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Fulbrighters are safe. Many want to help others

The Institue of International Education (IIE) has some good news for the Fulbright community amid the catastrophe: "We are pleased to report that all Fulbrighters in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have checked in with IIE to report that they are safe and well."

Many Fulbright grantees all across the US report that their universities offer admission to students affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Many German Fulbright alumni have sent emails calling for donations to help those in need. We have already linked to the online donation form of the American Red Cross. If you don't trust the internet with your money or want to donate to German agencies to avoid international credit card fees, check out this list of agencies set up by Katrina Hilfe.

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Atlantic Review on : German relief experts at work in New Orleans

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US Fulbright Alum TJ wrote the following reading recommendation:Ninety experts from Germany's Technisches Hilfswerk or THW (Federal Agency for Technical Relief) are helping to pump floodwater out of New Orleans and nearby parishes. The team arrived in

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Adam on :

I attend the University of Arkansas, and we've taken in at least 56 students already. Since we're Fullbright's home, I'm sure we're helping out just as much.

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