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In eastern New Orleans, levees along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway failed in several places because they were built with sand and erodible materials instead of clay, an obvious construction flaw. History of New Orleans’ Law Enforcement Offices. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ law enforcement was in disarray.

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Effects of Katrina on New Orleans Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans economy; tourism, port operations, and educational services, the foundation of the city’s economy, survived, offering a base for recovery The effects of Hurricane Katrina on the New Orleans economy Michael L. Dolfman, Solidelle Fortier Wasser, and Bruce Bergman

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The effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans was catastrophic and long-lasting. The storm, which was the costliest hurricane as well as one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history ...

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Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath . Many people acted heroically in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Coast Guard, for instance, rescued some 34,000 people in New Orleans alone, and many ...

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Health Effects of Hurricane Katrina. The main health effects of Hurricane Katrina had to deal with the amount of water left behind in New Orleans. Outbreaks of West Nile, mold, and endotoxin levels rising were the biggest concerns. With the flooding came all new types of bacteria from the open water, leaving New Orleans with little to defend ...

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Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. An estimated 1,833 people died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed in late August 2005, and ...

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Every year we remember when Hurricane Katrina “hit” New Orleans—August 29, 2005. Make no mistake, hurricane damage is devastating. However the real nightmare began in the days that followed, when 50 levees and flood walls failed. Suddenly, water covered 80 percent of New Orleans.

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Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that made landfall on Florida and Louisiana, particularly the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas, in August 2005, causing catastrophic damage from central Florida to eastern Texas.Subsequent flooding, caused largely as a result of fatal engineering flaws in the flood protection system known as levees ...

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On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and southeastern Louisiana, leaving hundreds of thousands either displaced or homeless. Nearly four weeks later, Hurricane Rita made landfall in the southwestern portion of the state, further damaging Louisiana’s infrastructure and impacting the New Orleans area. In response,

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Damage and Insurance: Hurricane Katrina cost a staggering $125 billion. Insurance covered only $80 billion of the losses, according to Swiss Re. Flooding in New Orleans caused half the damage. It destroyed or rendered uninhabitable 300,000 homes. It left in its wake 118 million cubic yards of debris.