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Sun on Katrina’s Lessons for Haiti

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  1. dave hoffman says:

    A really interesting post. Would you mind posting a link to the available sociological evidence?

  2. Lisa Grow Sun says:

    Here’s an interesting overview of some of the sociological evidence as it relates to Katrina: http://tinyurl.com/yaqpzom

    My current research is focused on the consequences of disaster mythology for the legal structure of domestic disaster response. I’d be happy to email you a draft paper in a couple of weeks.

  3. Nate Oman says:

    CNN just aired a report about how the folks in Haiti have been remarkably orderly and how the UN insistence on security for all movements of aid materials has created a bottleneck in terms of getting aid to victims.

  4. Caramoan says:

    I pray for those people who have been injured in Haiti. the earthquake in Haiti is one of the word disasters this year. I just hope that they would be able to recover soon.

  5. Lisa Grow Sun says:

    For those who are interested in a more thorough consideration of the effect of disaster mythology on the U.S. legal system of disaster response, you may download my current article on SSRN here:

    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1565516