The Louisiana Just Recovery Network stepped in to rebuild homes in 2021. They’re still at it—and working to create jobs for former industrial plant workers in the process.
Category: Disaster Recovery
How a farmers market supports Louisiana growers before, during, and after disasters
At the Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans, vendors preach good food, help each other through disasters, and seek connection.
With disaster tours, eastern N.C. locals share stories, propose flooding solutions
Residents and activists Robeson County are drawing attention to those still struggling to recover from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.
Kentucky communities aim to rebuild sustainably after floods intensify housing crisis
Local organizations join hands to help people who lost homes during flooding in four hardest hit counties in southeast Kentucky.
Mitigation, preparation, education: Q&A with coastal N.C. official about flooding
Southerly spoke with Belhaven town manager Lynn Davis about the challenges of evacuations, transportation, and shelters for residents.
‘We are not immune’: Q&A with Jackson student leader on disasters while navigating college
Jackson State University resident assistant Kayla Carter is responsible for disseminating information to fellow students during disaster events. She says out-of-state students, whose families are further away, tend to be more anxious during emergencies.
2022 community reporting fellowship projects
In their own words, the fellows describe their experience and final projects.