Performance Improvement 2009. How Best Examine the Effects of Hurricane Katrina?


Researchers examined the effects of Hurricane Katrina to identify ways of answering four questions: where did people go when Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005 (migration and housing), how were they doing (income and employment), what were their needs for social service program support, and how did the disaster affect the programs of the Administration for Children and Families?

Report Title: Understanding the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina for ACF Service Populations: A Feasibility Assessment of Study Approaches
Agency Sponsor: ACF-OPRE, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Mark Fucello, 202-401-5750
Performer: Urban Institute
PIC ID: 8922

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