At the Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans, vendors preach good food, help each other through disasters, and seek connection.
Category: Disaster Recovery
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.
‘Another layer to the inequality that exists’: Q&A with N.C. disaster response organizers
Four Robeson County, NC residents have created a Disaster Survival and Resiliency School to engage community residents impacted by climate disasters as leaders and equal partners in revisioning and redeveloping their communities and lives.