A Turning Point In History: Hurricane Katrina

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Zephyr Mauibem Mr. Dendi, Mrs. Napai History, English 9 November 2012 Hurricane Katrina Imagine what it would be like if your home, your belongings, even loved ones were gone. This is what Hurricane Katrina was like for citizens in the Gulf of Mexico area. States like Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida were greatly affected. Hurricane Katrina was a turning point in history because it affected natural disaster safety plans. Katrina also caused financial problems, and changed the way people viewed natural disasters. Hurricane Katrina, a foreseeable tragedy that occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana in August of 2005, took lives and damaged homes for a vast majority of people in the area. The majority of these citizens

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