Photos: Hurricane Day 3--relief is on the way

Photos: Hurricane Day 3--relief is on the way

Summary: Government and private organizations have plenty to clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

TOPICS: Government

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  • searching for survivors

    Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Beaty looks out of his HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter for survivors in flooded New Orleans. This rescue crew was sent from Clearwater, Fla., to assist in search and rescue efforts.

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    The U.S. Coast Guard hoists a pregnant woman from her apartment in New Orleans. Rescue workers also evacuated 10 others from the building.

  • Red Cross

    For Katrina, the American Red Cross launched the largest mobilization of resources in its history for a single natural disaster. More than 200 Red Cross shelters are being set up to to provide hot meals, bottled water and distribute other much-needed relief supplies, as seen in this shot, taken during the aftermath of Hurricane Dennis. The Red Cross is accepting donations on its Web site.

Topic: Government

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