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IWPR Publication

Women in New Orleans: Race, Poverty, and Hurricane Katrina
by Allison Suppan Helmuth, Jane M. Henrici, Ph.D. (August 2010)

IWPR analysis of American Community Survey (ACS) and U.S. Census Bureau data1 reveals that after Hurricane Katrina and the evacuation of New Orleans in August 2005, the city’s demographics have changed with respect to race and economic status among women.

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