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Johns Hopkins Responds
Hurricane Katrina
September 2005

Dear Johns Hopkins Students, Faculty and Staff:

The devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast has affected many of our own: Johns Hopkins students and their families, and our sister colleges and universities. This page willl keep you up to date on the Johns Hopkins response to the hurricane. The situation is developing rapidly, so please check back often.

Departments and offices with information to contribute to this page should e-mail c&pa@jhu.edu or call us at 443-287-9960.

Sincerely, Communications and Public Affairs

Message from JH President
Letter from President Brody to Students, Faculty and Staff [09.02.05]
Hurricane-Related News Items from Johns Hopkins
CEPAR Sends Emergency Medical Team to Pakistan [10.19.05]
Hopkins Emergency Physician Warns of Post-Hurricane Disease and Illness [10.19.05]
Faith Communities Gather Personal Items for Hurricane Katrina Victims [JHU Gazette 09.26.05]
Sloan Semester: Online Graduate Courses for Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina [09.22.05]
35 Tulane Students Settle in at Bloomberg School [09.22.05]
Dean Klag Assists Hurricane Katrina Recovery Efforts [09.13.05]
Kellogg Schwab: Assessing the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina [09.12.05]
Reaching out to Katrina's victims [JHU Gazette 09.12.05]
On the ground in Louisiana [JHU Gazette 09.12.05]
Information for Displaced Graduate Students [09.07.05]
Johns Hopkins Admits 29 Students from La. Universities [09.06.05]
Experts on Water Quality, Pollution, and Treatment Plant Reconstruction Issues Raised by Hurricane Katrina [09.06.05]
Helping Children: Hopkins-led Effort to Counsel Storm Victims [09.06.05]
Departure Delayed for Third Hopkins Group Leaving for Gulf [09.05.05]
Hopkins Physicians, Nurses Deployed by Maryland Agency to Help Beleaguered Louisiana Hospital [09.05.05]
First Group of Hopkins Medical Experts Heads to Gulf Coast [09.03.05]
Information for Potential Medical Volunteers UPDATED INFO [09.02.05]
Message from KSAS Dean Adam Falk [09.01.05]
Katrina's Aftermath: Disaster Preparedness, Health Concerns [09.01.05]
Hurricane Katrina Health Concerns [from JH School of Public Health 09.01.05]
Hurricane-Related News Items from National Media
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Updates from the Field on Katrina Relief Efforts: Blog entries from JHU volunteer [BaltimoreSun.com, 9/28/2005]
SPSBE Faculty Member Eric Green Appears on CNN's "Paula Zahn Now" [CNN 9.20.05]
Toxic Sediments Could Doom Parts of New Orleans [Voice of America, 9.20.05]
Phoenix in the Swamp [U.S. News & World Report 09.19.05]
The Other America [Newsweek 09.19.05]
Oil Spills Seeping into Soggy Homes Leaving Big Mess [Arkansas Democrat Gazette 09.13.05]
Grappling with Pollutants in Lake Pontchartrain [NPR 09.12.05]
HISD Officials Confident about Challenge [Houston Chronicle 09.11.05]
Katrina Shows It Takes a Community [Baltimore Sun 09.11.05]
Unclaimed Children Casualties of Katrina [Nashville Tennessean 09.10.05]
Flooded Toxic Waste Sites Are Potential Health Threat [Washington Post 09.10.05]
Experts: Fetid Water No Risk to Lake [Newsday 09.09.05]
Counselors Help Displaced Youths [Opelousas Daily World 09.09.05]
New Orleans' Tomorrow [Marketwatch.com 09.09.05]
JHU Relief Team Returns; Students Help Peers [WBAL-TV; includes video 09.09.05]
First Hopkins Katrina Group Returns, Another Preparing to Leave [Associated Press 09.09.05]
Contractors Hired to Begin Cleanup of City [Baltimore Sun 09.08.05]
Sorting out Katrina: The Lessons So Far [Christian Science Monitor 09.08.05]
New York Times Article on New Orleans by SAIS Faculy Member [09.01.05]
General Information
Information for Tulane Students at the Bloomberg School of Public Health [09.22.05]
Message to the School of Nursing [09.08.05]
Information for Graduate Students in Arts and Sciences and Engineering from Katrina-affected Colleges and Universities [09.07.05]
Letter to NIH Researchers [09.04.05]
Information for Students from Katrina-affected Colleges and
Assistance for Tulane School of Public Health Students [09.02.05]
Message to the School of Public Health [09.01.05]
Assistance for Students, Faculty and Staff UPDATED INFO [09.08.05]
JH Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR)
[Accessible only within JH. Unrestricted CEPAR site online here]
Information for Medical Volunteers
New Hopkins Medical Team to Relieve Group Deployed Near New Orleans [09.13.05]
Katrina Deployment Update [09.08.05]
Legal Issues Concerning Volunteer Health Personnel [09.08.05]
Disaster Relief Efforts — FAQ [09.02.05]
Health Advisory: Immunizations for Responders to Katrina Relief
[from CEPAR 09.02.05]
Academic Medicine Responds to Hurricane Katrina
[from the Association of American Medical Colleges]
How to Help
Collection of Personal Care Kits for Displaced Victims of Hurricane Katrina [09.16.05]
Mardi Gras Beads Fund Raiser [09.08.05]
HopkinsCares Collecting Donations at Homewood UPDATED INFO [09.09.05]
Online Resources and Where to Donate [from Washington Post]
Charity Scam Warning [09.02.05]
Hurricane Katrina Relief Information [from Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)]

Katrina site last updated 29Sep05 by dgips@jhu.edu
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