Hurricane Katrina: Racial Discrimination and Ethnic Cleansing in the United States in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina (CERD Shadow Report, 2008)

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, displaced residents of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast and exploited reconstruction workers are crying out for justice and demanding human rights protections from the racial discrimination they suffer from the U.S. Government and its political subdivisions. As detailed in this report, governmental actions have subjected a predominantly African American population to conditions that affect human survival by prolonging internal displacement more than two years after the hurricane.