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Lloyd's of London The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005. 'Ultimately, insurance exists to pick up the pieces and pay the claims when the likes of a Hurricane Katrina or a Superstorm Sandy strike.' Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA
19 EST, 9 May 2014 5 shares 0 View comments Devastating hurricanes Katrina and Rita, which destroyed New Orleans, may have been responsible for up to half of all recorded stillbirths in the worst hit areas, a new study has revealed.
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Stories The light is shining brightly now, Barry Lyons says, and he's a long way from the blackness that once threatened to swallow him whole, like the rising gulf waters that nearly overwhelmed he and his family as they huddled in a ski boat tucked
Louisiana's Department of Insurance has joined a lawsuit filed by Mississippi against the federal government to try to block rates from increasing Oct. 1 in the National Flood Insurance Program. Commissioner Jim Donelon said Wednesday that the
The then 11-year-old's family's house was right in the path of one of the worst hurricanes to hit the Crescent City. "My grandpa picked us up and we left with just a few items," said Carter, now a sophomore tailback at Monterey Peninsula College. "
A developer, whose family is a major supporter of Gov. Bobby Jindal, has pleaded guilty in a case involving the fraudulent billing of a Hurricane Katrina recovery program...Attorney's Office says 30-year-old Praveen Kailas entered the plea to one
When a witness at a March Senate hearing on small business accused state and local governments of not doing enough to prepare for disasters, he got a sharp retort from the committee chair. You're talking, with all due respect, to a person who had a
Federal investigators say as much as $700 million in federal aid intended to help some 24,000 Louisiana families elevate their homes after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 may have been misspent. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says North Korea's
Legislative requirements meant for permanent housing increased costs and delayed "Katrina cottages" in Louisiana, a state audit report said. The report released Monday found that the 461 "Katrina cottages" built by the state with a $74.5 million