A KATRINA BIOGRAPHY
Anatomy of a Mega Disaster
THE CONTRAFLOW PROJECT
M. Darryl Woods, Lead Researcher
www.thecontraflow.o...
The Researcher
M. Darryl Woods INDEPENDENT:
• Geographer
• Researcher
• Journalist
• Archivist
• Author
• Publisher
• Film...
The Response (in real time)
• Dodged a bullet
• Levees overtopped
or breached?
• Looping Looting
• Superdome
• Convention ...
The Relief
• Leaving Las Vegas
• Dallas Reunion
Arena Mission
• Last Post-Storm
Evacuation Flight to
Omaha
• The “Soul Pat...
The Resettlement
• Ground Zero
• Camp Epiphany
• Camp Bullet’s
• Camp Mama D
• Common Ground
• Congressional
Hearings
• Me...
The Repopulation
• Disaster Tourism
• City Hall
• MLK Day ‘06
• Second Line
• Mardi Gras ‘06
• St. Augustine
Catholic Chur...
The Research
• Search Engines
• Delta Airlines VPs
• DMATs
The Recovery
• 1st Anniversary
• Team Contraflow
• Plaquemines Parish
• FEMA Trailers
The Re-evaluation
• FEMA
• Helinet Aviation
• DHS
• DOT
• DOD
• USFWS
• Instate/Neighboring
States Response
The Response (in reality)
Day 0: Sun, 8.28.05
Day 1: Mon, 8.29.05
Day 2: Tue, 8.30.05
Day 3: Wed, 8.31.05
Day 4: Thu, 9.1.05
Day 5: Fri, 9.2.05
Day 6: Sat, 9.3.05
Day 7: Sun, 9.4.05
The Repercussions
The Respect
M.D. Woods & the Soul Patrol ‘10
The Rewrite
• ’10: IT/Social Media
• ’11: NOPD, JPSO, Gen.
Honore, Bill Waldron
• ’12: Convention Center,
Hurricane Isaac
...
The Rest of the Story
• CONTRAFLOW: Six
Degrees of Separation
Following Hurricane
Katrina, Greater New
Orleans Flood and t...
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A Katrina Biography

  1. 1. A KATRINA BIOGRAPHY Anatomy of a Mega Disaster THE CONTRAFLOW PROJECT M. Darryl Woods, Lead Researcher www.thecontraflow.org
  2. 2. The Researcher M. Darryl Woods INDEPENDENT: • Geographer • Researcher • Journalist • Archivist • Author • Publisher • Filmmaker
  3. 3. The Response (in real time) • Dodged a bullet • Levees overtopped or breached? • Looping Looting • Superdome • Convention Center • General Honore • Astrodome
  4. 4. The Relief • Leaving Las Vegas • Dallas Reunion Arena Mission • Last Post-Storm Evacuation Flight to Omaha • The “Soul Patrol” • U. of Iowa
  5. 5. The Resettlement • Ground Zero • Camp Epiphany • Camp Bullet’s • Camp Mama D • Common Ground • Congressional Hearings • Merry Christmas ‘05
  6. 6. The Repopulation • Disaster Tourism • City Hall • MLK Day ‘06 • Second Line • Mardi Gras ‘06 • St. Augustine Catholic Church Protest •
  7. 7. The Research • Search Engines • Delta Airlines VPs • DMATs
  8. 8. The Recovery • 1st Anniversary • Team Contraflow • Plaquemines Parish • FEMA Trailers
  9. 9. The Re-evaluation • FEMA • Helinet Aviation • DHS • DOT • DOD • USFWS • Instate/Neighboring States Response
  10. 10. The Response (in reality)
  11. 11. Day 0: Sun, 8.28.05
  12. 12. Day 1: Mon, 8.29.05
  13. 13. Day 2: Tue, 8.30.05
  14. 14. Day 3: Wed, 8.31.05
  15. 15. Day 4: Thu, 9.1.05
  16. 16. Day 5: Fri, 9.2.05
  17. 17. Day 6: Sat, 9.3.05
  18. 18. Day 7: Sun, 9.4.05
  19. 19. The Repercussions
  20. 20. The Respect M.D. Woods & the Soul Patrol ‘10
  21. 21. The Rewrite • ’10: IT/Social Media • ’11: NOPD, JPSO, Gen. Honore, Bill Waldron • ’12: Convention Center, Hurricane Isaac • ’13: Superdome, LANG, Ray Nagin • ’14: The Epiphany • ’15: 10-yr Anniversary
  22. 22. The Rest of the Story • CONTRAFLOW: Six Degrees of Separation Following Hurricane Katrina, Greater New Orleans Flood and the Second Evacuation ‘09 • CONTRAFLOW: A Katrina Heptalogy ’15 • From a single book project to a seven-book series

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