Katrina Rapes Counted; U.S. Cuts Social Programs

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Two organizations have begun to quantify the number of rapes that occurred in the chaos that plagued New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in late August, National Public Radio reported Dec. 21. Although the official count of reported rapes remains at four cases, NPR quoted advocates who say a fuller picture is emerging of the level of violent crimes that actually occurred.