By Sam Winston
The parallels are hard not see.
A low lying land that sits year after year in the wheelhouse of storm season with high concentrations of poverty along a coast particularly vulnerable to storm surges and flooding. Yet the mainstream media only made it to the story to count the bodies. Give the credit to science writer Chris Mooney (from New Orleans), and other bloggers for providing timely updates on the storm including guest blogging from inside the disaster zone.
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And for a list of aid organizations here is a good place to start.