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Hurricane Katrina
Lifespan from 23td August to August 31st
Made landfall three times

Affected Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama

Developed on 23rd August over the south Bahamas and was named Katrina the next day
28th August it became a category 4 and was heading for coasts of…

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Access to affected areas was extremely difficult post hurricane
FEMA made some preparations to the disaster including sending refrigerated trucks to deal with the
anticipated dead
Volunteers assisted people emerging from Orleans as the storm hit land, continuing to do so for 6
months after
Coast Guard rescued more…


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