Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Katrina
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When?
August 2004
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When did tropical depression 12 form and where?
24th Aug, the Bahamas
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What happened on the 25th Aug? (2)
Became a cat. 1 hurricane and hit Florida
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What happened on the 26th Aug? (2)
Reached cat. 3 and entered the Gulf
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What happened on the 27th Aug?
Reached cat. 3
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What happened on the 28th Aug?
Reached cat. 5
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What happened on the 29th Aug? (2)
Fell to cat. 4 and made landfall at Grand Isle
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How many without electricity?
3 million
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Deaths?
1,836
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How many people moved away?
1 million
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What % of utility networks were destroyed?
90%
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How many oil facilities were damaged and how much oil was leaked?
44 facilites and 7 million gallons
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What % of New Orleans pop. had left by Jan 2006?
50%
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How much did total economic costs exceed?
$150 billion
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Costs of property damage?
$81 billion
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How many acres of forest were lost?
1.3 million
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What % of New Orleans was flooded for weeks?
80%
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How many wildlife refuges were closed?
16
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Where did all the flood water meet?
The funnel
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What caused the levees to break?
Budget shortfalls meant suspension of maintenance
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How many countries gave aid?
70
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How many people did FEMA give housing assistance to?
700,000
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How many people were in the Superdome?
30,000
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How much was given to FEMA's housing project?
$63 billion from congress
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How many gallons of water did FEMA give to victims?
10 million
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How much was given in donations?
$1 billion
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