Longer View: Planning for the Rebuilding of New Orleans

  title={Longer View: Planning for the Rebuilding of New Orleans},
  author={Robert Olshansky and Laurie A. Johnson and Jed Horne and Brendan Nee},
  journal={Journal of the American Planning Association},
  pages={273 - 287}
Problem: Catastrophic disasters like Hurricane Katrina disrupt urban systems, economies, and lives, and pose huge problems for local governments and planners trying to organize and finance reconstruction as quickly and effectively as possible. Purpose: This article aims to summarize the key planning challenges New Orleans faced following the August 29, 2005 flooding in order to identify lessons planners can apply following future disasters. Methods: In this case study we sought to observe key… 
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