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Lessons Learned About the Social Toll of Major Disasters

Pamela Jenkins is a research professor of sociology at the University of New Orleans. After Hurricane Katrina, she expanded her focus to the human and community impact of disasters. She spoke with Emergency Management recently about the lingering effects of Katrina and lessons learned for long-term planners as they consider the social toll of major events.