Galveston residents still homeless months after Ike

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Hurricane Ike tore through the city of Galveston two-and-a-half months ago, devastating homes, schools and infrastructure. Hurricane season ended on Sunday and the nation's attention has shifted elsewhere. But Galveston residents are still grappling with the remnants of Ike. The Takeaway talks with Harvey Rice, a Galveston-based reporter for the Houston Chronicle, and his wife veterinarian Jackie Cole.
"This disaster was taken off the headlines by the economic disaster the country is facing."
—Jackie Cole on the devastation in Galveston.

Guests:

Jackie Cole and Harvey Rice

Comments [1]

JOE from GALVESTON

PEOPLE AT 1216 BALL STREET ARE ON THE OTHER SIDE, .FEMA PAYS UP TO 200K TO REPLACE A 60K HOUSE AND IF THEY LIVE THERE 3 YEARS ALL IS FORGIVEN.OUR TAX DOLLARS FEMA IS YOU AND ME.THIS IS THE BAD SIDE

Nov. 01 2011 10:27 PM

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