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The widespread destruction caused by natural and man-made disasters have both short and long-term consequences; many of the U.S. Census Bureau data programs provide information that may help policymakers and the public gauge these effects.
Current Resources and Information:
  • OnTheMap: Get up to the minute information on the path of a storm and economic data for affected areas.
  • American Community Survey: Provides local-level information on populations that may be vulnerable in an emergency, such as people with disabilities, without transportation or who live in mobile homes.
  • Quick Facts: Provides easy access to facts about the people, business, and geography of the United States.
Older Resources and Information on Coastal Populations:
Mississippi River Floods (2011):
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (2010):
Hurricanes Katrina (2005) and Rita (2005):
Still need help? Search the U.S. Census Bureau's "Frequently Asked Questions", email the Louisiana State Census Data center or contact a local State Data Center Affiliate.
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