The 6,000 residents stranded in its mix of marshland, oil refineries, blighted houses and sprawling new subdivisions were left to fend for themselves, including 34 people who died in a nursing home here.  Two days after Katrina hit, a team of Vancouver Urban Search and Rescue showed up to help, and a sprinkling of officials from neighboring parishes paid visits, but it would be days before there was any sign of assistance from the U.S. government.  The rescuers took over vessels floating…

The 6,000 residents stranded in its mix of marshland, oil refineries, blighted houses and sprawling new subdivisions were left to fend for themselves, including 34 people who died in a nursing home here. Two days after Katrina hit, a team of Vancouver Urban Search and Rescue showed up to help, and a sprinkling of officials from neighboring parishes paid visits, but it would be days before there was any sign of assistance from the U.S. government. The rescuers took over vessels floating…

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Delacroix settlers found themselves in an opulent natural bazaar: Part three of four

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27 Sept 2005 Chalmette, St Bernards Parish, Louisiana, USA. Shell oil barrel was deposited in a tree by floodwater in front of the home of Simon Pham and Tristan Perry. The oil refinery are integrated in the residential areas in Chalmette and St Bernards Parish. It’s known to have elevated rates of Cancer.

27 Sept 2005 Chalmette, St Bernards Parish, Louisiana, USA. Shell oil barrel was deposited in a tree by floodwater in front of the home of Simon Pham and Tristan Perry. The oil refinery are integrated in the residential areas in Chalmette and St Bernards Parish. It’s known to have elevated rates of Cancer.

Six lesser-known hot springs in Iceland for you to luxuriate in on your next adventure, coordinates included!

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