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North Carolina responded to the Hurricane Katrina disaster by deploying the State Medical Assistance Team (SMAT) to Waveland, Mississippi. Rudisill helped lead the first deployment of the field hospital, and her article describes what took place. North Carolina's response was so effective that the SMAT effort is now recognized nationally as a model system for disaster response.
Heather Jacobs describes the differences in New Orleans from the first time she went there; to the second time she visited the city and what North Carolina can learn from the city’s experience.
After the destruction that Hurricane Katrina inflicted upon the city of New Orleans, the return of a home football game was symbolic of the rebuilding of the city. Athletic events are viewed by many as a spectacle, festival, and ritual.