Data Recovery for the Katrina Disaster.
Don Singleton has assembled some of the pre-Katrina emergency management documents and plans. For those of you wanting a ground-floor understanding of the process, it's valuable material. Dead Drifts is not joining the blame game. It is just extremely important to know the initial conditions of this situation to competently judge whether officials will draw the right conclusions in after-action studies.
Meanwhile, if you haven't cut a check yet to help the people of the Gulf Coast out, get on it now.