Country star Faith Hill was particularly devastated when Hurricane Katrina hit America's Gulf Coast, because her mother, who lives in the region, relies on a constant oxygen supply.

Hill, who hails from Mississippi, and her husband Tim Mcgraw, a Louisiana native, were concerned about all of their relatives living without such basics as electricity in the region - particularly Hill's mother.

McGraw says, "Some guys that are friends of ours that work for us in Tennessee, went down and took some generators down to her family so that they had some power...

"All of our family and friends that we've been able to talk to are doing well... they're doing a lot better than the people down the coast are doing, that's for sure."