Thanks for that info, bb.
I add that to Ayhan Aytes' concern and the fed gov responsibility: The
"faith based initiative" move of the last half dozen years have become the
normal. The call for volunteers by the Alabama state government directed
people to a government sponsored site to sign up under faith based
initiative groups. Maybe an indictment for malfeasance or criminal
negligence will show that "privatization" into "faith based initiatives"
added layers and mazes to the government response, making a second assault
on people in duress.
Along those lines, A CBS reporter, asked by the anchor why Bush's trip to
the gulf did not include a landing in the major disaster points in New
Orleans, says, "They'll tell us its security but you never know what it
really is." Right on network TV, a staid reporter speaking from DC said it
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Subject: RE: [xmca] Hurricane Katrina-LSU Student Relief Fund
Not to distract from immediate responses to Katrina, but to indicate the
need to think and act over multiple timescales, through multiple avenues,
here's acouple of links, indicating that (1) these kinds of storms were not
only predicted, but are expected to continue, and that (2) the white house
won't do anything about the underlaying cause.
The links between hurricanes and climate change
Global Warming Negotiations Must Move Forward Without the United States
> The MIT opened in its home page the following web page:
> Contribute Ideas for Hurricane Katrina Recovery
> There, 2 people wrote:
> Darcy 1991 Thursday September 1, 2005 7:17pm
> MIT should consider letting students from Xaxier, Tulane and other schools
> in for a term while New Orleans is underwater.
> Other schools including Penn and Georgia State are making such offers.
> Tiffany Kosolcharoen 2006 Thursday September 1, 2005 6:47pm
> At the University of Pennsylvania, my sister said qualified
> Philadelphia-area students enrolled in universities at the hurricane
> stricken areas have the opportunity to take fall semester classes at Penn.
> Faculty will also be offered a paid leave to volunteer.
> Penn's leadership in extending admission to displaced students, whose
> tuition will go towards rebuilding their New Orleans universities, is a
> paragon to follow.
> Tulane's president keeps an ongoing diary on the webpage of Tulane
> David D. Preiss
> home page: http://pantheon.yale.edu/~ddp6/
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