Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Katrina



·         Katrina is the third deadliest hurricane in U.S. history

·         It is estimate that around 1.2 million people evacuated the metropolitan New Orleans region and that about 100,000 people remained in New Orleans.

·         10,000 went to the Superdome shelter before the storm.

·         More than 50 breaches of the levee system lead to flooding that eventually covered 80% of the city of New Orleans to depth above 15 ft.


·         1,800 people lost their lives because of Hurricane Katrina. More than 1,500 deaths


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