Insult to Injury: Alabama's Lingering Katrina Challenge

Hurricane Katrina, which ravaged the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, was the costliest storm ever to hit the United States and one of the five deadliest. Katrina's stunning blow to Louisiana and Mississippi received national media attention, but the more isolated damage to coastal Alabama has gone largely unnoticed, even in other regions of the state. For low-income Alabamians battered by the storm, the recovery process remains riddled with difficulties nearly four years later.

This fact sheet takes stock of Alabama's Katrina recovery efforts thus far and identifies the challenges ahead.

Montgomery AL Non-Profit Website Design by BWS Internet Marketing Services