Hurricane Katrina

Daily News Article   —   Posted on August 30, 2005

Check out the links to various news sites and look at photos, read the stories, and view video if possible.  Then answer Question #1 
The Weather Channel
FOXNews
MSNBC
CNN

1.  Describe the rescue efforts that have been going on since yesterday.

Read the article When Can I Go Home? and answer the following questions:

2.  List some of the problems people will face if they can go home.

3.  How many people are in currently in shelters, according to the Red Cross?

4.  What type of assistance is the federal government sending in now?

5.  Wal-Mart and Lowe’s are donating money to the relief effort.  What is T-Mobile doing?  What is useful about their donation?  Why might T-Mobile’s donation not be useful to most of the people they are aiming to assist?