Saving communities after Hurricane Ida: Local resilience fills gaps

By Mckenzie Richmond Medill Reports Sixteen years to the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall along Louisiana’s coast, coastal communities were struck Aug. 29, 2021, by Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane.  The storm devastated and displaced thousands. A lesser-known impact: Over 200 residents from Louisiana’s southernmost parish, Port Fourchon, who chose not to evacuate during […]