Public congress and citizen participation in disaster zones: New Orleans, USA

Abstract

This case study examines the challenges of large scale citizen-led planning in the aftermath of a natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. As an alternative to a top-down planning process residents collectively took part in formulating a plan to rebuild their city.

Citation

Case Studies from the Champions of Participation, 4 pp.

Public congress and citizen participation in disaster zones: New Orleans, USA

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