Archive for the ‘Hurricane Katrina’ Category

Mobile Hosiptal in Mississippi

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Doctors, Nurses and Emergency Providers from North Carolina have been in Mississippi since soon after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. The North Carolina teams have been working out of a mobile hospital. It’s the only facility of its kind in the United States. Rose Hoban reports.

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Note: This story won the Radio – Television News Director\’s Association Edward R. Murrow Southeast Regional Radio Award for feature/hard news.

Katrina Survivors Escape

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Rene and Dorthy Gibson survived Hurricane Katrina. They don’t have much money but they have great hope for the new life they’re starting in Raleigh. Jessica Jones reports.

Katrina Evacuees Start Over in NC

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

Hurricane Katrina evacuees have begun to settle into life in North Carolina. There are countless numbers of Gulf Coast residents who’ve been living with friends and family in this state since the storm hit. Many are like the Nguyen family and plan on staying for a while. Jessica Jones reports.

Hurricane Katrina Wedding

Monday, September 19th, 2005

A couple from New Orleans now living at the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Victims Center in Wake County will get married tomorrow. The couple had planned a secret trip to the justice of the peace – but folks at the shelter wouldn’t let the milestone pass quietly. Leoneda Inge reports.

Health After The Storm

Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

When a big storm hits, responders must know what is needed and where. But as demonstrated in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, it can take days to find out where the victims are and what they need. Since 9-11, North Carolina has developed teams of public health workers trained to quickly collect and distribute this kind of information. Rose Hoban reports.