Katrina Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Surafel Argaw Mrs. Mac English 1102 28 August 2014 Annotated Bibliography Collins, Susan M., Senator. Hurricane Katrina: A Nation Still Unprepared: Special Report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Together with Additional Views. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2006. Web. Susan Collins states on her review that the United States government has learned important lessons from hurricane Katrina. This disaster is a wake up call for the government on ability to plan, prepares for, and responds to national catastrophes. Susan also states that emergency response begins at the lowest possible jurisdictional level, the state government has to be involved in the local governments request, and also the federal…show more content…
"Association Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder And Depression With All-Cause And Cardiovascular Disease Mortality And Hospitalization Among Hurricane Katrina Survivors With End-Stage Renal Disease." American Journal Of Public Health 103.4 (2013): e130. Advanced Placement Source. Web. 28 Oct. 2014. Donald Edmondson states in this article that, following the hurricane Katrina the number of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression and cardiovascular disease mortality increased significantly. Donald also states the possible immediate root causes of these depressions to be a long-term hospitalization. Donald mentions that clinicians and policymakers must be aware of the heavy psychological toll from disasters. According to Donald, the state of depression and PTSD can be caused by separation from family, injury and personal threats to life, massive destruction, exacerbation of illness and exposure to dead bodies during and after the hurricane. Victimization after the storm like robbery assault, victimization of loved one, injury caused or exacerbated by the storm and living in circumstances where the respondent had to use the toilet or change clothes without privacy are some of the possible causes mentioned by

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