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Fifty-Eight Days in the Cajundome Shelter
     

Fifty-Eight Days in the Cajundome Shelter

by Ann Dobie
 

After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged much of the Louisiana coastline, the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana, was opened as a temporary emergency shelter for a few hundred refugees. However, newly homeless men, women, and children continued to arrive each day in need of food, clothing, and medical attention. This is the struggle of the volunteers and workers at

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After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged much of the Louisiana coastline, the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana, was opened as a temporary emergency shelter for a few hundred refugees. However, newly homeless men, women, and children continued to arrive each day in need of food, clothing, and medical attention. This is the struggle of the volunteers and workers at the Cajundome who cared for more than 18,000 evacuees in the devastating aftermath of the hurricanes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589805798
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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