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Hurricane katrina's record-setting storm surge along the mississippi gulf coast and overwhelming of the flood protection system in new orleans on august 29, 2005 is burned in memory (special. Katrina, the new orleans nightmare : documentary on the devastation of hurricane katrina this documentary you're sure to enjoy and it'll probably make you t. A new orleans library destroyed by hurricane katrina has a new beginning the historic nora navra library has reopened its doors built in 1954, the library served the 7th ward for decades it was. Updated: sept 25, 2012 hurricane katrina struck the gulf coast with devastating force at daybreak on aug 29, 2005, pummeling a region that included the fabled city of new orleans and heaping. It has been 10 years since hurricane katrina nearly destroyed the city of new orleans the massive hurricane exposed major issues with the city's infrastructure, left thousands upon thousands of.
Hurricane katrina devastated parts of louisiana, mississippi, alabama, and florida with heavy rain and a powerful storm surge in august 2005 view more in this event you might also be interested in. New orleans was among the hardest hit due to its location on the gulf coast with levees breaching in the aftermath of hurricane katrina hurricane katrina touched ground 10 years ago this week. Tours from hurricane katrina tour - america's greatest catastrophe tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance hurricane katrina tour of new orleans from $5100. Monthly labor review • june 2007 effects of katrina on new orleans hurricane katrina devastated the new orleans economy tourism, port operations, and educational services. Coverage of hurricane katrina's destruction often focuses on the new orleans area but the storm led fema to declare emergency disaster areas in the majority of mississippi and even a large.
Hurricane katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the us in new orleans, the levees were designed for category 3, but katrina peaked at a category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 mph. Hurricane katrina museum, new orleans, louisiana 225 likes 1,176 were here history museum. That's how many fewer african-americans are living in new orleans now than prior to hurricane katrina, which made landfall 11 years ago today nearly 1 in 3 black residents have not returned to the city after the storm it was the worst urban disaster in modern us history eighty percent of new.
Aerial video of new orleans, taken from a news helicopter shortly after storm, shows the vast devastation katrina caused. A us district judge in new orleans dismisses any remaining cases against the federal government for hurricane katrina-related levee failures and flooding more than 500,000 residents, businesses. Ten years ago saturday, the most destructive natural disaster in us history struck new orleans and the eastern gulf coast hurricane katrina killed an estimated 1,800 people, but it could have.