After Katrina – Hospitals in Hurricane Katrina is a very readable 28-page report on a major disaster in 2005. Hurricane Katrina was classified as a Category 5 storm. Subtitled “Challenges Facing Custodial Institutions in a Disaster”, the report describes the New Orleans, Louisiana hospitals’ experience during Hurricane Katrina. The role of public authorities, experience with FEMA, and lessons relative to advance evacuation and improved disaster planning are included. Publication by The Urban Institute, July 2006.