Post-Hurricane Katrina
Research and Recovery Work

Frederick D. Weil
Department of Sociology
Louisiana State University


Initial Ideas and Sketches, Immediately after Katrina


Considerations on creating temporary housing communities
(Improving the FEMA Trailer Parks)
    Initially prepared for a national VP of the Red Cross who visited the LSU Chancellor in September, 2005, and asked for some advice from sociologists. Somewhat revised & extended in December.


"Community Bootstrapping: An Idea for Community Rebuilding"

    Bringing displaced building-trades people together with communities that need Housing. Keyed especially to New Orleans & Baton Rouge After Hurricane Katrina. (Draft: Feb. 2006)

    • A short outline & diagram of the project here.
    • A fuller outline of the project here, or as a Word Document.


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