Publications: Reports

Colten, Craig E., Robert Kates and Shirley Laska. 2008. “Community  Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina.” Community and Regional Resilience Initiative ( CARRI) Research Reports, No. 3. Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 

Jenkins, Pamela (contributor). April 2008. Preliminary Briefing Paper on “ Women and Girls in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast: Surviving the Hurricanes, Floods, and Failures.” Developed by Community Activists/Researchers at Ashe Cultural Arts Center. New Orleans, LA.

Kiefer, John, Jay Mancini, Betty Morrow, Hugh Gladwin and Terina Stewart. Dec 2008. “Providing Access to Resilience-Enhancing Technologies for Disadvantaged Communities and Vulnerable Populations.” Produced by the Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI) of the Oak Ridge Consortium of Research Universities.  http://www.orau.org/university-partnerships/files/The-PARET-Report.pdf.

Kiefer, John, Pamela Jenkins and Shirley Laska. April 2009. “An Analysis of the Hurricane Gustav City-Assisted Evacuation” for the City of New Orleans.

Laska, Shirley and Robert Gramling with Chad M. Berginnis, Monica Farris, William Freudenburg, Michelle Gremillion, Pam Jenkins, Richard Krajeski, Harriet McCombs, Nancy Mock, Betty Morrow, Brad Ott;  Kristina Peterson, and Henry Taylor. June 2009. “Expanding the Identification and Measurement of the Human Consequences of Disastrous Flooding: Toward the Refinement of the ‘Other Social Effects’ Account.”  Vol. I, Economics Appendix, Attachment 2-Other Social Effects Report (106 pages) of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Report (LACPR) to the U.S. Congress. 

Nance, Earthea, W. Fisher, J. Schwartz, and D. Quinn. 2008. “GreeNOLA: A Strategy for a Sustainable New Orleans.” Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation.

Working Group for Post-Hurricane Planning for the Louisiana Coast. Jan 2006. “A New Framework for Planning the Future of Coastal Louisiana after the Hurricanes of 2005.” A report. University of Maryland. Integration and Application Network, Center for Environmental Science. http://ian.umces.edu/pdfs/ian_report_333.pdf.