Canvas cities rise amid hurricane rubble
Tent cities have risen on Mississippi's Gulf Coast to house some of the estimated 5,000 families still homeless from Hurricane Katrina.
About 300 families at Pass Christian, Long Beach and D'Iberville, Miss., are living in tent cities erected by the U.S. Navy Seabees at a cost of $1 million. There is room for about 400 more families in the heated tents as temperatures dropped into the 30s.
"We are doing what we can to help people keep close to home that want to stay close to home," a Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesman told the New York Times.
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