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Hurricane Katrina

HURRICANE KATRINA Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. Hurricane Katrina started out as any other hurricane, as the result of warm moisture and air from the oceans surface that built into storm clouds and pushed around by strong forceful winds until it became a powerful storm. Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas on August 23, 2005 and crossed southern Florida as a moderate Category 1 hurricane, causing some deaths and flooding there before...

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of Hurricane Katrina Sid van der Woude Natural Disasters EES:1400:A08 2/19/2015 Once the storm finally passed, the flood waters finally receded, and the levees were put into some sort of repair, Hurricane Katrina, through its path of destruction left New Orleans and the surrounding areas in one of the costliest states of disrepair ever seen from a natural disaster in U.S. history. From the damage to infrastructure, to the lost jobs, to the loss of life, Hurricane Katrina left...

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Hurricane Katrina On Saturday August, 27th 2005 President Bush was notified about the news on Hurricane Katrina while on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, and after hearing the news remained on his vacation and took no action to help aid the people of New Orleans (Dyson 63-64). When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans it was at a Category 5 hurricane. Many unnecessary lives were lost in the hurricane and in the events after the disaster hit. What was the reason for the extreme amount of...

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. One of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the United States. Among recorded Atlantic hurricanes, it was the sixth strongest overall. 1,836 people died in the actual hurricane and in the subsequent floods. Property damage was estimated at $81 billion. Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas on August 23, 2005 and crossed southern Florida, causing...

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Running Head: The Devastation of Hurricane Katrina The Devastation of Hurricane Katrina Gregory Forbes Our Lady of the Lake College Abstract: A Hurricane is a storm with a violent wind where it forms from ranges of categories 1-5 through large areas of rainfall. Hurricanes can also turn into tornadoes depending on the category it is in. Hurricane Katrina (2005) is one in particular that has left the Nation in devastation where many will never forget. The Levee in New Orleans led to massive...

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Hurricane Katrina has hit many parts of the southeast region of the U.S. It is one of the most disastrous forces that we have seen in years. Many parts of Louisiana and Mississippi have been hit the hardest and the remains of the states are very little. Almost everything that has not been destroyed is under water. One of the big problems that the young residents of these areas are now facing is where to go to school. Grammar schools, high schools, and colleges have been destroyed, leaving thousands...

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Hurricane Katrina

Running head: THE KATRINA BREAKDOWN CASE STUDY QUESTIONS The Katrina Breakdown Case Study Questions ADM 624 Public Governance 11/13/12 The Katrina Breakdown Case Study Questions August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. A plan of action was created only hours ahead of time. One can say the catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina and the poor execution is a lesson learned for all officials who are the head of Natural Disaster Preparedness. Unfortunately...

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Eggert/5th In August 2005, my life changed. What was home to me, New Orleans, became a memory. I was forced by the natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina, to move to Houston. Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 hurricane that was very devastating. It ruined on sight everything it passed through. Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricane[->0] of the 2005 Atlan[->1]- tic oil platforms[->2] and caused the closure of nine refine- ries. The forestry industry in Mississippi...

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was the most dangerous, deadly, and horrifying storm to ever hit United States. Hurricane Katrina was so powerful that it devastated the lives of the people of New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as other Gulf Coast areas. On August 29, 2005 at 8:00 am, Hurricane Katrina reached Category 5 status. The storm hit the city hard and was the lead story on the national media stage for a number of weeks. The city was wiped out and the clean up and renovation of what is left of The City Of...

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Hurricane Katrina

Case-In-Point Analysis: Hurricane Katrina Katrina Jackson SCI/362 May 1, 2013 Dr. Lesia Williams Case-In-Point Analysis: Hurricane Katrina Introduction It was an extremely devastating morning on August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina affected southeast Louisiana and caused what would become one of the worst tragedies that ever happened to any American city. The hurricane caused water to overtop the floodwalls and levees along the coast throughout southeast Louisiana, and also stimulated...

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