The Impacts Of Hurricane Katrina In New Orleans

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Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans on August 29, 2005 , as a powerful Category 5 hurricane. Hurricane Katrina impacted the lives of people who mainly reside in New Orleans, Louisiana, although surrounding areas were affected as well. New Orleans suffered great damage as a result of this storm. Damaged or lost property is still under renovation and it is believed to take many more years, until the city is completely restored. Hurricane Katrina consisted of much high wind strength and power which led to levies to fail, and developed flooding in the area. As winds to start to increase, hurricanes gain more strength and power, which develop heavy rainfall and big waves. (The Evans School of Public Affairs)“Long before the Katrina disaster

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