Houma Needs Help After Gustav

As Maitri, Karen Gadbois and NolaNotes and many others have pointed out, Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes sustained major damage from Hurricane Gustav. Everyone in the small fishing and shrimping communities, like Dulac, Pointe Aux Chene and Chauvin are severely affected, most are now homeless. Hard-hit were the Houma indians, many of whom lived close...

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Gustav, the Aftermath

It was quite the strange trip yesterday, Labor Day 2008. Gustav beat the odds and made landfall at the exact spot the models had it going to 18 hours before, and within 50 miles or so of the models from 48 hours before. It was not nearly as strong as predicted, which was the...

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Gustav: Angry Tweets & Tweets We Never Hope To Read

Well, it’s two days since the Katrina Anniversary date and here we are expecting another hurricane, Gustav. The storm’s birth and slow growth and progress in the Caribbean have been torturing us for over a week now. It’s certainly distracted me from keeping up with my promised picture-a-day Katrina memorial. The Twitter is all...

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