TEXAS: Houston police try to quell a fight that broke out between Hurricane Katrina evacuees at a shelter in Reliant Center in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005. The Houston Chronicle reported that Houston police have topped $1 million in spending for overtime pay and are paying $150,000 to $200,000 a day for police to deal with the influx of Katrina evacuees. It was unclear why the fight broke out.
UTAH: Evacuees from New Orleans fill out job applications during a job fair Sept. 8, 2005 at Camp Williams near Bluffdale, Utah. There were between 25 to 30 employers at the fair offering jobs to the evacuees.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Tia Clark, left, from the mayor's office, helps to distribute supplies to the buses that were on the way New Orleans to evacuate hurricane victims outside the DC National Guard Armory in Washington D.C.
COLORADO: With the Wasatch Mountains in the background, New Orleans evacuee Johnny Collins plays on a climbing wall to pass time at the National Guard's Camp Williams in Bluffdale, Utah, Sept. 7, 2005.
ALASKA: Hurricane Katrina evacuee Josette Autrey, right, of New Orleans hugs Alaska Red Cross of America CEO Joe Mathis at a news conference Sept. 7, 2005, at Red Cross headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska. Autrey and her son, Kahlil, have relocated to Anchorage.
OKLAHOMA: Will Graham, 15, of New Orleans talks about enrolling in high school in Tahlequah, Okla., as he sits at Camp Gruber Joint Maneuver Training Center near Braggs, Okla., Sept. 7, 2005. About 1,500 Hurricane Katrina evacuees are staying at Camp Gruber.
CALIFORNIA: From right, Terry and Nikell Fortia, both of New Orleans, holding their 6-month-old twins Terrick and Tyrick, and Nikell's cousin Tiki Smith and her daughter Ja-Niah, 1, wait for medical examinations at the Dream Center, a church-sponsored outreach and rehabilitaiton facility in Los Angeles Sept. 7, 2005.
ILLINOIS: Evacuee Andrea Harris of New Orleans selects toiletries for her family at Fosco Park, Sept. 7, 2005, in Chicago. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office has said Illinois expects to provide housing, food and medical care to up to 10,000 evacuees.
ARIZONA: Sandra Ders, background center, of the State of Arizona and Kari Brauer, right rear, of the City of Phoenix, aid evacuees from Hurricane Katrina in finding jobs at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Sept. 7, 2005, in Phoenix.
FLORIDA: Evacuees from the New Orleans area gather at Doug Hyland's home in Gulf Breeze, Fla., Sept. 1, 2005. They are doing what they spend most of their time doing: watching the news looking and hoping for any information about their area. Hyland is at the far right. His family has taken in two other families, friends of the Hylands, because the evacuees' homes have been damaged by the storm.
SOUTH CAROLINA: New Orleans evacuee, Ronnie Hebert, smiles after receiving a flower at her arrival Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, to a refugee center at the old Navel Reserve center in Columbia, S.C. The first of hundreds of expected Hurricane Katrina evacuees flew into the Midlands from the devastation of New Orleans and were greeted by emergency relief workers.
NEW MEXICO: Mary Steil, left, standing, Albuquerque Division of Behavioral Health manager, works with volunteers to help evacuees from New Orleans fill out paperwork to receive assistance at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., Sept. 6, 2005.