Geography Hurricane Katrina

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When was Hurricane Katrina?
August 2005
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What catagory force hurricane was it when it hit New Orleans?
Catagory 4
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What lake were the flood waters pumped into?
Pontchartrain
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What percentage of buildings were effected?
90%
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What was the total price of the damage caused (dollars)?
$89 million
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List some primary effects?
levees gave way causing tons of water to flood the city---high winds caused the houses to blow down and leave people stranded---people began to steel belongings
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List some secondary effects?
levees broke caused the city to flood which ment the service men struggled to access the city---high winds caused the buildings to fall meaning there isn't shelter---people began steeling and the service men couldn't stop them to create law and order
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