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Green bullet Dispatch from a physician describes conditions in New Orleans in the days immediately following Hurricane Katrina.

Yellow bullet E-mail written by a paramedic details conditions in New Orleans.

Yellow bullet E-mails by a volunteer relief worker detail behavior of New Orleans evacuees.

Red bullet Evacuees verbally abused volunteers trying and trashed a rest stop in Waskom, TX.

Red bullet Evacuees brought to Utah arrived bearing drugs and guns and immediately proceeded to sell drugs, attempt rapes, and rebuild street gangs.

Yellow bullet Bad behavior by Gustav evacuees from New Orleans detailed by nurse who worked at Shreveport shelter.

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