Habitat North America: Diamondhead, Mississippi

Dawn Lovett is one of 10 homeowners who have settled into their Habitat homes in Diamondhead, Mississippi, near Gulfport, that were built during the 2008 Carter Work Project.  Before Hurricane Katrina, Lovett rented an apartment; post-Katrina, she had been forced to live in a FEMA trailer in a dangerous neighborhood.  Now, she lives in the security of Diamondhead with her 17-year-old daughter, Britney Necaise and 2-month-old daughter Kadence (pictured). © Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein
Diamondhead, Mississippi, August 22, 2009

Dawn Lovett is one of 10 homeowners who have settled into their Habitat homes in Diamondhead, Mississippi, near Gulfport, that were built during the 2008 Carter Work Project. Before Hurricane Katrina, Lovett rented an apartment; post-Katrina, she had been forced to live in a FEMA trailer in a dangerous neighborhood. Now, she lives in the security of Diamondhead with her 17-year-old daughter, Britney Necaise and 2-month-old daughter Kadence (pictured).  

© Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein