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Still at Risk:
U.S. Children 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

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Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Children often suffered the most. It soon became clear: U.S. emergency planning did not account for children's unique needs. A decade later, is our nation better prepared to protect children from disaster? Our expanded annual disaster report card finds some important progress. But far too many serious gaps remain. Our children, still at risk, deserve better. Download the Report

Scroll down for highlights from Save the Children's 2015 Disaster Report Card

   
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Stay Connected: Tineisha's Take

Hurricane Katrina and the loss of her father turned Tineisha’s childhood upside down. 10 years later the impact endures. Get Ready. Stay connected.

Still at Risk: US Children 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Hear from young survivors of Hurricane Katrina, Oklahoma tornadoes and Hurricane Sandy. It’s time to protect children from disaster. Stay connected.

Stay Connected: Nancy's Take

Nancy discusses the impact Hurricane Sandy had on her 7-year-old son after rushing waters flooded their Staten Island home. Stay connected.

Stay Connected: Nicki’s Take

Hurricane Sandy destroyed Nicki’s child care center. When she visited the children she’d served in the emergency shelter, she knew what she had to do next. Stay connected.

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