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Hurricane Katrina's Evacuees

Hurricane experts are worried about the thousands of Katrina evacuees still living in temporary housing. That's coming from National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's conference.

With hurricane season just 70 days away the Capital Area Red Cross says at least 120 families displaced by Katrina remain in north Florida.

The chapter is continuing to work with the families, helping them find permanent housing and working to meet their long-term medical needs even eight months after Katrina made landfall.

Chris Floyd says, "Many of them are going to become permanent residents here in north Florida. They have found jobs with state agencies, they're finding other jobs, so they're going to be our new neighbors."

The 2006 hurricane season begins June 1.


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