Scholastic News: Road to Recovery
he article reports on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the lives of the residents in Florida and the Gulf Coast in Louisiana. Many people died after the city was flooded when levees broke. Many were forced to flee the area to live with relatives or friends. The population of New Orleans is less than half what it was before Katrina struck. Much work still must be done to rebuild Gulf Coast cities. But there are signs of hope. Schools are reopening and communities are pulling together.