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Rebuilding The Lower 9th Ward

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Pam Dashiell is with the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development. The Lower 9th Ward is in the background. (Photo by Samara Freemark)

Four years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. The city still hasn't figured out how to protect itself. Most of the conversation focuses on rebuilding the city's levees. But some people in New Orleans are starting to think beyond levees. They call their strategy resilience planning. And they think New Orleans can become America's leader in it. Samara Freemark reports:

The Greater New Orleans Foundation

The Make It Right Foundation

Wikipedia's page on Hurricane Katrina

Producer: Samara Freemark
Release Date: August 28, 2009
Running Time: 3:21

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