Hurricane Katrina Case Study

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When was the hurricane?
29th August 2005
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How much was the total cost of damage?
$108 billion
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The breeding beaches of which animal were damaged?
Sea Turtles
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How many jobs were lost of a result of damaged businesses?
230 000
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What were water supplies polluted with?
sewage, chemicals and dead bodies
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What percentage of New Orleans was evacuated before the hurricane?
70-80%
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Which states declared states of emergency beforehand and gathered supplies?
Mississippi and Louisiana
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Which services were involved in rescuing people?
Coastguard, police, fire service and army
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How many people were rescued?
over 50 000
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How many people died?
1800+
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