health Association (APHA)
Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
Red Cross Family News Network
JHU Faculty and Student Assistance
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Find Family and Friends--FirstGov.gov

Public Affairs media contacts for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Tim Parsons or Kenna Lowe at 410-955-6878 or paffairs@jhsph.edu.