Hurricane katrina facts indicates that hurricane katrina was the most strongest and deadliest atlantic hurricane, that has been ever recorded. Hurricane katrina, at one point a category five storm, caused millions of dollars in damage and left a death toll in the thousands. A look at hurricane katrina's impact on public health. The economic aftermath of hurricane katrina jacob vigdor o n august 29, 2005, hurricane katrina swept north from the gulf of mexico into the states of louisiana and mississippi. Following hurricane katrina make this and other articles available for free online to serve those unable to afford or access the print edition of monthly review if you read the. Larry bradshaw and lorrie beth slonsky wrote an incredible account--first published in socialist worker--of being trapped in new orleans, first by hurricane katrina, and then by a martial. Directed by kathleen dowdey, john pattyson with phil mcgraw.
At least 1,500 people were killed and around $300 billion worth of damage was caused when hurricane katrina hit the south-eastern part of the usa arriving in late august 2005 with winds of. Hurricane katrina’s aftermath: from natural disaster to national humiliation by world socialist web site editorial board 2 september 2005. From 911 to hurricane katrina the united states government has used many of its different resources to help with the aftermath. The superdome was the epicenter of the calamity that was the aftermath of hurricane katrina with no power or running water, it was a dark and rancid place to be.
Read chapter 3 lessons learned in hurricane katrina and its aftermath: hurricane katrina, which struck new orleans and surrounding areas in august 2005, r. There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry ” martin garden” people are powerless under natural forces. The environmental impacts of hurricane katrina locations: alabama, florida, louisiana and mississippi august/23rd/2005 bibliography: staff, buzzle.
Facts about the aftermath of hurricane katrina and the effect on new orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm. Hurricane katrina: hurricane katrina, tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern united states in august 2005, breaching levees and causing widespread damage and deaths ultimately, the. Hurricane katrina made landfall on this day in 2005 in the devastating aftermath, the us government abandoned its citizens, intensifying the trauma of the disaster.
Life must march on school districts across the country have opened their doors to many of the nearly 240,000 children in k-12 that have been displaced and uprooted from their homes and.
From the earliest storm warnings to recovery and rebuilding, here's a look at events surrounding hurricane katrina since it hit the gulf coast in 2005. Hurricane katrina has had a devastating impact on the gulf coast of the us it whipped up sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kilometres per hour). Hurricane katrina was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the coastal us and one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the country as brutal and destructive as the. Hundreds dead in gulf coast region katrina, a category 4 hurricane, slammed into the louisiana coast aug 29 and overwhelmed the levees in new orleans, causing floods and, local authorities. The aftermath of hurricane katrina in south miami, fl.