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March 7, 2007

New Orleans Public Health Service Trip Photo Gallery

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New Orleans encouraging sign
A message conveying hope is posted on the glass pane of memorial erected in the Lower 9th Ward.
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New Orleans levee sign
A sign hangs in the Lower 9th Ward requesting witnesses who may have knowledge of the Industrial Canal Levee break. The levee wall is in the background.
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New Orleans demolished home
The Lower 9th Ward in January 2007 - one and a half years after Katrina, devastation remains. 
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New Orleans missing house
Many homes in the Lower 9th Ward are only remnants of concrete stairs and concrete slabs where either the water pushed homes away or residents have since demolished their homes.
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New Orleans Do Not Demolish
Residents and business-owners signify their intent to return by spray-painting "Do Not Demolish" to ward off the threat of demolition.
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New Orleans house
A solitary, abandoned house in the Lower 9th Ward with a spray painted code to the right of the front door indicating that a person died there.
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New Orleans Comon Ground
Common Ground, a grass-roots community organization, lends help to residents of the Lower 9th Ward in getting re-established. 
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New Orleans child writing on chalkboard
A child playing at a press conference held with ACORN and the Columbia School of Public Health.
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New Orleans - JHSPH students
A group of MPH students with a RALLY staff member takes a lunch break during a day of community surveys in the historical Tréme neighborhood.
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New Orleans - JHSPH students
MPH students who worked with community organization ACORN to clear debris pose for a picture in their blue jumpsuits.