Berggren, R. (2005). Hurricane Katrina. Unexpected Necessities--Inside Charity Hospital. The New England Journal of Medicine. 353(15):1550-3.
The author describes her experience in Charity Hospital following Hurricane Katrina, with a focus on the unexpected necessities (e.g., shoes, extra underwear, shift work/sleep, morale-boosting activities, a team of professionals who care about patients and each other, etc.) that arose, and how they were addressed.