Hurricane Katrina: 10-Year Anniversary
29 August marked 10 years
since New Orleans and the Gulf Coast were struck by one of the most devastating and costly disasters in U.S. history. Roger Abbott
, Research Associate in natural disasters at the Faraday Institute, travelled there as part of his research to set up a project exploring the impact of religious beliefs on relationships – with God; with the community; with the environment. You can hear about his visit as well as his new research project in an interview in next month's newsletter.
visited us during our summer course and gave a lecture on "The psychology of religion/spirituality and disasters." Having become involved in disaster work after moving to Mississippi, just six days before Hurricane Katrina struck, Jamie recounts his personal experience of Hurricane Katrina in an interview with Eleanor Puttock. You can listen to the interview here: http://bit.ly/1Lbs8Vc