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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    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.

  • USS Shreveport

    A year ago, the amphibious transport dock USS Shreveport was in a war zone. Now it's part of the U.S. Navy effort to provide relief from Katrina. Four ships will deliver six disaster-relief teams with amphibious construction equipment, medical personnel and supplies.

Topic: Government

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