Public and private relief organizations are trying to meet the immediate needs of thousands left homeless after hurricane Katrina. A panel of international relief experts weigh in on what longer term aid may be necessary and how it can be delivered.

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  • Anastasia Brown director of refugee services, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Hugh Parmer president, American Refugee Committee
  • Gene Dewey former Assistant Secretary of State for population, refugees, and migration
  • Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International

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