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.The effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans were long-lasting.^ Hown did Hurricane Katrina effect the Population of New Orleans?
  • Hown did Hurricane Katrina effect the Population of New Orleans? - Yahoo! Answers 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ See the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the disaster-ruined communities of New Orleans.
  • New Orleans Exposed
    Before & After Katrina - DVDS1145
    19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.mixunit.com [Source type: General]

^ Navtech visits New Orleans to check on Hurricane Katrinas effects .
  • Navtech visits New Orleans to check on Hurricane Katrina�s effects 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.navtechgps.com [Source type: News]

.As the center of Katrina passed east of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, winds downtown were in the Category 3 range with frequent intense gusts and tidal surge.^ Investigation of the performance of the New Orleans flood protection systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005 .
  • Library | Natural Hazards Center 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.colorado.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005.
  • Understanding the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina for ACF Service Populations: A Feasibility Assessment of Study Approaches 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.urban.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Katrina, New Orleans, and peak oil .
  • Tom Atlee's collection of Katrina stories 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC cyberjournal.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Though the most severe portion of Katrina missed the city, hitting nearby St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes. Hurricane Katrina made its final landfall in eastern St. Tammany Parish. The western eye wall passed directly over St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane at about 9:45 AM CST, August 29, 2005. [1] The communities of Slidell, Louisiana, Avery Estates, Lakeshore Estates, Oak Harbor, Eden Isles and Northshore Beach were inundated by the storm surge that extended over six miles inland. The storm surge impacted all 57 miles of St. Tammany Parish’s coastline, including Lacombe, Mandeville and Madisonville. .[2] The storm surge in the area of the Rigolets Pass is estimated 16 feet, not including wave action, declining to 7 feet at Madisonville.^ And we could have storm surge to the value of 15-20 feet, possibly up to 25 feet, to the east of where the centre crosses the coastline.
  • Lateline - 29/08/2005: Hurricane bears down on New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: News]

^ Expect Gustov to produce storm surges of up to 3 feet above normal with very large waves.
  • Hurricane Gustav Expected To Hit Gulf Over Weekend And New Orleans Next Week – Oil Futures Up | Best Syndication 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bestsyndication.com [Source type: News]

^ A storm surge as high as 28 feet flooded 80% of the city, destroyed thousands of homes, and left 1 million people homeless.
  • New Orleans Pulse.com How to Help & How to Find Loved Ones 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC neworleanspulse.com [Source type: News]

The surge had a second peak in eastern St. Tammany as the westerly winds from the southern eye wall pushed the surge to the east, backing up at the bottleneck of the Rigolets Pass.
.In the City of New Orleans, the storm surge caused more than 50 breaches in drainage canal levees and also in navigational canal levees and precipitated the worst engineering disaster in the history of the United States.^ Storm affected black New Orleans residents more than whites .
  • CNN.com - Poll: Effects of Katrina�differ by race - Feb 27, 2006 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Though Katrina missed the city, the storm surge caused levee breaches and precipitated the worst engineering disaster in U.S. history (Kilpatrick).
  • Katrina and New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.delmar.edu [Source type: News]

^ New Orleans is back more than ever.
  • Goodbye, New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.alternet.org [Source type: General]

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.By August 31, 2005, 80% of New Orleans was flooded, with some parts under 15 feet (4.5 m) of water.^ New Orleans are flood-stricken .
  • Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.breakingnewsenglish.com [Source type: General]

^ Innovation again A new New Orleans is rising above the waters .
  • New Orleans: Post-Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC bigeasy.boomja.com [Source type: News]

^ By Matt Hutaff , Aug 30, 2005 New Orleans is under water.
  • New Orleans Hurricane Katrina: Storm Front 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.thesimon.com [Source type: News]

.The famous French Quarter dodged the massive flooding experienced in other levee areas.^ The highest ground was settled first, so the French Quarter went relatively unscathed even while the rest of the city flooded after Hurricane Katrina.

^ In interviews, and in the documentary, Lee refused to reject the belief, held by many black residents, that the government bombed the levees, flooding the poorest areas to spare the wealthiest ones, such as the French Quarter, which is the biggest draw for tourists.
  • Spike Lee Turns Cameras on New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.buzzle.com [Source type: News]

^ A series of levee breaks in New Orleans associated with the hurricane led to widespread flooding covering 80% of the city, an area of approximately 120 square miles.
  • Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov [Source type: Academic]

.Most of the city's levees designed and built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers broke somewhere, including the 17th Street Canal levee, the Industrial Canal levee, and the London Avenue Canal floodwall.^ US Army Corps Engineer confirms: Explosives blew the levee!
  • http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.metatech.org [Source type: News]

^ The U.S.Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for the construction and maintenance of these levees.

^ Floodwalls constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed, and 80% of the city flooded.

.These breaches were responsible for most of the flooding, according to a June 2007 report by the American Society of Civil Engineers.^ Newswise — The failure of the New Orleans' levees after Hurricane Katrina struck the coastal city in 2005 is now labeled "the worst engineering disaster of the United States" by a professional organization that knows "" the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • Hurricane Protection System in New Orleans 'A System in Name Only' 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.newswise.com [Source type: News]

^ The most severe loss of life and property damage occurred in New Orleans, which flooded as the levee system catastrophically failed, Wikipedia reports.
  • 09/08/2008 -- YWCA remembers Hurricane Katrina with event at CCAC Allegheny campus on Sept. 18 | Community College of Allegheny County 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.ccac.edu [Source type: News]

^ The U.S.Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for the construction and maintenance of these levees.

[4] .Oil refining stopped so the price of petrol increased all over the world.^ Indeed, many petroleum analysts were already looking to the fourth quarter of 2005 as the likely moment of the all-time world oil production peak.
  • [HD-G] Next waves of information and insight about Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.omega-news.info [Source type: News]

^ The impact that this will have on the world economy remains to be seen, but recession has often followed earlier energy price increases.
  • Hurricane Katrina: Is God Removing His Protection From America? > The Good News : November/December 2005 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.gnmagazine.org [Source type: Original source]

^ All major interstate crude oil, refined product, and natural gas transmission pipelines are operating Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) operating at 75% capacity.
  • City Of New Orleans : Home 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.cityofno.com [Source type: News]

.Ninety percent of the residents of southeast Louisiana were evacuated in the most successful evacuation of a major urban area in the nation's history.^ Ninety percent of the residents of Southeast Louisiana were evacuated in the most successful evacuation of a major urban area in the nation’s history.
  • Katrina and New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.delmar.edu [Source type: News]

^ Gulf Coast homes in Louisiana was inflicted on houses in the New Orleans area, rendering more than 207,000 residents homeless."
  • Article: The effects of Hurricane Katrina on the New Orleans economy: Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans economy; tourism, port operations, and educational services, the foundation of the city's economy, survived, offering a base for recovery.(City overview) - Monthly Labor Review | HighBeam Research - FREE trial 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.highbeam.com [Source type: News]

^ Fifty-five percent of black residents -- but only 35 percent of white residents -- said that the low-lying areas most affected by the flooding should be rebuilt as they were before Katrina.
  • CNN.com - Poll: Effects of Katrina�differ by race - Feb 27, 2006 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]
  • CNN.com - Poll: Effects of Katrina�differ by race - Feb 27, 2006 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Despite this, many remained (mainly the elderly and poor).^ Despite this, many remained mainly elderly and the poor.
  • Katrina and New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.delmar.edu [Source type: News]

^ Those who remained in their homes – the elderly and poor – were forced to swim for their lives, or became trapped on their rooftops.

.The Louisiana Superdome was used for those who remained in the city.^ Large amounts of equipment and numbers of the National Guard - one third of Louisiana’s and even more from Mississippi - who are often used in state and national emergences were in Iraq.
  • The Political Wrath of Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.kersplebedeb.com [Source type: Original source]

^ MICHAEL EDWARDS: A million have fled, those remaining taking their chances at emergency shelters, the city's superdome becoming an impromptu home for thousands.
  • Lateline - 29/08/2005: Hurricane bears down on New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: News]

^ Shortly after the hurricane moved away on August 30, 2005, some residents of New Orleans who remained in the city began looting stores.
  • The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina - katrinahelp.info 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.katrinahelp.info [Source type: News]

.The city flooded due to the failure of the federally built levee system.^ Officials and area residents -- millions of whom fled for higher ground -- had been concerned the storm would cause flooding that would overwhelm the city's system of levees and pumps.
  • Katrina Spares New Orleans as Storm Moves Across Mississippi - Bloomberg.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bloomberg.com [Source type: News]

^ Heavy rains and an unprecedented storm surge caused 50 breaches in drainage canal levees, which were built to protect low lying New Orleans from flooding.

^ That includes seven billion dollars for the Army Corps of Engineers to repair the city's flood protection system.
  • Two Years After Katrina, Revisiting New Orleans, and Its Struggles 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.voanews.com [Source type: News]

[5] .Many who remained in their homes had to swim for their lives, wade through deep water, or remain trapped in their attics or on their rooftops.^ Those who remained in their homes – the elderly and poor – were forced to swim for their lives, or became trapped on their rooftops.

^ There are still reported to be over 100,000 people in New Orleans, many of them being trapped by rising flood waters.
  • Hurricane Katrina: Tragedy in New Orleans. Inertia of the Bush Administration 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.globalresearch.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Many were in search of food and water that were not available to them through any other means, as well as non-essential items.
  • The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina - katrinahelp.info 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.katrinahelp.info [Source type: News]

.The disaster had major implications for a large segment of the population, economy, and politics of the entire United States.^ The event continues to have major implications for a large segment of the population as well as for the economy and politics of the entire United States.
  • ULM English: Evacuating and Rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.ulm.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ Collins believes current federal disaster policy in the United States is biased in favor of recovery and against mitigation.
  • New Orleans Urban Studies Professor To Speak At CU-Boulder Sept. 26 On Costs Of Katrina Recovery Versus Prevention | News Center | University of Colorado at Boulder 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.colorado.edu [Source type: News]

^ A year after the worst natural disaster to ever hit the United States, the physical and financial effects from Hurricane Katrina are still being felt by those hit the hardest.
  • Audio engineer Trina Shoemaker talks about Hurricane Katrina destroying the studio of Trina Shoemaker in New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC mixonline.com [Source type: General]

.It has prompted a Congressional review of the Corps of Engineers and the failure of portions of the federally built flood protection system which experts agree should have protected the city's inhabitants from Katrina's surge.^ That includes seven billion dollars for the Army Corps of Engineers to repair the city's flood protection system.
  • Two Years After Katrina, Revisiting New Orleans, and Its Struggles 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.voanews.com [Source type: News]

^ Protective city levees broke, and the majority of the city was flooded.
  • PicaJet Blog » New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC blog.picajet.com [Source type: General]

^ Walsh and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are currently collaborating efforts with academic, industrial, architectural, and international partners in the area to establish a “reliable storm-surge risk reduction system to meet the needs of southeast Louisiana”.
  • New Orleans – Talk Radio News Service 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC talkradionews.com [Source type: News]

.Katrina has also stimulated significant research in the academic community into urban planning, real estate finance, and economic issues in the wake of a natural disaster.^ "Katrina was a fairly terrible natural disaster."
  • Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Katrina was a fairly terrible natural disaster.
  • Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 10 Times Higher In New Orleans Than In The General Public (May 17, 2007) — Hurricane Katrina was the most significant natural disaster to strike the United States.
  • The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.sciencedaily.com [Source type: News]
  • Hurricane Katrina Increased Mental And Physical Health Problems In New Orleans By Up To Three Times 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.sciencedaily.com [Source type: News]

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Contents

Background

Flooding in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans after Hurricane Betsy in 1965.
.New Orleans was settled on a natural high ground along the Mississippi River.^ I spent a week in New Orleans and Mississippi.

^ Over the Mississippi River bridge, we approach the New Orleans skyline.
  • hurricane katrina « Communichi 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC communichi.org [Source type: General]

^ The area encompasses the 10 blocks or so closest to the Mississippi River, where the ground is higher.
  • Water OK In New Orleans' Ninth Ward - CBS News 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.cbsnews.com [Source type: News]

.Later developments that eventually extended to nearby Lake Pontchartrain were built on fill to bring them above the average lake level.^ Scientist Use Radar to Survey Levees and Water Level in Louisiana USGS and NASA scientists are flying LIDAR (radar) surveys of the levees and water levels in the Lake Pontchartrain basin, including New Orleans.
  • USGS Release: September Science Picks — Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
    September 2005 Edition on Hurricane Katrina (9/13/2005)
    19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish, shallow lake with a surface area of approximately 1,630 km 2 and an average depth of about 4 m; there is an active commercial fishery on the lake.
  • National Academy of Engineering (NAE) - Toxic and Contaminant Concerns Generated by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.nae.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The Corps developed a “butterfly valve gate” as you call the Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Barrier.
  • Louisiana State Fires Hurricane Expert Who Warned of Katrina Flooding - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC thelede.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

.Navigable commercial waterways extended from the lake into the interior of the city to promote waterborne commerce.^ The levee system that protects the city from the northern Lake Ponchartrain - and the water that flows into the Lake from spillways all the way to the Gulf of Mexico is what flooded the city during this hurricane.
  • Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.aquariuspapers.com [Source type: General]

^ The city pumped much of the floodwater into Lake Ponchartrain, which borders the city on the north.  .
  • Engineering solutions in Louisiana 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC web.mit.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ "Guayaquil, Ecuador: The dynamic mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, has transformed the city from an unattractive port city into a clean, modern and efficient commercial and tourist center by promoting fiscal and legal accountability, economic reforms and good governance.
  • New Orleans Katrina Summit Full of Information and Debate 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bayoubuzz.com [Source type: News]

.After the construction of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal in 1940, the state closed these waterways causing the town's water table to lower drastically.^ The magnitude of overtopping was less severe along the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC, also called the "Industrial Canal") and along the western part of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) channel, but overtopping in these areas nevertheless caused erosion and levee failures.
  • USGS Scientists Investigate New Orleans Levees Broken by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC soundwaves.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ The cost of closing off the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal has risen since the project began last year.
  • ‘Blues Brother’ actor on mission to help New Orleans’ neighborhood rebuild after Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: News]

^ The police said Lance Madison had fired on officers then fled, heaving his gun into the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, known locally as the Industrial Canal, which connects the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain.
  • HURRICANE KATRINA The Danziger Bridge - Doubts Now Surround Account of Snipers Amid New Orleans Chaos 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC 911review.org [Source type: News]

.After 1965, the United States Army Corps of Engineers built a levee system around a much larger geographic footprint that included previous marshland and swamp.^ US Army Corps Engineer confirms: Explosives blew the levee!
  • http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.metatech.org [Source type: News]

^ The United States is the center of that system.
  • Tom Atlee's collection of Katrina stories 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC cyberjournal.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • [HD-G] Next waves of information and insight about Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.omega-news.info [Source type: News]

^ The U.S.Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for the construction and maintenance of these levees.

.These factors created subsidence of up to 8 feet (2.4 m) in some areas due to the consolidation of the underlying organic soils.^ This article offers some observations in preliminary and partial answer to that question, in the hope that others will take up these points in detailed research.
  • Katrina and Goliath: why the greatest military and economic power in the world didn't protect New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.odihpn.org [Source type: News]

^ Within the next century, some areas of the city that did not flood as a result of Hurricane Katrina would likely flood under a similar hurricane situation due to subsidence and sea-level rise.
  • USGS Release: September Science Picks — Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
    September 2005 Edition on Hurricane Katrina (9/13/2005)
    19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ Over the 20th century, rapid subsidence , both natural and human-induced, left these newly-populated areas several feet below sea level.

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A 1999–2001 study using LIDAR technology found that 51% of the terrestrial surface of the contiguous urbanized portions of Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard parishes lie at or above sea level, with the highest neighborhoods at 10–12 ft (3.05–3.66 m) above mean sea level, while 49 percent lies below sea level, in places to equivalent depths.[8]
.In 1965, heavy flooding caused by Hurricane Betsy brought concerns regarding flooding from hurricanes to the forefront.^ In 1965, Hurricane Betsy struck the city.
  • Living on Earth: Official Calls Environmental Damage From Hurricane Katrina "A Crisis Waiting to Happen" 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.loe.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Officials and area residents -- millions of whom fled for higher ground -- had been concerned the storm would cause flooding that would overwhelm the city's system of levees and pumps.
  • Katrina Spares New Orleans as Storm Moves Across Mississippi - Bloomberg.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bloomberg.com [Source type: News]

^ This risk comes from three distinct sources: flooding from the Mississippi River, heavy rains, and hurricane-related storm surge.

.That year Congress passed the Flood Control Act of 1965 which, among other issues, gave authority for design and construction of the flood protection in the New Orleans metropolitan area to the Corps of Engineers subject to cost sharing principles, some of which were waived by later legislation.^ New Orleans are flood-stricken .
  • Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.breakingnewsenglish.com [Source type: General]

^ All that jazz: New Year in New Orleans .
  • Katrina was here | MikePadgett.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.mikepadgett.com [Source type: News]

^ New Orleans flooded when the levees gave way.
  • Alexandra Fowler (Egan) : photos : New Orleans 4 months after. 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC terrazadelpacifico.com [Source type: General]

The local municipalities were charged with maintenance once the projects were completed.
.When authorized, flood control protection design and construction were projected to take 13 years to complete.^ The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had complete authority for the design and construction of flood protection in the area around New Orleans, following the Flood Control Act of 1965.
  • Hurricane Protection System in New Orleans 'A System in Name Only' 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.newswise.com [Source type: News]

^ In an article in New Orleans CityBusiness from February 7, 2005, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stated that millions were needed for flood and hurricane protection in New Orleans, but "most projects will not be funded in the President's 2006 fiscal year budget."

^ But a spate of new construction that’s slated for completion by September 2007 hasn’t started yet, and work that’s supposed to bring the system to the level authorized by Congress — protection from a 100-year hurricane by 2010 — is barely out of the planning phase.

.When Katrina made landfall in 2005, the project was between 60–90% complete with a projected date of completion estimated for 2015, nearly 50 years after it first gained authorization.^ "Katrina" dated any time in September 2005.
  • Hown did Hurricane Katrina effect the Population of New Orleans? - Yahoo! Answers 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005.
  • Understanding the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina for ACF Service Populations: A Feasibility Assessment of Study Approaches 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.urban.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Katrina made landfall on August 29.
  • http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.metatech.org [Source type: News]

[9] Moreover, another major hurricane flooding had long been predicted, and while the close call of Hurricane Georges in September 1998 galvanised some squabbling scientists, engineers and politicians into collective planning, as at October 2001, Scientific American declared that "New Orleans is a disaster waiting to happen".[10]
.On August 29, 2005, flood walls and levees catastrophically failed throughout the metro area.^ August 29, 2005 .
  • Econbrowser: Katrina Archives 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.econbrowser.com [Source type: General]

^ The storm surges produced by Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, breached the levees protecting New Orleans in numerous places, flooding approximately 75 percent of the metropolitan area.
  • USGS Scientists Investigate New Orleans Levees Broken by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC soundwaves.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ Two breeches in the Florida Street levee, looking toward the Mississippi River, on August 30, 2005 .
  • Two Years After Katrina, Revisiting New Orleans, and Its Struggles 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.voanews.com [Source type: News]

.Many collapsed well below design thresholds (17th Street and London Canals).^ Katrina hit early on Monday 29th August, the levees broke in three places - along the Industrial Canal, the 17th Street Canal, and the London Street Canal.
  • New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.911kemet.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ At this canal, just down from the 17th Street Canal, in New Orleans, two breaches occurred on the morning of Aug.
  • Hurricane Protection System in New Orleans 'A System in Name Only' 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.newswise.com [Source type: News]

^ The prison is located within miles of the 17th Street Canal Levee, which was breached on August 29, the day the hurricane struck.
  • ACLU Seeks Information on the Fate of 6,500 New Orleans Prisoners | American Civil Liberties Union 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.aclu.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Others collapsed after a brief period of overtopping (Industrial Canal) caused “scouring” or erosion of the earthen levee walls– an egregious design flaw.^ It appears that many of the levees breached by overtopping might have performed better if conceptually simple details, such as scour protection on the land side, had been added during or after original design and construction.
  • USGS Scientists Investigate New Orleans Levees Broken by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC soundwaves.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ The magnitude of overtopping was less severe along the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC, also called the "Industrial Canal") and along the western part of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) channel, but overtopping in these areas nevertheless caused erosion and levee failures.
  • USGS Scientists Investigate New Orleans Levees Broken by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC soundwaves.usgs.gov [Source type: News]

^ Katrina hit early on Monday 29th August, the levees broke in three places - along the Industrial Canal, the 17th Street Canal, and the London Street Canal.
  • New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.911kemet.co.uk [Source type: News]

.The American Society of Civil Engineers refers to the flooding of New Orleans as the worst engineering disaster in US history.^ US Army Corps can't stop floods in New Orleans .

^ New Orleans are flood-stricken .
  • Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.breakingnewsenglish.com [Source type: General]

^ It was NOT a natural disaster that flooded New Orleans 4 years ago.
  • Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

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Pre-Katrina preparations

.The eye of Hurricane Katrina was forecast to pass to the east of New Orleans.^ New Orleans and other victims of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Alexandra Fowler (Egan) : photos : New Orleans 4 months after. 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC terrazadelpacifico.com [Source type: General]

^ Post-Katrina services in New Orleans .
  • The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC ps.psychiatryonline.org [Source type: Academic]

^ What did new orleans do financialy after hurricane katrina?
  • WikiAnswers - Why did some people choose to stay in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: News]

.In that event, the wind would come back from the north as the storm passed, forcing large volumes of water from Lake Pontchartrain against the levees and possibly into the city.^ The city is wedged between large Lake Pontchartrain to the north, and the Mississippi River to the south.

^ Lake Pontchartrain by pumping the floodwaters back into the lake.
  • Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Synopsis: The storm flooded huge swaths of the city, as well as Slidell on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, in a process that appeared to be spreading even as night fell.
  • Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.weather.com [Source type: News]

.It was also forecast that the storm surge in Lake Pontchartrain would reach 14 to 18 feet (4 to 5 m), with waves reaching 7 feet (2 m) above the storm surge.^ A storm surge as high as 28 feet flooded 80% of the city, destroyed thousands of homes, and left 1 million people homeless.
  • New Orleans Pulse.com How to Help & How to Find Loved Ones 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC neworleanspulse.com [Source type: News]

^ The eye of Katrina passed over the eastern, less populated portion of the parish, but in doing so pushed a 25-foot storm surge into Lake Borgne and into the MRGO. This surge destroyed the parish levees which were 14-17 feet high.

^ Synopsis: The storm flooded huge swaths of the city, as well as Slidell on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, in a process that appeared to be spreading even as night fell.
  • Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.weather.com [Source type: News]

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.On August 28, at 10:00 a.m.^ August 30th, 2006 at 10:28 am .
  • XXLmag.com - » Hurricane Katrina Respond React 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.CDT, the National Weather Service (NWS) field office in New Orleans issued a bulletin predicting catastrophic damage to New Orleans and the surrounding region.^ Post-Katrina services in New Orleans .
  • The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC ps.psychiatryonline.org [Source type: Academic]

^ The port of New Orleans was damaged, disrupting the nation's shipping industry.
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^ Pre-Katrina services in New Orleans .
  • The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC ps.psychiatryonline.org [Source type: Academic]

.Anticipated effects included, at the very least, the partial destruction of half of the well-constructed houses in the city, severe damage to most industrial buildings, rendering them inoperable, the "total destruction" of all wood-framed low-rise apartment buildings, all windows blowing out in high-rise office buildings, and the creation of a huge debris field of trees, telephone poles, cars, and collapsed buildings.^ The hurricane had thrown things all over the city and downed poles and trees, as hurricanes do.

^ "You've got old riverbeds and floodplain deposits all interlayered and distributed laterally in a very complex way, and then you build a levee across them," Kusky said.
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^ Wikipedia Page on Hurricane Katrina http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina Extensive essay on Hurricane Katrina including overall descriptions of damage by state, and descriptions of its effects on the oil industry, casino industry, and other areas of the economy.
  • University of Mississippi Libraries - Hurricane Katrina: A Guide to Resources 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.olemiss.edu [Source type: General]

[13] .Lack of clean water was predicted to "make human suffering incredible by modern standards."^ Just after 10:00, in a precedent setting bulletin the National Weather Service’s local office declared that devastating damage was expected, that most of the area would be uninhabitable for weeks and that water shortages would make human suffering incredible by modern standards.
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^ When she called me crying, saying I could not imagine the suffering, starvation, and the lack of organized human response, I realized I had to go.

^ I want to make as much money as I can because in modern America each dollar you have makes you worth more as a human, and I want my whole family to have worth as humans.

[14]
.It was also predicted that the standing water caused by the storm surge would render most of the city uninhabitable for weeks and that the destruction of oil and petrochemical refineries in the surrounding area would spill waste into the flooding.^ Largely overlooked in the aftermath of Monday's destruction was the lesser damage suffered by South Florida as a considerably weaker Katrina swiped the area last week.
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^ Officials and area residents -- millions of whom fled for higher ground -- had been concerned the storm would cause flooding that would overwhelm the city's system of levees and pumps.
  • Katrina Spares New Orleans as Storm Moves Across Mississippi - Bloomberg.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bloomberg.com [Source type: News]

^ Two major spills sent 78,000 barrels of oil into Lake Pontchartrain, and fuel has coated the city from 2,200 fuel tanks and leaking gasoline from flooded cars and boats.
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.The resulting mess would coat every surface, converting the city into a toxic marsh until water could be drained.^ The levee system that protects the city from the northern Lake Ponchartrain - and the water that flows into the Lake from spillways all the way to the Gulf of Mexico is what flooded the city during this hurricane.
  • Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.aquariuspapers.com [Source type: General]

^ With flood waters rising on Tuesday as the result of failing levees and pumping stations, officials in New Orleans have declared martial law and are barring all entry into the city.
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^ Our presence would keep people from evacuating and encourage others to come into the city” (http://www.redcross.org).
  • The Colonial Logic of Bush's Response to New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.kersplebedeb.com [Source type: News]

.Some experts said that it could take six months or longer to pump all the water out of the city.^ Don Riley said it could take close to a month to pump flood water out of the city.
  • Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.click2houston.com [Source type: News]

^ Officials said restoring power could take months.
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^ For example, they have provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with up-to-date maps of the New Orleans levee system and geocoded addresses for water pumps in the city.
  • USGS Center in Lafayette, LA, Provides Aid in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC soundwaves.usgs.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15]

Evacuation order

.In anticipation of widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, Max Mayfield, the director of the National Hurricane Center, telephoned New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on the night of August 27 to express his extreme concern, and on the following day, made a video call to U.S. President George W. Bush at his farm in Crawford, Texas about the severity of the storm.^ Chemical and microbiological parameters in New Orleans floodwater following Hurricane Katrina.
  • Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.dshs.state.tx.us [Source type: Academic]

^ Nonfatal injuries following Hurricane Katrina--New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005.
  • Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.dshs.state.tx.us [Source type: Academic]

^ We have put some information about New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina on this page .

.With the hurricane threatening the Gulf Coast, many New Orleans residents started taking precautions to secure their homes and prepare for possible evacuation on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th.^ Many residents of New Orleans did not.
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^ Many are still struggling on the Gulf Coast.
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^ How you can help (outside of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast): .
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.By mid morning on the 27th, many local gas stations which were not yet out of gas had long lines.^ Long lines of cars sat outside stations waiting for gas.
  • Hurricane Katrina: Is God Removing His Protection From America? > The Good News : November/December 2005 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.gnmagazine.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Yet the military were thin on the ground in New Orleans because many local National Guard units had been posted to Iraq.
  • Katrina and Goliath: why the greatest military and economic power in the world didn't protect New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.odihpn.org [Source type: News]

^ WWL's four-hour early-morning local news program has always been so strong that the station refused to carry CBS's morning news programs.
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.Nagin first called for a voluntary evacuation of the city at 5:00 p.m.^ Mayor C. Ray Nagin called for a voluntary evacuation of the city at 5 p.m.
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^ At 5.00 pm on Saturday, the 27th, the Mayor of New Orleans called for a voluntary evacuation of the city and this was made mandatory the following morning at 9.30 am.

^ Hurricane Rita was now threatening New Orleans, and the Mayor called another mandatory evacuation of the city.
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on .August 27 and subsequently ordered a citywide mandatory evacuation at 9:30 a.m.^ At 5.00 pm on Saturday, the 27th, the Mayor of New Orleans called for a voluntary evacuation of the city and this was made mandatory the following morning at 9.30 am.

^ Apparently the city had concerns about its liability in the event of ordering a mandatory evacuation, since businesses would be forced to close.
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^ Nagin, who delayed ordering mandatory evacuation until it was too late, for fear that business would sue him for loss of trade, was back in office.

on .August 28, the first such order in the city's history.^ August 28 and throughout the semester, 8:15 a.m., Monday through Friday: Morning Prayer for the Recovery of Our City, Martha and Mary Chapel (first floor of Greenville Hall on the Broadway Campus).
  • Loyola commemorates the second anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita - Loyola University New Orleans 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.loyno.edu [Source type: News]

.In a live news conference, Mayor Nagin predicted that, "the storm surge most likely will topple our levee system", and warned that oil production in the Gulf of Mexico would be shut down.^ We closed our eyes to warnings that the levees in New Orleans were inadequate.

^ Oil production and refining operations shut down for weeks.
  • Katrina's Economic Impact: One Year Later - KLTV 7 News Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville | 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.kltv.com [Source type: News]

^ Officials and area residents -- millions of whom fled for higher ground -- had been concerned the storm would cause flooding that would overwhelm the city's system of levees and pumps.
  • Katrina Spares New Orleans as Storm Moves Across Mississippi - Bloomberg.com 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.bloomberg.com [Source type: News]

[16] .President Bush made a televised appeal for residents to heed the evacuation orders, warning, "We cannot stress enough the danger this hurricane poses to Gulf Coast communities."^ "This hurricane made a mess of the Gulf Coast."

^ Gulf Coast residents who were homeless prior to the hurricane.
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^ The day before, Hurricane Betsy had made landfall on the Gulf Coast.
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[16] .Many neighboring areas and parishes also called for evacuations.^ Two additional hospitals and six additional nonhospital facilities in neighboring parishes that were treating workers and residents from the affected area also were enrolled in the surveillance system.
  • Surveillance for Illness and Injury After Hurricane Katrina --- New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8--25, 2005 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.cdc.gov [Source type: Academic]

^ St Tammany's Parish, is the choice for many to call home.

^ More than a million people fled the affected area; many of them evacuated to Houston, Texas.
  • Hurricane Katrina: The Face of Christ in the Midst of Loss 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.stephenministries.org [Source type: General]

By mid-afternoon, officials in Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, Lafourche, Terrebonne, Jefferson, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes had called for voluntary or mandatory evacuations."[17]
.Although Mayor Ray Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation of the city, many people refused to leave, which a CNN writer described as "gambling with their own lives."^ Mayor C. Ray Nagin called for a voluntary evacuation of the city at 5 p.m.
  • FOXNews.com - New Orleans Parties On - U.S. & World 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC origin.foxnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Mayor C. Ray Nagin estimated that 80 percent of the city was underwater.
  • Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath : NPR 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: News]

^ E arly reports from CNN and Fox indicated that the city had no plan for evacuating all of the prisoners in the city's jails--so they just let many of them loose.
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[18] .Reasons were numerous, including a belief that their homes or the buildings in which they planned to stay offered sufficient protection, lack of financial resources or access to transportation, or a feeling of obligation to protect their property.^ Reasons included problems accessing physicians, insurance and financial difficulties and transportation.
  • Long-term health effects of flooding -- Gray 30 (4): 353 -- Journal of Public Health 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org [Source type: Academic]

^ They can be sent home at any time, for any reason.

^ Just to clear it up we do know they did not offer transportation out of the city for those low income people because they would have said they did by now.
  • Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing! 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.flickr.com [Source type: Original source]

.These reasons were complicated by the fact that an evacuation the previous year for Hurricane Ivan had resulted in the illnesses of many elderly people since cars were stalled in traffic for six to ten hours.^ So many people do not understand that when Katrina hit that it was not that easy for these people to evacuate.
  • Wasn't New Orleans Bad Before Katrina?! (Lafayette, Kenner: crime, houses, college) - Louisiana (LA) - New Orleans - Metairie - Kenner metro area - Page 3 - City-Data Forum 19 January 2010 18:39 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The fact that several million people chose to heed evacuation warnings may have contributed to the reduced death toll.
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    Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PED/huracan-katrinahome.htm">www.paho.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="141"><a href="#citable__141"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those who had the choice, many among the old and infirm and those who cared for them preferred to take the risk with the hurricane than to endure the certain discomfort of sitting in traffic for hours and then trying to find somewhere to stay.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Forsaken by Gary Younge </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Thirdworldization_America/NewOrleans_Forsaken.html">www.thirdworldtraveler.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__30" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="30">The fact that Katrina occurred at the end of the month, before pay checks were in the hands of many was also significant.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="30"><a href="#citable__30"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In fact according to a new report, the city still has a long way to go before it can sustain its pre-Katrina population : .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Obama Criticizes Bush’s Response to Katrina on New White House Website : Red, Green, and Blue</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://redgreenandblue.org/2009/01/21/obama-criticizes-bushs-response-to-katrina-on-new-white-house-website/">redgreenandblue.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="30"><a href="#citable__30"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) website covering response to Hurricane Katrina reports: "All structures (both residential and commercial) built before 1975 may contain significant amounts of asbestos.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Historical Use of Asbestos in New Orleans - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.asbestos.com/jobsites/hurricane-katrina/asbestos-history.php">www.asbestos.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="30"><a href="#citable__30"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Katrina arrived at the end of the month and some were waiting to get paid.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Forsaken by Gary Younge </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Thirdworldization_America/NewOrleans_Forsaken.html">www.thirdworldtraveler.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_18" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-18"><span>[</span>19<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__14" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="14">A "refuge of last resort" was designated at the <a href="/Louisiana_Superdome" title="Louisiana Superdome">Louisiana Superdome</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="14"><a href="#citable__14"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Superdome: refuge of last resort .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Red Cross is not in New Orleans for Katrina, Guard raced it to Superdome - Wikinews, the free news source</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Red_Cross_is_not_in_New_Orleans_for_Katrina,_Guard_raced_it_to_Superdome">en.wikinews.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="14"><a href="#citable__14"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Superdome had been opened shortly before the storm as a shelter of last resort for those who had not evacuated.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Controversy over whether New Orleans Mayor failed to follow hurricane plan - Wikinews, the free news source</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Controversy_over_whether_New_Orleans_Mayor_failed_to_follow_hurricane_plan">en.wikinews.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="14"><a href="#citable__14"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Louisiana's Superdome was declared a "refuge of last resort" for residents who were unable to evacuate the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072985852/student_view0/hurricane_katrina.html">highered.mcgraw-hill.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__213" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="213">Beginning at noon on August 28 and running for several hours, city buses were redeployed to shuttle local residents from 12 pickup points throughout the city to the "shelters of last resort."</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="213"><a href="#citable__213"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Several LSU researchers run computer-simulation models of the damage that might occur to a particular city if a hurricane makes landfall at that city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Environmental Impacts of Hurricane Katrina - LSU: Hurricane Center & LWRRI</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrina.eng.lsu.edu/links.htm">www.katrina.eng.lsu.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="213"><a href="#citable__213"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Although residents had warnings about the threat of Hurricane Katrina, and Mayor Ray Nagin had issued a mandatory evacuation of the city on August 28, 2005, about 150,000 people were unable or unwilling to evacuate before the storm's arrival.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072985852/student_view0/hurricane_katrina.html">highered.mcgraw-hill.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="213"><a href="#citable__213"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Louisiana's Superdome was declared a "refuge of last resort" for residents who were unable to evacuate the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072985852/student_view0/hurricane_katrina.html">highered.mcgraw-hill.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_19" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-19"><span>[</span>20<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__91" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="91">By the time Hurricane Katrina came ashore early the next morning, Mayor Nagin estimated that approximately one million people had fled the city and its surrounding suburbs.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="91"><a href="#citable__91"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As with Hurricane Katrina, the people at the time of Noah were warned of impending disaster.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: Is God Removing His Protection From America? > The Good News : November/December 2005</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.gnmagazine.org/issues/gn61/protection.htm">www.gnmagazine.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="91"><a href="#citable__91"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Mayor C. Ray Nagin estimated that 80 percent of the city was underwater.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath : NPR</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4824333">www.npr.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="91"><a href="#citable__91"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>But honestly, you can relax now because Mayor Ray "chocolate city" Nagin and emergency officials have just outlined a broad plan to evacuate and secure the city in the event that another major hurricane threatens.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> New Official Plan For Next New Orleans Hurricane: Get Out Of Town! - Blogcritics Politics </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/new-official-plan-for-next-new/">blogcritics.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_CNN_monsterhurricane_20_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-CNN_monsterhurricane-20"><span>[</span>21<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__92" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="92">By the evening of August 28, over 100,000 people remained in the city, with 20,000 taking shelter at the <a href="/Louisiana_Superdome" title="Louisiana Superdome">Louisiana Superdome</a>, along with 300 <a href="/United_States_National_Guard" title="United States National Guard" class="mw-redirect">National Guard</a> troops.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="92"><a href="#citable__92"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There were 100,000 people in that city without cars.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>H-Net Discussion Networks - 2 Essays On Racism & Hurricane Katrina's Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Afro-Am&month=0509&week=b&msg=iSN8VvQploMwGeXuaFvFXQ&user=&pw=">h-net.msu.edu</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="92"><a href="#citable__92"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are still reported to be over 100,000 people in New Orleans, many of them being trapped by rising flood waters.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: Tragedy in New Orleans. Inertia of the Bush Administration</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=NOR20050831&articleId=888">www.globalresearch.ca</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="92"><a href="#citable__92"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He said about 6,500 National Guard troops were available in Louisiana, about 7,000 in Mississippi, nearly 10,000 in Alabama and about 8,200 in Florida.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_BBC_despSOS_21_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-BBC_despSOS-21"><span>[</span>22<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__162" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="162">The Superdome had been used as a shelter in the past, such as during 1998's <a href="/Hurricane_Georges" title="Hurricane Georges">Hurricane Georges</a>, because it was estimated to be able to withstand winds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h) and water levels of 35 feet (10 m).</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="162"><a href="#citable__162"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Superdome was designed to withstand hurricane-force winds of up to 200 mph.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="162"><a href="#citable__162"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, the system was now so large that circulating winds extended well over 100 miles from the eye of the hurricane, some at speeds of up to 135mph.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina was here | MikePadgett.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mikepadgett.com/travel/north-america/katrina-was-here-new-orleans/">www.mikepadgett.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="162"><a href="#citable__162"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana on 29 August 2005, with sustained wind speeds of approximately 200 km/h.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>
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    Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PED/huracan-katrinahome.htm">www.paho.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_SuperdomeShelterHistoryAP_22_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-SuperdomeShelterHistoryAP-22"><span>[</span>23<span> ]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__177" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="177">While supplies of <a href="/Meal,_Ready-to-Eat" title="Meal, Ready-to-Eat">MREs</a> (Meals ready to eat) and bottled water were available at the Superdome, Nagin told survivors to bring blankets and enough food for several days, warning that it would be a very uncomfortable place.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="177"><a href="#citable__177"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Superdome’s roof was damaged and no power, food or water were available.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina was here | MikePadgett.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mikepadgett.com/travel/north-america/katrina-was-here-new-orleans/">www.mikepadgett.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="177"><a href="#citable__177"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>They offered the superdome, with nowhere for these people to sleep, and told them to bring enough food for 3-5 days.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="177"><a href="#citable__177"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin announced the formation of the "Bring New Orleans Back Commission" on September 30, 2005, the same day the New Orleans City Council said it would form its own advisory commission.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__226" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="226">As the elevation of the Superdome is about three feet (1 m) above sea level, the forecast storm surge was predicted to cause flooding on that site.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="226"><a href="#citable__226"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A storm surge as high as 28 feet flooded 80% of the city, destroyed thousands of homes, and left 1 million people homeless.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Pulse.com How to Help & How to Find Loved Ones</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://neworleanspulse.com/">neworleanspulse.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="226"><a href="#citable__226"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In the aftermath of the storm, about 80 percent of the city (much of which is below sea level) was flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The effects of Hurricane Katrina on the New Orleans economy: Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans economy; tourism, port operations, and educational services, the foundation of the city's economy, survived, offering a base for recovery | Monthly Labor Review | Find Articles at BNET</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1153/is_6_130/ai_n27395190/">findarticles.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="226"><a href="#citable__226"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Nearly 80 percent of New Orleans lies below sea level—more than eight feet below in places—so the water poured in.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Environmental problems worsened Hurricane Katrina's impact</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.mongabay.com/2005/0831-new_orleans_wetlands.html">news.mongabay.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__81" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="81">Survivors were told to keep out of the lower levels of the structure, for fear it would be flooded.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Members of the Bartholomew family, driven out of the Lower 9th Ward by the flooding, also arrived at the bridge that morning.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>HURRICANE KATRINA The Danziger Bridge - Doubts Now Surround Account of Snipers Amid New Orleans Chaos</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://911review.org/Hurricane_Katrina/looters_Danziger_Bridge.html">911review.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Whites’ fear that New Orleans’s public schools would be ruined by desegregation turned into a structural reality because of their staunchly racist actions.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>That ignores a crucial fact: the federal government’s Army Corps of Engineers told us that our levees would keep us dry.” .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>HURRICANE KATRINA - Opinionator Blog - NYTimes.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/hurricane-katrina/">opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__1" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="1">The entire northern Louisiana region was declared a disaster area by the Federal Government before Hurricane Katrina made landfall, and the <a href="/Federal_Emergency_Management_Agency" title="Federal Emergency Management Agency">Federal Emergency Management Agency</a> (FEMA) prepositioned 18 disaster medical teams, medical supplies and equipment, urban search and rescue teams along with millions of MREs, liters of water, tarpaulins, and truckloads of ice.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="1"><a href="#citable__1"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The president made emergency disaster declarations for Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="1"><a href="#citable__1"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>UM students from the counties in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana that FEMA has declared as disaster areas.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>University of Mississippi Libraries - Hurricane Katrina: A Guide to Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/files/katrinaguide.html">www.olemiss.edu</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="1"><a href="#citable__1"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>What Katrina means for emergency management.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_EarlyReliefEffort_23_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-EarlyReliefEffort-23"><span>[</span>24<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Effects">Effects</span></h2> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/11/1/4/8/4376592038273148.jpg" width="250" height="151" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <a name="citable__248" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="248"><div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Checkpoint in the <a href="/Ninth_Ward" title="Ninth Ward" class="mw-redirect">Ninth Ward</a> at the <a href="/Industrial_Canal" title="Industrial Canal">Industrial Canal</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="248"><a href="#citable__248"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Lower Ninth Ward Border by St. Bernard Parish, the Florida Canal, the Industrial Canal, and the Mississippi River, the Lower Ninth Ward is one of the last districts to be developed in New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Leong.html?link_id=cam_vietcom">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="248"><a href="#citable__248"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The cause of the Lower Ninth Ward Flooding-Canal Breach in background.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__166" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="166">Only residents were allowed in to examine and salvage from their property during daylight.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="166"><a href="#citable__166"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For some time after Katrina, he was only able to inspect his property and salvage items.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina was here | MikePadgett.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mikepadgett.com/travel/north-america/katrina-was-here-new-orleans/">www.mikepadgett.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="166"><a href="#citable__166"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Robert Green, a long time resident, led a SOBWC “pilgrimage” to the area and noted, during the bus ride there, that the 9 th Ward, at one time, was the only place in which Blacks were allowed to buy homes.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The BLACK HOUSE » hurricane katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bhonline.org/blog/?tag=hurricane-katrina">bhonline.org</a> [Source type: News]</li><li> <em><c_title>The BLACK HOUSE » new orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bhonline.org/blog/?tag=new-orleans">bhonline.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> October 25, 2005.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__109" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="109">Hurricane Katrina made its second and third landfalls in the Gulf Coast region on August 29, 2005 as a <a href="/Saffir-Simpson_Hurricane_Scale" title="Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale" class="mw-redirect">Category 3 hurricane</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="109"><a href="#citable__109"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>September 10, 2005 in 7 - Hurricane Katrina .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>St. James News and Information: 7 - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.stjamescatholic.org/7_hurricane_katrina/">news.stjamescatholic.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="109"><a href="#citable__109"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina: August 23-31, 2005 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="109"><a href="#citable__109"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast 4 whoa.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__15" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="15">On Monday August 29 area affiliates of local television station <a href="/WDSU" title="WDSU">WDSU</a> reported New Orleans was experiencing widespread flooding due to several Army Corps-built levee breaches, was without power, and that there were several instances of catastrophic damage in residential and business areas.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="15"><a href="#citable__15"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Stop blaming Army Corps; residents of New Orleans at fault .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Stop blaming Army Corps; residents of New Orleans at fault - Opinion - USATODAY.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2007/04/stop_blaming_ar.html">blogs.usatoday.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="15"><a href="#citable__15"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans metropolitan area .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Essential Facts About The Victims of Hurricane Katrina — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cbpp.org/9-19-05pov.htm">www.cbpp.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="15"><a href="#citable__15"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Several damage reports from Hancock County: Power lines down.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/20050830katrinadamagelinks.html?from=blog">www.weather.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__151" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="151">Entire neighborhoods on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain were flooded.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="151"><a href="#citable__151"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The breach sent a churning sea of water from Lake Pontchartrain coursing across Lakeview and into Mid-City, Carrollton, Gentilly, City Park and neighborhoods farther south and east.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/20050830katrinadamagelinks.html?from=blog">www.weather.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="151"><a href="#citable__151"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Synopsis: The storm flooded huge swaths of the city, as well as Slidell on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, in a process that appeared to be spreading even as night fell.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/20050830katrinadamagelinks.html?from=blog">www.weather.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="151"><a href="#citable__151"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Across Lake Pontchartrain and closer to the site of Katrina#'s landfall, thousands of homes in Slidell flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/20050830katrinadamagelinks.html?from=blog">www.weather.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__158" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="158">The extensive flooding stranded many residents, who remained long after Hurricane Katrina had passed.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="158"><a href="#citable__158"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, many questions remain to be answered.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>National Academy of Engineering (NAE) - New Orleans and the Wetlands of Southern Louisiana</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nae.edu/Publications/TheBridge/Archives/V-36-1TheAftermathofKatrina/NewOrleansandtheWetlandsofSouthernLouisiana.aspx">www.nae.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="158"><a href="#citable__158"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Spared Katrina's widespread flooding, the restaurant was among the city's first businesses to reopen its doors and served emergency workers, first responders, construction crews and returning residents.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>On New Orleans, Not A Word From Bush - CBS News</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/24/politics/main2393207.shtml">www.cbsnews.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="158"><a href="#citable__158"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Winslow DL. Wind, rain, flooding, and fear: coordinating military public health in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Stranded survivors dotted the tops of houses citywide. Some were trapped inside attics, unable to escape. <a name="citable__11" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="11">Many people chopped their way onto their roofs with hatchets and sledge hammers, which residents had been urged to keep in their attics in case of such events.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="11"><a href="#citable__11"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As it reached 25 feet (eight meters) over parts of the city, people climbed onto roofs to escape it.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Environmental problems worsened Hurricane Katrina's impact</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.mongabay.com/2005/0831-new_orleans_wetlands.html">news.mongabay.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="11"><a href="#citable__11"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many people had links to residents of New Orleans—a relative, a friend, or a business acquaintance—and that connection made the crisis real to them.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072985852/student_view0/hurricane_katrina.html">highered.mcgraw-hill.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="11"><a href="#citable__11"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Because they knew that their government had lied to them many times in the past and had covered up cases in the capital, people turned away from official government sources of information.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>[IP] Hurricane Katrina Analysis - CFR Global Health Program</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.interesting-people.org/archives/interesting-people/200509/msg00032.html">www.interesting-people.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_failure_initiative_24_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-failure_initiative-24"><span>[</span>25<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__188" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="188">Clean water was unavailable, and power outages were expected to last for weeks.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="188"><a href="#citable__188"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As of late last week, former at-large Councilman Eddie Sapir was still testing the waters.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The Nagin Effect - New Orleans' hugely unpopular, term-limited incumbent still factors into the mayor's race — as a reverse barometer - News & Views - Cover Story - Gambit - New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bestofneworleans.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A65856">bestofneworleans.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="188"><a href="#citable__188"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The power went off, and I was expecting water in the cellar because my pump wouldnt be working.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="188"><a href="#citable__188"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"They were very clean and very polite and everything like that," said Louis Bart, who last week was cleaning out a home across the street from the Madisons'.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>HURRICANE KATRINA The Danziger Bridge - Doubts Now Surround Account of Snipers Amid New Orleans Chaos</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://911review.org/Hurricane_Katrina/looters_Danziger_Bridge.html">911review.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">By 11:00 p.m. on <a name="citable__182" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="182">August 29, Mayor Nagin described the loss of life as "significant" with reports of bodies floating on the water throughout the city, though primarily in the eastern portions.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="182"><a href="#citable__182"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was widespread looting and destruction of property throughout the city, though many perpetrators were undoubtedly searching for food.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina was here | MikePadgett.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mikepadgett.com/travel/north-america/katrina-was-here-new-orleans/">www.mikepadgett.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="182"><a href="#citable__182"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"Get people to higher ground and have the feds and the state airlift supplies to them -- that was the plan man" Mayor Ray Nagin told reporters even though New Orleans had developed its own comprehensive evacuation plan in the case of a hurricane.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>HURRICANE KATRINA: RELIEF EFFORT / Response Like Second Disaster - SFGate</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://articles.sfgate.com/2005-09-11/news/17388832_1_hurricane-katrina-new-orleans-streets">articles.sfgate.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="182"><a href="#citable__182"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Although residents had warnings about the threat of Hurricane Katrina, and Mayor Ray Nagin had issued a mandatory evacuation of the city on August 28, 2005, about 150,000 people were unable or unwilling to evacuate before the storm's arrival.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072985852/student_view0/hurricane_katrina.html">highered.mcgraw-hill.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__142" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="142">There was no clean water or electricity in the city, and some hotels and hospitals reported diesel fuel shortages.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="142"><a href="#citable__142"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>No electricity, no food, little water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Daily Kos: Katrina: A Loyola U. New Orleans View</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/8/31/14479/9566">www.dailykos.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="142"><a href="#citable__142"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>But with no electricity, water or authority to resume work there, they moved operations to Baton Rouge, where they practiced in cramped quarters until Oct.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Small Firm Business - Katrina's Lingering Effects on New Orleans Lawyers</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.com/jsp/law/sfb/lawArticleSFB.jsp?id=1139911518281">www.law.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="142"><a href="#citable__142"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The production and distribution of oil has been severely hampered, yet is there such a shortage that warrants skyrocketing fuel costs?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>America�s Sacral Centre: New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina.</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.esotericastrologer.org/Newsletters/27%20EA%20Newsletter%20Sept%2005.htm">www.esotericastrologer.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__159" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="159">The <a href="/United_States_National_Guard" title="United States National Guard" class="mw-redirect">National Guard</a> began setting up temporary morgues in select locations.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="159"><a href="#citable__159"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The suit demanded that temporary polling places be set up in communities outside Louisiana where many hurricane evacuees are living.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="159"><a href="#citable__159"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Another day, I teamed up with a volunteer named Courtney, but she forgot her credentials and couldn’t get past the National Guard checkpoint to enter the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="159"><a href="#citable__159"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As of this morning, the Prowler will be hauled away, apparently down to the area known as Algiers, where the LASPCA has set up their new temporary shelter.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Communications_failures">Communications failures</span></h3> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__40" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="40">Coordination of rescue efforts August 29 and August 30 were made difficult by disruption of the communications infrastructure.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="40"><a href="#citable__40"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Katrina made landfall on August 29.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html">www.metatech.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="40"><a href="#citable__40"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast August 29, 2005, devastating the region, particularly along the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama coasts.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Concerns of Women and Infants During Natural Disasters Such As Katrina: Abstract and Introduction </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/557388_Tables">www.medscape.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="40"><a href="#citable__40"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Leaders of the Jewish community conducted a remarkable rescue effort after the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The Impact of Community on Post-Katrina Recovery in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.lsu.edu/fweil/ReconstCommProposal.htm">www.lsu.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__85" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="85">Many telephones, including most cell phones, and <a href="/Internet" title="Internet">Internet</a> access were not working due to line breaks, destruction of <a href="/Base_Transceiver_Station" title="Base Transceiver Station" class="mw-redirect">base stations</a>, or power failures, even though some base stations had their own back-up generators.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="85"><a href="#citable__85"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many prosecutors worked from home, some even from a nightclub.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="85"><a href="#citable__85"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If you or your organization can serve in one or more of these capacities please contact one of the following individuals and send your name, cell phone, land line, email address and relevant address information for relief stations.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | VivirLatino</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://vivirlatino.com/tags/hurricane-katrina">vivirlatino.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="85"><a href="#citable__85"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Even as the xenophobic right called for mass deportation of undocumented workers, the nation's most vital reconstruction project was being undertaken primarily by migrant workers, many of them undocumented.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Forsaken by Gary Younge </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Thirdworldization_America/NewOrleans_Forsaken.html">www.thirdworldtraveler.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__230" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="230">In a number of cases, reporters were asked to brief public officials on the conditions in areas where information was not reaching them any other way.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="230"><a href="#citable__230"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans Moves to Fix Broken Legal System New York Times Officials unveil ways to ease case backlog Times Picayune New Orleans needs prosecutors, public defenders to clear legal ...</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="230"><a href="#citable__230"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It concludes that the women of New Orleans, and their children, have been victims of sexual trafficking, lack housing and schools, and have been abandoned in a number of other ways.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Children & Disasters Resources: Hurricane Katrina & Effect on Children</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.google.com/notebook/public/11984760734840055827/BDSeqSgoQ3YvG8J0j">www.google.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="230"><a href="#citable__230"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The city had the highest number of newly diagnosed cases and the second-highest HIV/AIDS case rate in the state, below only the Baton Rouge area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Snapshots of Hurricane Katrina's Effect on the AIDS Community: Louisiana - The Body</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/art1346.html">www.thebody.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">All local television stations were disrupted. <a name="citable__108" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="108">Local television stations, and newspapers, moved quickly to sister locations in nearby cities.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="108"><a href="#citable__108"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Newspaper reports and access to local television is an important way for people outside of the areas affected by the disaster to learn what is happening.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>PR Communications: Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://pr.typepad.com/pr_communications/hurricane_katrina/">pr.typepad.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="108"><a href="#citable__108"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>An analysis by the Times-Picayune shows that the severity of damage to a building has little impact on how quickly the city moves to address it.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__53" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="53">New Orleans CBS-affiliate <a href="/WWL-TV" title="WWL-TV">WWL-TV</a> was the only local station to remain on the air during and after the storm.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 5-6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 4.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>During the storm and in the days following, the unrelenting media coverage exposed a spectacle of suffering as New Orleans’ poor, predominately black residents were left to fend for themselves without assistance from the local or federal government.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>SFMOMA | OPEN SPACE » Blog Archive » A Sustained Presence: The photography of Lewis Watts on the 4th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blog.sfmoma.org/2009/08/29/a-sustained-presence-the-photography-of-lewis-watts-on-the-4th-anniversary-of-hurricane-katrina/">blog.sfmoma.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_WWL_TVOnly_25_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-WWL-TVOnly-25"><span>[</span>26<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__34" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="34">Broadcasting and publishing on the Internet became an important means of distributing information to evacuees and the rest of the world.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="34"><a href="#citable__34"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The information contained in the AP Online news report may not be published, broadcast or redistributed without the prior written authority of The Associated Press.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News, photos, topics, and quotes</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.daylife.com/topic/Hurricane_Katrina">www.daylife.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - From Treehugger</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://topics.treehugger.com/topic/Hurricane_Katrina/photos">topics.treehugger.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="34"><a href="#citable__34"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Distributed by Internet Broadcasting.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Gallery: Video, Images Of Hurricane Katrina - Houston News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/news/4919352/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__198" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="198"><a href="/Amateur_radio" title="Amateur radio">Amateur radio</a> provided tactical and emergency communications and handled health-and-welfare enquiries.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="198"><a href="#citable__198"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Jamming radio and other communications such as television signals is part of a Pentagon tactic called "information blockade" or "technology blockade."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.911kemet.co.uk/katrina.html">www.911kemet.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="198"><a href="#citable__198"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In addition to providing emergency services to evacuees, Catholic Charities agencies will provide assistance that will help hurricane victims and communities recover in the long term.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>St. James News and Information: 7 - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.stjamescatholic.org/7_hurricane_katrina/">news.stjamescatholic.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="198"><a href="#citable__198"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Kirkpatrick DV, Bryan M. Hurricane emergency planning by home health providers serving the poor.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__99" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="99">By September 4, a temporary communications hub was set up at the Hyatt Hotel in downtown New Orleans.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="99"><a href="#citable__99"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"Waking up to the Tragedy of New Orleans" .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tom Atlee's collection of Katrina stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cyberjournal.org/cj/show_archives/?id=557&batch=16&lists=newslog">cyberjournal.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="99"><a href="#citable__99"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Throughout New Orleans, buildings that remain boarded up, nonfunctional traffic lights, and dead trees and storm debris are unavoidable, daily reminders of the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2231633/?tool=pubmed">www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="99"><a href="#citable__99"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Radio Stations Live Good Morning, New Orleans Rival radio stations band together to stay on the air and provide a sense of community to displaced hurricane victims.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Families & Friends :: Index</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinafamiliesandfriends.com/">www.katrinafamiliesandfriends.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Damage_to_buildings_and_roads">Damage to buildings and roads</span></h3> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/01/3/2/7/02343373257769789.jpg" width="250" height="176" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <a name="citable__66" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="66"><div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> An aerial view of the flooding in part of the Central Business District.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Those areas include Algiers, the Central Business District, the French Quarter, Mid-City, Gentilly, and Uptown.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans central business district is known as "Uptown" and its famous central tourist district is known locally as the" French Quarter."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>About the New Orleans Region</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.seniorsresourceguide.com/directories/NewOrleans/about_region.html">www.seniorsresourceguide.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Where trees and telephone wires trace the horizon of the residential neighborhoods, in the Central Business District, the Superdome fills that role and is the marker of place.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The <a href="/Louisiana_Superdome" title="Louisiana Superdome">Superdome</a> is at center.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__139" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="139">Most of the major roads traveling into and out of the city were damaged.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="139"><a href="#citable__139"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The storm damaged the city's most vulnerable areas, with thirty-eight of New Orleans's forty-nine extreme poverty census tracts flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="139"><a href="#citable__139"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>That hypothetical would suffice to wipe out most of the world's major cities, so it would be a disaster on, for want of a better phrase, a biblical scale.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina: The Battle of New Orleans Refought? - Comments Page 2 - Blogcritics Politics </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/hurricane-katrina-the-battle-of-new/comments-page-2/">blogcritics.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="139"><a href="#citable__139"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"Now they're starting to go into the most damaged areas.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Grass Roots Put New Orleans Back on Its Feet - WSJ.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125149843605668157.html">online.wsj.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__161" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="161">The only route out of the city was west on the Crescent City Connection as the <a href="/I-10_Twin_Span_Bridge" title="I-10 Twin Span Bridge">I-10 Twin Span Bridge</a> traveling east towards <a href="/Slidell,_Louisiana" title="Slidell, Louisiana">Slidell</a>, <a href="/Louisiana" title="Louisiana">Louisiana</a> had collapsed.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="161"><a href="#citable__161"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>ROADS AND HIGHWAYS I-10 Slidell Twin Span Bridge: one lane open to two-way traffic US-11 Bridge & Pontchartrain Causeway: closed with limited access to emergency relief vehicles only LA-23 Remains flooded and blocked from Katrina I-10 at Lake Charles is now open.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="161"><a href="#citable__161"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The sheriff of the suburb across the Crescent City Connection bridge from downtown New Orleans turned back stranded tourists and locals at gunpoint.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="161"><a href="#citable__161"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Out of their jurisdiction, New Orleans police said they could only watch as he began to make his way back to the city."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__111" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="111">The 24-mile (39 km) long <a href="/Lake_Pontchartrain_Causeway" title="Lake Pontchartrain Causeway">Lake Pontchartrain Causeway</a> escaped unscathed but was only carrying emergency traffic.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="111"><a href="#citable__111"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>ROADS AND HIGHWAYS I-10 Slidell Twin Span Bridge: one lane open to two-way traffic US-11 Bridge & Pontchartrain Causeway: closed with limited access to emergency relief vehicles only LA-23 Remains flooded and blocked from Katrina I-10 at Lake Charles is now open.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="111"><a href="#citable__111"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Contaminants in Lake Pontchartrain Another major concern is the immediate and long-term impacts of the discharge of floodwaters into Lake Pontchartrain.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>National Academy of Engineering (NAE) - Toxic and Contaminant Concerns Generated by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nae.edu/Publications/TheBridge/Archives/V-36-1TheAftermathofKatrina/ToxicandContaminantConcernsGeneratedbyHurricaneKatrina.aspx">www.nae.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="111"><a href="#citable__111"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Tammany's Parish is located on "the other side of the lake" from New Orleans connected by the Lake Pontchartrain causeway.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>About the New Orleans Region</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.seniorsresourceguide.com/directories/NewOrleans/about_region.html">www.seniorsresourceguide.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_PulitzerBoard_26_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-PulitzerBoard-26"><span>[</span>27<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__200" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="200"><a href="/Louis_Armstrong_New_Orleans_International_Airport" title="Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport">Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport</a> was closed before the storm but reported no flooding in airplane movement areas or inside of the building itself.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="200"><a href="#citable__200"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans are flood-stricken .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0508/050831-katrina.html">www.breakingnewsenglish.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="200"><a href="#citable__200"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 4.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="200"><a href="#citable__200"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>No flooding reported at this time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Information on areas hard hit by Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/20050830katrinadamagelinks.html?from=blog">www.weather.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> By August 30, it was reopened to humanitarian and rescue operations. Commercial <a href="/Cargo" title="Cargo">cargo</a> flights resumed on September 10, and commercial passenger service resumed on September 13.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_27" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-27"><span>[</span>28<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">On August 29, at 7:40 a.m. <a name="citable__233" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="233">CDT, it was reported that most of the windows on the north side of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans had been blown out, and many other high rise buildings had extensive window damage.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="233"><a href="#citable__233"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="233"><a href="#citable__233"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Most of New Orleans will probably not be rebuilt."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Disasters</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pollingreport.com/disasters.htm">www.pollingreport.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="233"><a href="#citable__233"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans murder rate on the rise again .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_28" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-28"><span>[</span>29<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__49" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="49">The Hyatt was the most severely damaged hotel in the city, with beds reported to be flying out of the windows.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="49"><a href="#citable__49"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The storm damaged the city's most vulnerable areas, with thirty-eight of New Orleans's forty-nine extreme poverty census tracts flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="49"><a href="#citable__49"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Most folk, of all human persuasions, ain't got a pot to piss in nor a window to throw it out and can't do a damn thing to anyone but wield insults.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="49"><a href="#citable__49"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>An analysis by the Times-Picayune shows that the severity of damage to a building has little impact on how quickly the city moves to address it.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Insulation tubes were exposed as the hotel's glass exterior was completely sheared off.</div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">The Superdome sustained significant damage, including two sections of the roof that were compromised, and the dome's waterproof membrane had essentially been peeled off. <a name="citable__234" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="234">On August 30, Louisiana governor <a href="/Kathleen_Blanco" title="Kathleen Blanco">Kathleen Blanco</a> ordered the complete evacuation of the remaining people that sought shelter in the Superdome.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="234"><a href="#citable__234"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco said there's a plan in the works to evacuate those who are left in the city of New Orleans -- including the thousands who've taken shelter at the Louisiana Superdome and elsewhere.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Weather News Story - WEWS Cleveland</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weathernet5.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.weathernet5.com</a> [Source type: News]</li><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="234"><a href="#citable__234"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Myths and misinformation multiplied, from how many people died to what conditions were really like inside the Louisiana Superdome.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="234"><a href="#citable__234"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The governor said the Astrodome would provide Louisiana residents who took shelter at the Superdome a safe, clean and temporary home.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_USAtodaybleak_29_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-USAtodaybleak-29"><span>[</span>30<span>]</span></a></sup> They were then transported to the <a href="/Astrodome" title="Astrodome" class="mw-redirect">Astrodome</a> in <a href="/Houston,_Texas" title="Houston, Texas" class="mw-redirect">Houston</a>, <a href="/Texas" title="Texas">Texas</a>.</div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Levee_failures">Levee failures</span></h3> <div class="rellink relarticle mainarticle">Main article: <a href="/Levee_failures_in_Greater_New_Orleans,_2005" title="Levee failures in Greater New Orleans, 2005" class="mw-redirect">Levee failures in Greater New Orleans, 2005</a></div> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/02/1/9/5/41186902331074478.jpg" width="250" height="328" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Flooded I-10/I-610 interchange and surrounding area of northwest New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__137" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="137">As of mid-day Monday, August 29, the eye of Hurricane Katrina passed to the East of the City subjecting it to hurricane conditions, but sparing New Orleans the worst impact.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="137"><a href="#citable__137"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Investigation of the performance of the New Orleans flood protection systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="137"><a href="#citable__137"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>We love New Orleans and grieved for the city after Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Four Years Later | WBUR and NPR - On Point with Tom Ashbrook</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.onpointradio.org/2009/08/new-orleans-four-years-later">www.onpointradio.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="137"><a href="#citable__137"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the microbial landscape of the New Orleans area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__181" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="181">The City seemed to have escaped most of the catastrophic wind damage and heavy rain that had been predicted.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="181"><a href="#citable__181"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The storm damaged the city's most vulnerable areas, with thirty-eight of New Orleans's forty-nine extreme poverty census tracts flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="181"><a href="#citable__181"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The cbd suffered some flooding during Hurricane Katrina, but most of the damage was attributed to wind.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="181"><a href="#citable__181"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The winds in most of a multivortex tornado may only be strong enough to do minor damage to a particular house.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html">www.metatech.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Most buildings came through well structurally.</div> <div class="thumb tleft"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:182px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/01/2/7/7/11618492542385185.gif" width="180" height="225" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Satellite photos of New Orleans taken in March 2004, then on August 31, 2005, after the levee failures.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__12" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="12">The storm surge had severely taxed the city's inadequate levee system built by the US Army Corps of Engineers.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>US Army Corps Engineer confirms: Explosives blew the levee!</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.metatech.org/hurricane_katrina_death_tolll.html">www.metatech.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The levee system that protects the city from the northern Lake Ponchartrain - and the water that flows into the Lake from spillways all the way to the Gulf of Mexico is what flooded the city during this hurricane.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aquariuspapers.com/astrology/2005/09/new_orleans_the.html">www.aquariuspapers.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>That includes seven billion dollars for the Army Corps of Engineers to repair the city's flood protection system.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Two Years After Katrina, Revisiting New Orleans, and Its Struggles</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/2007-08-26-voa2.cfm">www.voanews.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__152" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="152">The <a href="/Mississippi_River_Gulf_Outlet" title="Mississippi River Gulf Outlet" class="mw-redirect">Mississippi River Gulf Outlet</a> ("MR-GO") breached its levees in approximately 20 places flooding much of eastern New Orleans, nearly all of <a href="/Saint_Bernard_Parish,_Louisiana" title="Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana" class="mw-redirect">Saint Bernard Parish</a> and the East Bank of <a href="/Plaquemines_Parish,_Louisiana" title="Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana">Plaquemines Parish</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="152"><a href="#citable__152"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans are flood-stricken .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0508/050831-katrina.html">www.breakingnewsenglish.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="152"><a href="#citable__152"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans East over, go and get the bulldozers.” .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>FOXNews.com - F--- Katrina: New Orleans Hip-Hop Remembers the Hurricane - Music | Songs | Country | Rap</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://origin.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,210845,00.html">origin.foxnews.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="152"><a href="#citable__152"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Q: Much of the citizens of New Orleans have returned.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> NOLArize! Week to Focus on New Orleans Culture :: The Daily Gazette </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://daily.swarthmore.edu/2008/10/27/nolarize-culture-week/">daily.swarthmore.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__50" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="50">The major <a href="/Levee" title="Levee">levee</a> breaches in the city included breaches at the <a href="/17th_Street_Canal" title="17th Street Canal">17th Street Canal</a> <a href="/Levee" title="Levee">levee</a>, the <a href="/London_Avenue_Canal" title="London Avenue Canal">London Avenue Canal</a>, and the wide, navigable <a href="/Industrial_Canal" title="Industrial Canal">Industrial Canal</a>, which left approximately 80% of the city flooded.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="50"><a href="#citable__50"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Breaches in the Industrial Canal flooded the community during Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="50"><a href="#citable__50"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Standing on the 17th St. Canal Breach .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="50"><a href="#citable__50"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Lakeview at 17th St. Canal Breach .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_30" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-30"><span>[</span>31<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__39" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="39">There were three major breaches at the <a href="/Industrial_Canal" title="Industrial Canal">Industrial Canal</a>; one on the upper side near the junction with MR-GO, and two on the lower side along the <a href="/Lower_Ninth_Ward" title="Lower Ninth Ward">Lower Ninth Ward</a>, between Florida Avenue and Claiborne Avenue.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="39"><a href="#citable__39"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And Mr. Maasch, I've been to the ninth ward.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Justice in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thenation.com/blogs/actnow/391083/justice_in_new_orleans?rel=sidebox">www.thenation.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="39"><a href="#citable__39"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Barge sitting in Lower Ninth Ward .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="39"><a href="#citable__39"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Flooded car in Lower Ninth Ward .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__203" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="203">The <a href="/17th_Street_Canal" title="17th Street Canal">17th Street Canal</a> <a href="/Levee" title="Levee">levee</a> was breached on the lower (New Orleans West End) side inland from the Old Hammond Highway Bridge, and the <a href="/London_Avenue_Canal" title="London Avenue Canal">London Avenue Canal</a> breached in two places, on the upper side just back from Robert E. Lee Boulevard, and on the lower side a block in from the Mirabeau Avenue Bridge.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="203"><a href="#citable__203"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Old Hammond Hwy., at 17th St. Canal .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="203"><a href="#citable__203"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Standing on the 17th St. Canal Breach .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="203"><a href="#citable__203"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is back more than ever.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Goodbye, New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.alternet.org/katrina/29274/">www.alternet.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__171" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="171">Flooding from the breaches put the majority of the city under water for days, in many places for weeks.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="171"><a href="#citable__171"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>After one day, major levees were breached, and parts of the city lay under deep water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="171"><a href="#citable__171"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The waters swept away what many generations had built, and the task of trying to put it back together seems increasingly daunting.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Econbrowser: Katrina Archives</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/katrina/index.html">www.econbrowser.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="171"><a href="#citable__171"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>NEW ORLEANS -- About 80 percent of New Orleans is underwater after two of the levees designed to keep the city safe were breached by rising water in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Weather News Story - WEWS Cleveland</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weathernet5.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.weathernet5.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__192" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="192">Many roads and buildings were damaged by Hurricane Katrina.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="192"><a href="#citable__192"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Objectives To determine the extent and scope of the outbreak of skin eruptions, to identify the causes of the acute skin diseases, to identify risk factors for the conditions, and to reduce the dermatologic morbidity among workers repairing buildings damaged by Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Dermatol -- Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers Following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: An Outbreak Investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007, Noe et al. 143 (11): 1393</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/143/11/1393">archderm.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="192"><a href="#citable__192"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>River Gardens was built before Hurricane Katrina and sustained substantial damage in the storm, but was not totaled.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="192"><a href="#citable__192"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In fact, many health facilities remain closed nearly 1 year after Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2231633/?tool=pubmed">www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__20" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="20">In a June 2006 report on the disaster,<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_ArmyCorpsJune2006Report_31_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-ArmyCorpsJune2006Report-31"><span>[</span>32<span>]</span></a></sup> the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers admitted that faulty design specifications, incomplete sections, and substandard construction of levee segments, contributed to the damage done to New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="20"><a href="#citable__20"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina: DOD disaster response .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="20"><a href="#citable__20"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans deserved better after Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="20"><a href="#citable__20"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is suffering a new disaster: democracy.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_NYTArmyCorpsFlaws_32_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-NYTArmyCorpsFlaws-32"><span>[</span>33<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__208" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="208">A report released by the American Society of Civil Engineers in June 2007 concluded that two-thirds of the flooding in the city could have been avoided if the levees had held.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="208"><a href="#citable__208"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The levee system that protects the city from the northern Lake Ponchartrain - and the water that flows into the Lake from spillways all the way to the Gulf of Mexico is what flooded the city during this hurricane.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aquariuspapers.com/astrology/2005/09/new_orleans_the.html">www.aquariuspapers.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="208"><a href="#citable__208"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A series of levee breaks in New Orleans associated with the hurricane led to widespread flooding covering 80% of the city, an area of approximately 120 square miles.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2231633/?tool=pubmed">www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="208"><a href="#citable__208"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He could talk to two men trapped in a neighboring attic and he knew that another neighbor, who never made it to her attic, had drowned in the flood.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>2 years on: The faces of Hurricane Katrina | McClatchy</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mcclatchydc.com/227/story/19206.html">www.mcclatchydc.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_ASCE_ERP_report_33_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-ASCE_ERP_report-33"><span>[</span>34<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__183" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="183">The failure of the <a href="/Flood_Control_Act_of_1965" title="Flood Control Act of 1965">Hurricane Protection Project of New Orleans</a> has prompted many government officials to call for hearings, committees and investigations, including a call for an 8/29 Commission to investigate both the engineering and decision-making behind the collapse of a flood protection system that should have held against Katrina's storm surge.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="183"><a href="#citable__183"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Investigation of the performance of the New Orleans flood protection systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="183"><a href="#citable__183"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="183"><a href="#citable__183"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Second Report of the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committee on New Orleans regional hurricane protection projects .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_9_11PanelRequest_34_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-9-11PanelRequest-34"><span>[</span>35<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__120" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="120">Later studies have determined that most of New Orleans' Katrina dead were old, and lived near levee breaches in the 9th Ward and Lakeview.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="120"><a href="#citable__120"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Katrina, New Orleans, and peak oil .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tom Atlee's collection of Katrina stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cyberjournal.org/cj/show_archives/?id=557&batch=16&lists=newslog">cyberjournal.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="120"><a href="#citable__120"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>This is the issue that will determine the life of New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Goodbye, New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.alternet.org/katrina/29274/">www.alternet.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="120"><a href="#citable__120"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans four years after Katrina .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans four years after Katrina | Marketplace From American Public Media</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/08/28/mm-hurricanekatrina/">marketplace.publicradio.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_35" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-35"><span>[</span>36<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Loss_of_life">Loss of life</span></h3> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/08/1/9/0/17321922682207586.jpg" width="250" height="163" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew searches for survivors in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__228" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="228">Final reports indicate that the official death toll, according to the Louisiana Department of Health, was 1,464 people.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="228"><a href="#citable__228"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The official death toll of Hurricane Andrew was 26, but K.T. Frankovich says she saw at least 71 bodies taken away from one small area alone.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Illuminati News: Two Ways of Reading Hurricane Katrina </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.illuminati-news.com/icke-on-katrina.htm">www.illuminati-news.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="228"><a href="#citable__228"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If people get sick after visiting or returning to a disaster area, health officials recommend they see their doctor, then report the illness to their local or state health department.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="228"><a href="#citable__228"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Not only are people awaiting these results, but the IPET final report ideally will provide a platform for future analyses and policy decisions.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fourth Report of the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects: Review of the IPET Volume VIII</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12167&page=1">www.nap.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_death_toll_36_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-death_toll-36"><span>[</span>37<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__193" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="193">The first deaths were reported shortly before midnight on August 28, 2005, as three <a href="/Nursing_home" title="Nursing home">nursing home</a> patients died during an evacuation to <a href="/Baton_Rouge,_Louisiana" title="Baton Rouge, Louisiana">Baton Rouge</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="193"><a href="#citable__193"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2005.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Sources and Resources for "Katrina: The Failures of Success" | Worldwatch Institute</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.worldwatch.org/node/4502">www.worldwatch.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="193"><a href="#citable__193"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The first three reports from this NAE/NRC committee are available online at www.nap.edu .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fourth Report of the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects: Review of the IPET Volume VIII</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12167&page=1">www.nap.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="193"><a href="#citable__193"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Protecting nursing home residents during emergencies or disasters: an exploratory study from South Carolina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__224" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="224">On September 4, Mayor Nagin speculated that the death toll could rise as high as ten thousand after the clean-up was completed.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="224"><a href="#citable__224"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It appears the death toll from the storm will be high.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="224"><a href="#citable__224"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Nagin and mayors prior to him have messed up and now are pointing fingers away from themselves to anyone but themselves.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="224"><a href="#citable__224"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The entire city could soon be flooded after attempts to fix a levee failed, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Nagin10_2C000Dead_37_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Nagin10.2C000Dead-37"><span>[</span>38<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__237" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="237">Some survivors and evacuees reported seeing dead bodies lying in city streets and floating in still-flooded sections, especially in the east of the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="237"><a href="#citable__237"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He blamed the authorities, saying: "They got us sleeping in trash, lying next to dead bodies, the police treating us like animals."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="237"><a href="#citable__237"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In the case of Hurricane Katrina, some 250 officers of the NOPD were reported to have deserted the city during the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="237"><a href="#citable__237"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"During my trips to the still half-ruined city, some inhabitants have told me that they, in turn, were told by white vigilantes of widespread murders of black men in the chaos of the storm and flood.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, Getting Away with Murder after Katrina | TomDispatch</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175016">www.tomdispatch.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__41" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="41">The advanced state of decomposition of many corpses, some of which were left in the water or sun for days before being collected, hindered efforts by coroners to identify many of the dead.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Had many people taken an extra person in their vehicles, many more could have been evacuated since we knew about Katrina several days before it struck.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The standing salty water and weeks of posthurricane drought created a gaunt landscape of defoliated trees, many stripped of their branches, or dead altogether.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Children, many who sat on roof tops for days without food, watched the water rise.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Three Years Post Katrina: A Look at Education in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cnx.org/content/m17358/latest/">cnx.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">There were six deaths confirmed at the Superdome. <a name="citable__16" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="16">Four of these were from natural causes, one was the result of a drug overdose, and one was a suicide.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="16"><a href="#citable__16"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those, four died of natural causes, one overdosed and another jumped to his death in an apparent suicide, said Beron, who personally oversaw the turning over of bodies from a Dome freezer, where they lay atop melting bags of ice.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="16"><a href="#citable__16"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And the new—I guess the news in my article, number one, is the number of patients that received these drugs, because Dr. Pou had been arrested in the cases of four patients, that there were at least a dozen and a half.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="16"><a href="#citable__16"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>They are also related to the ancient four royal stars that used to inhabit these degrees at one time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>America�s Sacral Centre: New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina.</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.esotericastrologer.org/Newsletters/27%20EA%20Newsletter%20Sept%2005.htm">www.esotericastrologer.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__252" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="252">At the Convention Center, four bodies were recovered.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="252"><a href="#citable__252"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Six bodies found at the Dome; four at Convention Center.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="252"><a href="#citable__252"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Troops scouring New Orleans for survivors and victims reported finding at least 40 mutilated bodies in the Convention Center refugee center.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="252"><a href="#citable__252"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Further, after four+ days, nobody at all was being bussed out of the stifling Center, which was filling up with dead bodies, faeces and garbage.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.911kemet.co.uk/katrina.html">www.911kemet.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__101" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="101">One of these four is believed to be the result of a homicide.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="101"><a href="#citable__101"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>They are also related to the ancient four royal stars that used to inhabit these degrees at one time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>America�s Sacral Centre: New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina.</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.esotericastrologer.org/Newsletters/27%20EA%20Newsletter%20Sept%2005.htm">www.esotericastrologer.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="101"><a href="#citable__101"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Only one in four murders results in a conviction, in large measure because witnesses fear retaliation or don't think their testimony is worth the effort.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_thevenot_38_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-thevenot-38"><span>[</span>39<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__82" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="82">Body collection throughout the city began on approximately September 9. Prior to that date, the locations of corpses were recorded, but most were not retrieved.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="82"><a href="#citable__82"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Downplayed too was the fact that most of the hundreds of unidentified and unidentifiable bodies had been retrieved from poor, almost entirely black neighborhoods.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="82"><a href="#citable__82"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Approximately 29 percent of the houses in the city were built prior to 1939 with only about 0.4 percent constructed after 2000.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Three Years Post Katrina: A Look at Education in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cnx.org/content/m17358/latest/">cnx.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="82"><a href="#citable__82"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Prior to Hurricane Katrina the city played host to seven colleges and/or universities; approximately 74 private or Catholic schools and, 130 public schools.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Three Years Post Katrina: A Look at Education in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cnx.org/content/m17358/latest/">cnx.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Aftermath">Aftermath</span></h2> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Civil_disturbances">Civil disturbances</span></h3> <div class="thumb tleft"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/02/3/0/5/8122590442052358.jpg" width="250" height="381" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> A fire raged in a downtown business the morning of September 2.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__149" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="149">In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, <a href="/Looting" title="Looting">looting</a>, violence and other <a href="/Crime" title="Crime">criminal activity</a> became serious problems.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="149"><a href="#citable__149"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, today was welcomed to the White House by President George W. Bush along with other nonprofit leaders to report on ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>St. James News and Information: 7 - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.stjamescatholic.org/7_hurricane_katrina/">news.stjamescatholic.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="149"><a href="#citable__149"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Yet, although situational factors will also have worked towards increased opportunities for unrest and violence, it soon became clear in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that looting and incidents of interpersonal violence had become rampant (Garrett and Tetlow 2006; Hicks 2007).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="149"><a href="#citable__149"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For more on Hurricane Katrina's aftermath, visit FOXNews.com's Natural Disaster Center .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>FOXNews.com - F--- Katrina: New Orleans Hip-Hop Remembers the Hurricane - Music | Songs | Country | Rap</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://origin.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,210845,00.html">origin.foxnews.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__115" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="115">With most of the attention of the authorities focused on rescue efforts, the security in New Orleans degraded quickly.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="115"><a href="#citable__115"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>ATTENTION : Residents of areas affected by New Orleans are advised to seek advice and information from local authorities through television and radio , and official weather forecast web sites (links below).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/New_Orleans">uncyclopedia.wikia.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="115"><a href="#citable__115"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans appears to lack a centralized plan and oversight of recovery efforts to allocate and prioritize resources.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="115"><a href="#citable__115"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans residents who owned homes in the most devastated, usually black neighborhoods fear that their property will be taken and resold.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__168" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="168">By August 30, looting had spread throughout the city, often in broad daylight and in the presence of police officers.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="168"><a href="#citable__168"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The country’s leader The city mayor The head of the national weather forecast center Neighbors Police officers Fire fighters Coastguards TV news reporters 6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0508/050831-katrina.html">www.breakingnewsenglish.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="168"><a href="#citable__168"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>NOPD police officers were reported to idly stand by when looting occurred and even to have broken into stores to get food and supplies (Hicks 2007).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="168"><a href="#citable__168"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Health hazard evaluation of police officers and firefighters after Hurricane Katrina--New Orleans, Louisiana, October 17-28 and November 30-December 5, 2005.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__9" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="9">"The looting is out of control.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="9"><a href="#citable__9"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Looting and killing is rampant, this is just an embarassment spiralling out of control.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="9"><a href="#citable__9"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It's a bit out of control when people go through looting (stealing unecessarliy valuable items) instead of getting what they need for survival.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__253" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="253">The <a href="/French_Quarter" title="French Quarter">French Quarter</a> has been attacked", City Councilwoman Jackie Clarkson said.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="253"><a href="#citable__253"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The city, which is famous for its French Quarter and its mixture of French, Spanish and native architectural styles, boasted a population of over 450,000 residents.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Three Years Post Katrina: A Look at Education in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cnx.org/content/m17358/latest/">cnx.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="253"><a href="#citable__253"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Nestled between the French Quarter and the Garden District, the district is equivalent to “downtown” in other cities and is home to the Superdome and countless hotels, restaurants, and art galleries.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="253"><a href="#citable__253"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Those areas include Algiers, the Central Business District, the French Quarter, Mid-City, Gentilly, and Uptown.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__128" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="128">"We're using exhausted, scarce police to control looting when they should be used for search and rescue while we still have people on rooftops."</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="128"><a href="#citable__128"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>She said "exhausted, scarce police" have to be diverted from search and rescue to try to control the looters.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="128"><a href="#citable__128"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Their primary assignment is, not to rescue people, but to control them.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="128"><a href="#citable__128"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In response to the lack of effective policing, citizens became themselves involved in rescue efforts, using boats to help people who were trapped on their roofs and providing medical attention.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_39" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-39"><span>[</span>40<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__22" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="22">Incapacitated by the breakdown of transportation and communication, as well as overwhelmed in terms of numbers, police officers could do little to stop crime, and shopkeepers who remained behind were left to defend their property alone.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As he left that house, David was approached by a police officer who asked him to check a friend's house for a dog he'd heard was left behind.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"First, we establish who was left behind, collect their stories and substantiate them.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"You think it's sensible or efficient or fair to humans who happen to be police officers to be placed into that shooting gallery?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_40" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-40"><span>[</span>41<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__19" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="19">Looters included gangs of armed gunmen, and gunfire was heard in parts of the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="19"><a href="#citable__19"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As I was driving in a particularly eerie part of the city, my brother got through to me on the cell and really hammered in the real danger--people thinking I am some kind of looter and shooting me.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="19"><a href="#citable__19"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>I saw drug addicts take over parts of the city and terrorize, and heard that they shot nurses in the back of the head to steal pharmaceuticals to ease their drug withdrawals.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="19"><a href="#citable__19"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Washington Post proclaimed in a banner headline that New Orleans was a "A City of Despair and Lawlessness," insisting in an editorial that "looters and carjackers, some of them armed, have run rampant."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__150" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="150">Along with violent, armed robbery of non-essential valuable goods, many incidents were of residents simply taking food, water, and other commodities from unstaffed grocery stores.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="150"><a href="#citable__150"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Either for food, or for goods which can be bartered for food and other essentials.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="150"><a href="#citable__150"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Whether the Reporters saw them physically go in the store and take food is irrelevant.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="150"><a href="#citable__150"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>According to the agency, monetary donations are essential because many of the financial donors to the agency's food bank are now food bank recipients.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>St. James News and Information: 7 - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.stjamescatholic.org/7_hurricane_katrina/">news.stjamescatholic.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__119" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="119">There were also reports of some police officers looting.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="119"><a href="#citable__119"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The country’s leader The city mayor The head of the national weather forecast center Neighbors Police officers Fire fighters Coastguards TV news reporters 6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0508/050831-katrina.html">www.breakingnewsenglish.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="119"><a href="#citable__119"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In the case of Hurricane Katrina, some 250 officers of the NOPD were reported to have deserted the city during the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="119"><a href="#citable__119"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"I also have military experience as a former officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, where I served some 15 years in the military police.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The Nagin Effect - New Orleans' hugely unpopular, term-limited incumbent still factors into the mayor's race — as a reverse barometer - News & Views - Cover Story - Gambit - New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bestofneworleans.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A65856">bestofneworleans.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_41" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-41"><span>[</span>42<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__186" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="186">Significant looting continued in areas of the city with few, if any permanent residents, such as the Lakeview, Gentilly, and the Midcity regions.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="186"><a href="#citable__186"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The City Debris Management team is working with the Army Corps of Engineers to remove debris and refuse from businesses and residences in the N.O. area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="186"><a href="#citable__186"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It is senseless to have raping, looting, shooting, and rioting in an area that already has such tragedy.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="186"><a href="#citable__186"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Besides reports that police abused this special right and were engaged in the looting of televisions and jewelry, there were also reports that police actions oriented at quelling the unrest affected peaceful residents who were ordered to leave certain areas of the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_FearExceededCrime_42_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-FearExceededCrime-42"><span>[</span>43<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__239" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="239">"<a href="/Sniper" title="Sniper">Sniper</a> fire" was also reported throughout the city, targeted at rescue helicopters, relief workers, and police officers.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="239"><a href="#citable__239"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The country’s leader The city mayor The head of the national weather forecast center Neighbors Police officers Fire fighters Coastguards TV news reporters 6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0508/050831-katrina.html">www.breakingnewsenglish.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="239"><a href="#citable__239"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The report contains numerous stories of mistreatment, including people charged money to sleep in tents in a city park, workers denied their wages, and police harassment.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="239"><a href="#citable__239"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In the case of Hurricane Katrina, some 250 officers of the NOPD were reported to have deserted the city during the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__67" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="67">One of the possible causes of the sniper fire was resistance to relocation or evacuation.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Responses to “Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital” .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital Deadly Katrina .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Gas Prices Top $6 in Parts of the US New Orleans Mayor Issues Desperate SOS » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_43" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-43"><span>[</span>44<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__90" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="90">One report of violence involved police <a href="/Execution_style_murder" title="Execution style murder" class="mw-redirect">killing</a> six people on the Danziger Bridge, which carries the Chef Menteur Highway across the industrial canal, who were reportedly shooting at contractors of the <a href="/U.S._Army_Corps_of_Engineers" title="U.S. Army Corps of Engineers" class="mw-redirect">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers</a> involved in the <a href="/17th_Street_Canal" title="17th Street Canal">17th Street Canal</a> repair.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="90"><a href="#citable__90"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Katrina hit early on Monday 29th August, the levees broke in three places - along the Industrial Canal, the 17th Street Canal, and the London Street Canal.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.911kemet.co.uk/katrina.html">www.911kemet.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="90"><a href="#citable__90"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Asked what he thought of the new law in a radio interview, the current chief of the New Orleans police Warren Riley stated: "During circumstances like that, we cannot allow people to walk the streets carrying guns.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: The Great New Orleans Gun Grab</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Great-New-Orleans-Gun-Grab/product-reviews/0970981333">www.amazon.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="90"><a href="#citable__90"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Lower Ninth Ward Border by St. Bernard Parish, the Florida Canal, the Industrial Canal, and the Mississippi River, the Lower Ninth Ward is one of the last districts to be developed in New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Leong.html?link_id=cam_vietcom">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_44" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-44"><span>[</span>45<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__103" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="103">Looting and violence was also hampering efforts to evacuate the <a href="/Tulane_University" title="Tulane University">Tulane University</a> medical center, as well.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="103"><a href="#citable__103"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Tulane University Medical Center, a private teaching hospital of superlative quality, managed to evacuate its staff and patients at the first opportunity but not so Charity Hospital, the citys largest and direst.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>KATRINA: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.southernmusic.net/katrina.html">www.southernmusic.net</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="103"><a href="#citable__103"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In September 2007 the Medical Center of Louisiana and LSU and Tulane University opened 20 additional adult acute psychiatric beds at DePaul Hospital.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="103"><a href="#citable__103"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The poor and uninsured were cared for mainly through the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans-Charity Hospital and clinics affiliated with the state's Office of Mental Health (OMH), Louisiana State University, and Tulane University ( 7 ).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__84" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="84">Looters in boats had attempted to break into the hospital but were repelled by hospital staff.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="84"><a href="#citable__84"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Terry Ebbert said looters have been breaking into stores all over town to steal guns.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="84"><a href="#citable__84"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A spokeswoman for Lousiana's governor said workers at Children's Hospital huddled with sick kids and waited for help to arrive as looters tried to break in.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__0" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="0">"If we do not have the federal presence in New Orleans tonight at dark, it will no longer be safe to be there, hospital or no hospital",<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_ZuschlagCNN_45_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-ZuschlagCNN-45"><span>[</span>46<span>]</span></a></sup> <a href="/Acadian_Ambulance" title="Acadian Ambulance">Acadian Ambulance</a> Services C.E.O. Richard Zuschlag told CNN. Several news sources reported instances of fighting, drug use, theft, rape, and even murder in the Superdome and other refuge centers.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are no "enemies" in New Orleans right now.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Post-Katrina services in New Orleans .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There is no other place with so much soul and character as New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Britons_describe_hurricane_ordeal_46_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Britons_describe_hurricane_ordeal-46"><span>[</span>47<span> ]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__127" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="127">A small number of initial reports of mass chaos, particularly in stories about the Superdome, were later found to be exaggerated or rumor.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="127"><a href="#citable__127"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Initial reports about the atrocious conditions in the Superdome told of scores of sexual assaults and violent crimes, but many of these allegations were later found to be unsubstantiated.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="127"><a href="#citable__127"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Some of the early reports from New Orleans however, particularly those immediately following the storm, were later found to be inaccurate or completely untrue.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="127"><a href="#citable__127"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>This immigrant story is not simply one of resolve and initiative nor of the faith and community emphasized in media reports, but of a cultural hybridity and historically specific transformation that preceded migration.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Leong.html?link_id=cam_vietcom">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_FearExceededCrime_42_1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-FearExceededCrime-42"><span>[</span>43<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__13" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="13">In the Superdome for example, the New Orleans sex crimes unit investigated every report of rape or atrocity and found only two verifiable incidents, both of sexual assault.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans was founded in 1718.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aquariuspapers.com/astrology/2005/09/new_orleans_the.html">www.aquariuspapers.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The $185 million spent to repair the Superdome (rather than to build or repair housing) was widely reported in news media and elicited an angry reaction from some New Orleans residents and evacuees, as well as people elsewhere.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Initial reports about the atrocious conditions in the Superdome told of scores of sexual assaults and violent crimes, but many of these allegations were later found to be unsubstantiated.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Policing Katrina: Managing Law Enforcement in New Orleans (by Mathieu Deflem & Suzanne Sutphin)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/faculty/deflem/zKatrina.html">www.cas.sc.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The department head told reporters, "I think it was urban myth. <a name="citable__133" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="133">Any time you put 25,000 people under one roof, with no running water, no electricity and no information, stories get told."</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="133"><a href="#citable__133"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Or aint you got no time to spare?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>KATRINA: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.southernmusic.net/katrina.html">www.southernmusic.net</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="133"><a href="#citable__133"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Who has running water and electricity?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="133"><a href="#citable__133"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was no electricity, running water, phone lines, and the national guard was only just beginning to clear roads and distribute ice and MREs to survivors.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__35" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="35">Government expected hundreds of dead to be found in Superdome, but instead found only 6 dead (of which there were 4 natural deaths and one suicide).</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The descriptions were pretty clearly focused on African-Americans, the great majority left behind in the evacuation of the city (which was then two-thirds black anyway)....The story that few can wrap their minds around is that ordinary people mostly behaved well – there were six bodies in the Superdome, including four natural deaths and a suicide, not the hundreds that the federal government expected when it sent massive refrigerator trucks to collect the corpses .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The story that few can wrap their minds around is that ordinary people mostly behaved well – there were six bodies in the Superdome, including four natural deaths and a suicide, not the hundreds that the federal government expected when it sent massive refrigerator trucks to collect the corpses.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are more dead animals then live ones, but we are doing all we can to move as quickly as possible.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_47" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-47"><span>[</span>48<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__219" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="219">In a case of reported sniper fire, the "sniper" turned out to be the relief valve of a gas tank popping every few minutes.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="219"><a href="#citable__219"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of all the bad news from New Orleans, the most disturbing has been the reports of spreading disorder, with looting, marauding gangs and even sniper fire at helicopters and rescue workers.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="219"><a href="#citable__219"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Gas Prices Top $6 in Parts of the US New Orleans Mayor Issues Desperate SOS » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_FearExceededCrime_42_2" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-FearExceededCrime-42"><span>[</span>43<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__136" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="136">At the time of the hurricane there were some 400 priests and 750 nuns in the <a href="/Archdiocese_of_New_Orleans" title="Archdiocese of New Orleans" class="mw-redirect">Archdiocese of New Orleans</a>, many stationed in the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="136"><a href="#citable__136"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>I have heard many astrologers refer to New Orleans as a Scorpio city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology: New Orleans - the Astrology of a Hurricane</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aquariuspapers.com/astrology/2005/09/new_orleans_the.html">www.aquariuspapers.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="136"><a href="#citable__136"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is an American city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="136"><a href="#citable__136"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is once again a city in process.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__116" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="116">While most elderly and infirm clergy and nuns were evacuated, many others refused to leave, even when a general evacuation was ordered.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="116"><a href="#citable__116"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He has invited me many times to go down and help, but I have always been busy, even busy doing other great things for animals with 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="116"><a href="#citable__116"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>His office was able to take claims from clients, “even though most of our 40-odd employees had not even found each other,” he noted.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Puts New Orleans Agency To The Ultimate Test On Service - Agent/Broker - Property and Casualty Insurance News</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.property-casualty.com/Issues/2007/35/Pages/Hurricane-Katrina-Puts-New-Orleans-Agency-To-The-Ultimate-Test-On-Service.aspx">www.property-casualty.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="116"><a href="#citable__116"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In most cases the police officers were trying to force people to obey a "mandatory evacuation order."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: The Great New Orleans Gun Grab</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Great-New-Orleans-Gun-Grab/product-reviews/0970981333">www.amazon.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/07/3/9/0/17130553870803797.jpg" width="250" height="188" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> A <a href="/Lincoln_Town_Car" title="Lincoln Town Car">Lincoln Town Car</a> disabled by the flooding from Katrina.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__117" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="117">Additional acts of unrest occurred following the storm, particularly with the <a href="/New_Orleans_Police_Department" title="New Orleans Police Department">New Orleans Police Department</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="117"><a href="#citable__117"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 5-6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="117"><a href="#citable__117"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 4.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="117"><a href="#citable__117"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>While media coverage of the storm reveled in images and tales from New Orleans, the Mississippi Gulf Coast was all but forgotten, rendered invisible by the media's rhetorical operations.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Covering (Up?) Katrina: Discursive Ambivalence in Coverage of Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www2.widener.edu/%7Ecea/361berger.htm">www2.widener.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__58" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="58">In the aftermath, a tourist asked a police officer for assistance, and got the response, "Go to hell, it's every man for himself."</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="58"><a href="#citable__58"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As he left that house, David was approached by a police officer who asked him to check a friend's house for a dog he'd heard was left behind.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="58"><a href="#citable__58"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Every man must decide for himself whether or not Hurricane Katrina brought the wrath of God down on New Orleans."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Daily Kos: The Hurricane Katrina Hall of Shame</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2006/8/30/8121/97354">www.dailykos.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="58"><a href="#citable__58"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>One man with an armload of clothes even asked a police officer if he could borrow his car.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Weather News Story - WEWS Cleveland</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.weathernet5.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.weathernet5.com</a> [Source type: News]</li><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_48" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-48"><span>[</span>49<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__69" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="69">Also, one third of <a href="/New_Orleans" title="New Orleans">New Orleans</a> police officers deserted the city in the days before the storm, many of them escaping in their department-owned patrol cars.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="69"><a href="#citable__69"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is once again a city in process.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="69"><a href="#citable__69"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans After the Storm, supra note 8, at 5-6.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="69"><a href="#citable__69"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> This added to the chaos by stretching law enforcement thin.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_LitkeJ_49_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-LitkeJ-49"><span>[</span>50<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__191" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="191">Additionally, several NOPD officers were arrested weeks after Katrina for suspicion of vehicle theft.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="191"><a href="#citable__191"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The addition of the evacuee population has dropped the ratio of police officers per thousand Houstonians to 1.9, compared with 2.3 before Katrina and with the national average of 2.8.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Covering (Up?) Katrina: Discursive Ambivalence in Coverage of Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www2.widener.edu/%7Ecea/361berger.htm">www2.widener.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="191"><a href="#citable__191"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Had many people taken an extra person in their vehicles, many more could have been evacuated since we knew about Katrina several days before it struck.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="191"><a href="#citable__191"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>River traffic on the Mississippi is actually starting to return to normal, after operating under low-water restrictions for several weeks prior to Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Port of New Orleans could be key to restoring river traffic</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/news/090205katrina-affect/">deltafarmpress.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Katrina_Report_50_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Katrina_Report-50"><span>[</span>51<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Gretna_controversy">Gretna controversy</span></h3> <div class="rellink boilerplate further">Further information: <a href="/Gretna,_Louisiana" title="Gretna, Louisiana">Gretna, Louisiana Hurricane Katrina controversy</a></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__56" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="56">The City of <a href="/Gretna,_Louisiana" title="Gretna, Louisiana">Gretna</a> on the West Bank received considerable press coverage when, in the aftermath of <a href="/Hurricane_Katrina" title="Hurricane Katrina">Hurricane Katrina</a> (late August 2005), displaced and dehydrated survivors who attempted to escape from New Orleans by walking over the <a href="/Crescent_City_Connection" title="Crescent City Connection">Crescent City Connection</a> bridge over the Mississippi River were turned back at gunpoint by City of Gretna Police, along with Crescent City Connection Police and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies, who set up a <a href="/Roadblock" title="Roadblock">roadblock</a> on the bridge in the days following the hurricane.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="56"><a href="#citable__56"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>September 10, 2005 in 7 - Hurricane Katrina .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>St. James News and Information: 7 - Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://news.stjamescatholic.org/7_hurricane_katrina/">news.stjamescatholic.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="56"><a href="#citable__56"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>(New Orleans is at the mouth of the Mississippi River.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Astrology on the Web: Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 [2]</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.astrologycom.com/katrina2.html">www.astrologycom.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="56"><a href="#citable__56"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Chemical and microbiological parameters in New Orleans floodwater following Hurricane Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Regaining_control">Regaining control</span></h3> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/03/2/3/7/64035033641164920.jpg" width="250" height="159" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> A <a href="/United_States_National_Guard" title="United States National Guard" class="mw-redirect">United States National Guard</a> humvee patrols Poydras Street outside of the Louisiana Superdome.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__157" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="157">On August 31, New Orleans's 1,500-member police force was ordered to abandon search and rescue missions and turn their attention toward controlling the widespread looting.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="157"><a href="#citable__157"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The New Orleans looting was a rare exception.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="157"><a href="#citable__157"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The sheriff of the suburb across the Crescent City Connection bridge from downtown New Orleans turned back stranded tourists and locals at gunpoint.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="157"><a href="#citable__157"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A series of levee breaks in New Orleans associated with the hurricane led to widespread flooding covering 80% of the city, an area of approximately 120 square miles.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2231633/?tool=pubmed">www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The city also ordered a mandatory curfew. <a name="citable__25" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="25">Mayor Nagin called for increased federal assistance in a "desperate S.O.S.", following the city's inability to control looting.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The commission is now holding hearings on UNOP's work and may forward it to the city council and Mayor Nagin by April.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast 5 I think it is time that Mayor Ray Nagin take some personal responsibility for his city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The entire city could soon be flooded after attempts to fix a levee failed, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__130" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="130">He was often misquoted as declaring "<a href="/Martial_law" title="Martial law">martial law</a>" in the city, despite there being no such term in Louisiana state law (a declaration of a <a href="/State_of_emergency" title="State of emergency">state of emergency</a> was instead made).</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="130"><a href="#citable__130"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The president made emergency disaster declarations for Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="130"><a href="#citable__130"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was no emergency plan in place.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="130"><a href="#citable__130"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Says: September 3rd, 2005 at 2:03 am Declare Martial Law, shoot the shooters.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_51" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-51"><span>[</span>52<span>]</span></a></sup> On the same day, Governor <a href="/Kathleen_Blanco" title="Kathleen Blanco">Kathleen Blanco</a> announced the arrival of a military presence, stating that they "[knew] how to shoot and kill and [expected that] they [would]."<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Blancoshootquote_52_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Blancoshootquote-52"><span>[</span>53<span>]</span></a></sup> Despite the increased law enforcement presence, crime continued to be a problem. <a name="citable__169" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="169">Relief efforts were constantly disrupted by violence, and there were reports of groups of armed men running rampant through the streets, looting and pillaging unattended buildings and stores.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="169"><a href="#citable__169"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A young [black] man walks through chest deep floodwater after looting a grocery store in New Orleans...</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Daily Kos: The Hurricane Katrina Hall of Shame</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2006/8/30/8121/97354">www.dailykos.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="169"><a href="#citable__169"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>One day there's a jumble of materials, the next day a church group from Oregon shows up and builds the frame and shell.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="169"><a href="#citable__169"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A letter to the editor of the Oregonian, in Portland, said of Katrina: "I am deeply disturbed and angered by the number of reports claiming racism has something to do with the delay in the relief effort.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__107" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="107">Charity Hospital, one of several facilities attempting to evacuate patients, was forced to halt the effort after coming under gun fire.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="107"><a href="#citable__107"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Tulane University Medical Center, a private teaching hospital of superlative quality, managed to evacuate its staff and patients at the first opportunity but not so Charity Hospital, the citys largest and direst.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>KATRINA: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.southernmusic.net/katrina.html">www.southernmusic.net</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="107"><a href="#citable__107"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Charity Hospital beds were on seven units: four for general psychiatry, one for co-occurring disorders, one medical detoxification unit, and a crisis intervention unit.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="107"><a href="#citable__107"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>National Guard troops evactuated 300 patients from Charity Hospital in New Orleans, which is surrounded by water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_CNN_looters_report_53_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-CNN-looters-report-53"><span>[</span>54<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__173" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="173">By September 1, 6,500 National Guard troops had arrived in New Orleans, and on September 2 Blanco requested a total of 40,000 for assistance in evacuation and security efforts in Louisiana.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="173"><a href="#citable__173"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans and the wetlands of Southern Louisiana.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="173"><a href="#citable__173"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Louisiana or the city of New Orleans."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Daily Kos: The Hurricane Katrina Hall of Shame</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2006/8/30/8121/97354">www.dailykos.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="173"><a href="#citable__173"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>National Guard troops are evacuating 300 patients from Charity Hospital in New Orleans, which is surrounded by water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_54" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-54"><span>[</span>55<span>]</span></a></sup><sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_55" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-55"><span>[</span>56<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__238" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="238">Some concern over the availability and readiness of the Louisiana National Guard to help stabilize the security situation was questioned.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="238"><a href="#citable__238"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He said about 6,500 National Guard troops were available in Louisiana, about 7,000 in Mississippi, nearly 10,000 in Alabama and about 8,200 in Florida.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="238"><a href="#citable__238"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And there is no help because the National Guard is in Iraq throwing their time and energy away!</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="238"><a href="#citable__238"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Louisiana Guard is virtually all in Iraq, boy that really helps, huh?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__155" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="155">Guardsman Lieutenant Colonel Pete had commented that "dozens of high water vehicles, humvees, refuelers, and generators were abroad."</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="155"><a href="#citable__155"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Whereas the one about the young man walking through the chest high water after looting a grocery store is at least a racial biased comment.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_56" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-56"><span>[</span>57<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__205" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="205">At the time of the hurricane, approximately 3,000 members of the Guard were serving a <a href="/Iraq_War" title="Iraq War">tour of duty in Iraq</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="205"><a href="#citable__205"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Some 6,000 National Guard personnel from Louisiana and Mississippi who would otherwise be available to help deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are in Iraq.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__23" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="23">With total personnel strength of 11,000, this meant that 27% of the Louisiana National Guard was abroad.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="23"><a href="#citable__23"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He said about 6,500 National Guard troops were available in Louisiana, about 7,000 in Mississippi, nearly 10,000 in Alabama and about 8,200 in Florida.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="23"><a href="#citable__23"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Some 6,000 National Guard personnel from Louisiana and Mississippi who would otherwise be available to help deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are in Iraq.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="23"><a href="#citable__23"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>November 11, 2009 MORE ON HURRICANES AND TROPICAL STORMS AND: LOUISIANA , NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER Hurricane Kills 124 in El Salvador .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricanes and Tropical Storms - News - Times Topics - The New York Times</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/h/hurricanes_and_tropical_storms/index.html">topics.nytimes.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_57" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-57"><span>[</span>58<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__4" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="4">However, both the <a href="/White_House" title="White House">White House</a> and <a href="/The_Pentagon" title="The Pentagon">the Pentagon</a> argued that the depletion of personnel and equipment did not impact the ability of the Guard to perform its mission—rather, impassable roads and flooded areas were the major factors impeding the Guardsmen from securing the situation in New Orleans.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The World has responded to the plight of New Orleans and is sending equipment, personnel and cash to the area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.911kemet.co.uk/katrina.html">www.911kemet.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>They did not fail in New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__189" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="189">Before Hurricane Katrina, the murder rate in New Orleans was ten times higher than the U.S. average.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="189"><a href="#citable__189"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Did New Orleans blacks die at a higher rate than whites in the wake of Hurricane Katrina?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="189"><a href="#citable__189"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Less than a week before Hurricane Katrina, on Wednesday, Aug.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Crime and Corruption in New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.alternet.org/katrina/26871/">www.alternet.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="189"><a href="#citable__189"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Post-Katrina services in New Orleans .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__87" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="87">After the situation in New Orleans was brought under control, criminal activity in New Orleans dropped significantly.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="87"><a href="#citable__87"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It is little secret that New Orleans has a large and nasty criminal class.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="87"><a href="#citable__87"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>By SUSAN SAULNY Recovery efforts in Cedar Rapids have not drawn the attention Hurricane Katrina brought to New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricanes and Tropical Storms - News - Times Topics - The New York Times</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/h/hurricanes_and_tropical_storms/index.html">topics.nytimes.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="87"><a href="#citable__87"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The United States brought an action under the FHA to challenge a City of Black Jack zoning ordinance preventing new construction of multifamily homes.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_58" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-58"><span>[</span>59<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_The_Superdome">The Superdome</span></h3> <div class="rellink relarticle mainarticle">Main article: <a href="/Effect_of_Hurricane_Katrina_on_the_Louisiana_Superdome" title="Effect of Hurricane Katrina on the Louisiana Superdome">Effect of Hurricane Katrina on the Louisiana Superdome</a></div> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/06/2/1/6/04040941812539867.jpg" width="250" height="333" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Displaced people bringing their belongings and lining up to get into the Superdome.</div> </div> </div> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/01/3/2/6/80167492241439717.jpg" width="250" height="166" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Damage to the Superdome as a result of Katrina.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__37" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="37">As one of the largest structures in the city, refugees were brought to the <a href="/Louisiana_Superdome" title="Louisiana Superdome">Superdome</a> to wait out the storm or to await further evacuation.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="37"><a href="#citable__37"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Tourism was one of the largest industries in the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Three Years Post Katrina: A Look at Education in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://cnx.org/content/m17358/latest/">cnx.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="37"><a href="#citable__37"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>After Katrina, the press corps waited a full two days after the storm hit before it was able to report that one of America's poorest and blackest cities was full of poor and black people.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="37"><a href="#citable__37"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Meanwhile, one city councilor is helping residents to rebuild their homes just like they were before, despite the risk of future storms.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__71" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="71">Many others made their way to the Superdome on their own, hoping to find food, water, shelter, or transport out of town.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>State Department of Corrections officers eventually brought them, and thousands of other inmates, to Hunts Prison, in rural Louisiana, where evacuees were kept in a field, day and night, with no shelter and little or no food and water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>When the bottom line is, people are TAKING/GETTING/FINDING whatever food and water they can from where ever they can.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And so we've got to figure out some way to convince people that when evacuation warnings go out, it's for their own good.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fast Capitalism 2.2 | Fast Spectacle: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina and the Contradictions of Spectacle</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/2_2/gotham.html">www.uta.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__170" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="170">On August 29, Katrina passed over New Orleans with such force that it ripped two holes in the Superdome roof.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="170"><a href="#citable__170"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Post-Katrina services in New Orleans .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="170"><a href="#citable__170"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Such is the case in New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Astrology on the Web: Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 [2]</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.astrologycom.com/katrina2.html">www.astrologycom.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="170"><a href="#citable__170"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans deserved better after Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> On the evening of August 30, Maj. Gen. <a name="citable__18" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="18">Bennett C. Landreneau, of the Louisiana National Guard, said that the number of people taking shelter in the Superdome had risen to around 15,000 to 20,000 as search and rescue teams brought more people to the Superdome from areas hard-hit by the flooding.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="18"><a href="#citable__18"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He said about 6,500 National Guard troops were available in Louisiana, about 7,000 in Mississippi, nearly 10,000 in Alabama and about 8,200 in Florida.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="18"><a href="#citable__18"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Ninth Ward became an area of New Orleans that was hardest hit by the hurricane and resulting flood.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Story (2008)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0496360/maindetails">www.imdb.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="18"><a href="#citable__18"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Rita struck just east of Sabine Pass, on the Texas-Louisiana line, bringing a 20-foot storm surge and up to 25 inches of rain according to National Hurricane Center said.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> IT Business Incubation After Hurricane Katrina, in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blog.taragana.com/index.php/archive/it-business-incubation-post-hurricane-katrina-in-new-orleans/">blog.taragana.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_59" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-59"><span>[</span>60<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__73" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="73">As conditions worsened and flood waters continued to rise, on August 31, Governor Blanco ordered that all of New Orleans, including the Superdome, be evacuated.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="73"><a href="#citable__73"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Again, we will have to see if New Orleans rises from the ashes, as it were.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Astrology on the Web: Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 [2]</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.astrologycom.com/katrina2.html">www.astrologycom.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="73"><a href="#citable__73"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans murder rate on the rise again .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="73"><a href="#citable__73"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Rising floodwaters in New Orleans prompted the state's governor to order the Superdome and the city abandoned.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__215" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="215">The area outside the Superdome was flooded to a depth of three feet (1 m), with a possibility of seven feet (2.3 m) if the area equalized with Lake Pontchartrain.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="215"><a href="#citable__215"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="215"><a href="#citable__215"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It might be easier to understand if presented in values of actual flooding depths (in feet).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fourth Report of the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects: Review of the IPET Volume VIII</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12167&page=1">www.nap.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__54" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="54">Governor Blanco had the state send in 68 school buses on Monday to begin evacuating people.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="54"><a href="#citable__54"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>All of whom failed to send any buses to evacuate New Orleans' residents before the hurricane hit.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="54"><a href="#citable__54"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It also said that the governor of the state should "mobilize state transportation resources to aid in the evacuation of people who have mobility and/or health problems."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> New Official Plan For Next New Orleans Hurricane: Get Out Of Town! - Blogcritics Politics </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/new-official-plan-for-next-new/">blogcritics.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="54"><a href="#citable__54"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The governor is also thanking Ohio, Florida and other states for sending help.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Thousands Could Be Dead, New Orleans Mayor Says - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4921369/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_60" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-60"><span>[</span>61<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">Despite increasingly squalid conditions, the population inside continued to grow. <a name="citable__138" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="138">The situation inside the building was described as chaotic; reports of rampant drug use, fights, rape, and filthy living conditions were widespread.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="138"><a href="#citable__138"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Report Card is a useful advocacy tool that provides a grade for each New Orleans neighborhood based on the ability of former New Orleans residents to rebuild their lives.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__47" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="47">At the time, as many as 100 were reported to have died in the Superdome, with most deaths resulting from heat exhaustion, but other reported incidents included an accused rapist who was beaten to death by a crowd and an apparent suicide.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="47"><a href="#citable__47"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those, four died of natural causes, one overdosed and another jumped to his death in an apparent suicide, said Beron, who personally oversaw the turning over of bodies from a Dome freezer, where they lay atop melting bags of ice.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="47"><a href="#citable__47"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Myths and misinformation multiplied, from how many people died to what conditions were really like inside the Louisiana Superdome.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="47"><a href="#citable__47"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The IPET faces the challenge of having to write a report that is not only technically sound, but also is useful to the public and others impacted by its results.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fourth Report of the National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects: Review of the IPET Volume VIII</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12167&page=1">www.nap.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Britons_describe_hurricane_ordeal_46_1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Britons_describe_hurricane_ordeal-46"><span>[</span>47<span> ]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__118" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="118">Despite these reports, though, the final official death toll was significantly less: six people inside (4 of natural causes, one overdose, and an apparent suicide) and a few more in the general area outside the stadium.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="118"><a href="#citable__118"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those, four died of natural causes, one overdosed and another jumped to his death in an apparent suicide, said Beron, who personally oversaw the turning over of bodies from a Dome freezer, where they lay atop melting bags of ice.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="118"><a href="#citable__118"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, there is a part of my mind that feels like maybe this is more likely to work for exactly the reason that these are people who have experienced an event that caused a huge reevaluation of their lives and view of the world.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Recovery - Team Journals - Multicultural Center - Antioch University New England</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.multiculturalcenter.org/shakti/katrina/vanessa.cfm">www.multiculturalcenter.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="118"><a href="#citable__118"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The death toll could rise, considering that emergency officials said they have not yet been able to reach many of the hardest-hit areas.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Mayor: Entire City Could Flood - Houston Weather News Story - KPRC Houston</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.click2houston.com/weather/4918184/detail.html">www.click2houston.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_thevenot_38_1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-thevenot-38"><span>[</span>39<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__93" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="93">FEMA had announced that, in conjunction with <a href="/Greyhound_Lines" title="Greyhound Lines">Greyhound</a>, the National Guard, and <a href="/Metropolitan_Transit_Authority_of_Harris_County,_Texas" title="Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas">Houston Metro</a>, the 25,000 people at the Superdome would be relocated across state lines to the <a href="/Reliant_Astrodome" title="Reliant Astrodome">Houston Astrodome</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="93"><a href="#citable__93"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He said about 6,500 National Guard troops were available in Louisiana, about 7,000 in Mississippi, nearly 10,000 in Alabama and about 8,200 in Florida.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hell storm from the sea, Hurricane Katrina heads for New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tldm.org/News8/HurricaneKatrina.htm">www.tldm.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="93"><a href="#citable__93"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was no electricity, running water, phone lines, and the national guard was only just beginning to clear roads and distribute ice and MREs to survivors.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="93"><a href="#citable__93"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Initially the state assumed the average cost of repair would be only $8,000, and this led it to ask Congress for less funding than it needed.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_ThomasF_61_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-ThomasF-61"><span>[</span>62<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__146" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="146">Roughly 475 buses were promised by FEMA to ferry evacuees with the entire evacuation expected to take two days.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="146"><a href="#citable__146"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Barney Frank (D-MA) have filed legislation (House bill 5393) to have HUD take over FEMA's housing program for hurricane evacuees.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="146"><a href="#citable__146"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And they managed to take lots and lots of people out, not just their mother, but they spent the whole day going back and forth evacuating people to dry ground.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="146"><a href="#citable__146"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>FEMA now has experience evacuating an entire city, implementing martial law and building semi-permanent camps for former citizens of New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_62" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-62"><span>[</span>63<span>]</span></a></sup> By September 4, the Superdome had been completely evacuated.</div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__44" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="44">Although the Superdome suffered damage by water and wind to the overall interior and exterior structures, as well as interior damage from human waste and trash, the facility was repaired at a cost of <a href="/United_States_Dollar" title="United States Dollar" class="mw-redirect">$</a>140 million and was ready for games by the autumn of 2006.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_63" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-63"><span>[</span>64<span>]</span></a></sup> The <a href="/New_Orleans_Saints" title="New Orleans Saints">Saints'</a> first game in the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina was played on September 25, 2006 (the third <a href="/Monday_Night_Football" title="Monday Night Football">Monday night</a> of the regular season), resulting in a 23–3 Saints victory over the <a href="/Atlanta_Falcons" title="Atlanta Falcons">Atlanta Falcons</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="44"><a href="#citable__44"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>September 6th, 2006 at 5:23 pm .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>XXLmag.com - » Hurricane Katrina Respond React</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/online/?p=4199">www.xxlmag.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="44"><a href="#citable__44"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>September 25, 2005 - 23:51 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="44"><a href="#citable__44"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>September 25, 2006 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Puts New Orleans Agency To The Ultimate Test On Service - Agent/Broker - Property and Casualty Insurance News</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.property-casualty.com/Issues/2007/35/Pages/Hurricane-Katrina-Puts-New-Orleans-Agency-To-The-Ultimate-Test-On-Service.aspx">www.property-casualty.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_New_Orleans_Convention_Center">New Orleans Convention Center</span></h3> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__174" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="174">Because of Hurricane Katrina, the <a href="/Ernest_N._Morial_Convention_Center" title="Ernest N. Morial Convention Center" class="mw-redirect">Ernest N. Morial Convention Center</a> suffered a loss of water pressure and electricity, and one of its convention halls had a large hole in its ceiling.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="174"><a href="#citable__174"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>So we have areas that don’t have electricity, areas that don’t have any water pressure.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="174"><a href="#citable__174"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>That someone was trying to put a hole in it to relieve some of the water pressure or divert some water or something and that hole led to a much bigger one."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New World Order (NWO): Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana/ New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.911kemet.co.uk/katrina.html">www.911kemet.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="174"><a href="#citable__174"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a major investigation reveals harrowing new details of one of the many human tragedies that occurred in the aftermath of the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__2" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="2">The center was otherwise only lightly damaged.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="2"><a href="#citable__2"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many longtime residents of the area are outraged, because the buildings were only lightly damaged by flooding after Hurricane Katrina, and they have great historical value.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_washpost_haygood_64_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-washpost_haygood-64"><span>[</span>65<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__45" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="45">On August 29, as people were being turned away at the Superdome and rescues continued, rescuers began dropping people off at the Convention Center, which, at 8 feet (2 m) above sea level, easily escaped the flood.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Superdome and Convention Center fiascos.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Goodbye, New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.alternet.org/katrina/29274/">www.alternet.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many media-fueled notions—such as rampant looting, shooting at rescuers, and countless rapes in the convention center—turned out to be unsubstantiated and false.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__153" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="153">Captain M.A. Pfeiffer of the <a href="/NOPD" title="NOPD" class="mw-redirect">NOPD</a> was quoted as saying, "It was supposed to be a bus stop where they dropped people off for transportation.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="153"><a href="#citable__153"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Just to clear it up we do know they did not offer transportation out of the city for those low income people because they would have said they did by now.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="153"><a href="#citable__153"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Get some people out by boats, but they have to go and wade through water to get to dry ground after the boat drops them off.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="153"><a href="#citable__153"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If they are at all as hard headed as you are they will choose to be the blackest MalcolmX fist raising, any means neccessary revolutionary african people just to piss you off.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The problem was, the transportation never came."<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_washpost_haygood_64_1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-washpost_haygood-64"><span>[</span>65<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__227" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="227">By the afternoon of the 29th, the crowd had grown to about 1,000 people.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="227"><a href="#citable__227"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are about 10,000 people now living in these buildings, which are now being called "Dome City."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bradleystuart.net/gallery/katrina/">bradleystuart.net</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="227"><a href="#citable__227"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>OMH alone served more than 6,000 people a year, or about 28% of adults with severe mental illness ( 8 ).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="227"><a href="#citable__227"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are four levels of hell inside the refugee city of the Superdome, home to about 15,000 people since Sunday [8/28/2005].</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__222" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="222">The convention center's president (who was there with a small group of convention center employees at this time) addressed the crowd near dark, informing them that there was no food, water, medical care, or other services.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="222"><a href="#citable__222"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>At the refugee camp, was there water and food?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="222"><a href="#citable__222"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Locked up, no food, no water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="222"><a href="#citable__222"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>State Department of Corrections officers eventually brought them, and thousands of other inmates, to Hunts Prison, in rural Louisiana, where evacuees were kept in a field, day and night, with no shelter and little or no food and water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__38" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="38">By late on the evening of the 29th, the convention center had been broken into, and evacuees began occupying the inside of the convention center.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="38"><a href="#citable__38"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="38"><a href="#citable__38"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As we drove down Convention Center Boulevard, we stumbled into what can only be described as "Hell on Earth."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="38"><a href="#citable__38"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"The federal government did not even know about the convention center people until today."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Daily Kos: The Hurricane Katrina Hall of Shame</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2006/8/30/8121/97354">www.dailykos.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_washpost_haygood_64_2" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-washpost_haygood-64"><span>[</span>65<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__243" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="243">A contingent of 250 National Guard engineering units occupied one part of the convention center beginning August 30 and remained there until September 1, at times barricaded in their location.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="243"><a href="#citable__243"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was no electricity, running water, phone lines, and the national guard was only just beginning to clear roads and distribute ice and MREs to survivors.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="243"><a href="#citable__243"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And there is no help because the National Guard is in Iraq throwing their time and energy away!</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="243"><a href="#citable__243"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Says: September 2nd, 2005 at 5:59 am Clinton is part of the reason we are in the high priced oil mess to begin with LuckyLady.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The units were never given orders to control the crowd, and were not expected to be prepared for such a task, as engineering units.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_washpost_haygood_64_3" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-washpost_haygood-64"><span>[</span>65<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__32" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="32">The number of people at the convention center continued to grow over the next three days by some estimates to as many as 20,000 people.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="32"><a href="#citable__32"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="32"><a href="#citable__32"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many media-fueled notions—such as rampant looting, shooting at rescuers, and countless rapes in the convention center—turned out to be unsubstantiated and false.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="32"><a href="#citable__32"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Robert Johnston : We estimate there are some 211,000 displaced students in Louisiana and Mississippi, including students from Roman Catholic and independent private schools.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Education Week: Hurricane Katrina: Effect on Schools and Students </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.edweek.org/chat/transcript_09_07_2005.html">www.edweek.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_GuardianConventionCenter_65_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-GuardianConventionCenter-65"><span>[</span>66<span> ]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__95" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="95">Reasons for arriving included being sent to the convention center from the overwhelmed Superdome, being dropped off there by rescuers, or hearing about the convention center as a shelter via word of mouth.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="95"><a href="#citable__95"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="95"><a href="#citable__95"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Since its creation, there have been messages sent out updating partners about the opening of mental health services, availability of psychiatric beds, etc.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="95"><a href="#citable__95"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many media-fueled notions—such as rampant looting, shooting at rescuers, and countless rapes in the convention center—turned out to be unsubstantiated and false.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__143" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="143">No checking for weapons was done among the crowd as was done at the Superdome, and a large store of alcohol kept at the Convention Center was looted.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="143"><a href="#citable__143"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>On day three the true horror of what was happening at the Convention Center and Superdome started to become apparent both inside and in the streets outside.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Pictures</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com/">www.katrinapictures.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="143"><a href="#citable__143"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many media-fueled notions—such as rampant looting, shooting at rescuers, and countless rapes in the convention center—turned out to be unsubstantiated and false.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="143"><a href="#citable__143"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>At the Superdome and New Orleans Convention Center, we saw the failure of 40 years of the Great Society.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__172" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="172">Reports of robberies, murder, and rape began to surface.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="172"><a href="#citable__172"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>More than 40% of all men in prison for violent crimes such as armed robbery, assault, murder or rape--are black.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_66" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-66"><span>[</span>67<span>]</span></a></sup><sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_67" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-67"><span>[</span>68<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__241" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="241">In general, those who died, regardless of cause of death, did not have their bodies moved or removed and were left to decompose.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="241"><a href="#citable__241"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those, four died of natural causes, one overdosed and another jumped to his death in an apparent suicide, said Beron, who personally oversaw the turning over of bodies from a Dome freezer, where they lay atop melting bags of ice.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="241"><a href="#citable__241"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As recent earthquake and hurricane-related mass deaths in South Asia and Central America demonstrate, who lives and who dies is intricately related to issues of poverty and access.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Crime and Corruption in New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina | AlterNet</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.alternet.org/katrina/26871/">www.alternet.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="241"><a href="#citable__241"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For those who did dare to come back home, little resembles normalcy.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Katrina Summit Full of Information and Debate</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.bayoubuzz.com/News/NewOrleans/New_Orleans_Katrina_Summit_Full_of_Information_and_Debate__4515.asp">www.bayoubuzz.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">By September 1, the facility, like the Superdome, was completely overwhelmed and declared unsafe and unsanitary. However, even though there were thousands of people who were evacuating at the center, along with network newscasters, pleading desperately for help on CNN, FOX, and other broadcast outlets, FEMA head <a href="/Michael_D._Brown" title="Michael D. Brown">Michael Brown</a> and <a href="/United_States_Secretary_of_Homeland_Security" title="United States Secretary of Homeland Security">Homeland Security Secretary</a> <a href="/Michael_Chertoff" title="Michael Chertoff">Michael Chertoff</a> both claimed to have no knowledge of the use of the Convention Center as a shelter until the afternoon of September 1.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_68" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-68"><span>[</span>69<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__190" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="190">A sizable contingent of National Guard arrived on September 2 to establish order and provide essential provisions, and on September 3, buses began arriving at the convention center to pick up the refugees there.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="190"><a href="#citable__190"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There was no electricity, running water, phone lines, and the national guard was only just beginning to clear roads and distribute ice and MREs to survivors.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="190"><a href="#citable__190"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And there is no help because the National Guard is in Iraq throwing their time and energy away!</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="190"><a href="#citable__190"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Another day, I teamed up with a volunteer named Courtney, but she forgot her credentials and couldn’t get past the National Guard checkpoint to enter the city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_washpost_haygood_64_4" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-washpost_haygood-64"><span>[</span>65<span>]</span></a></sup> The Convention Center was completely evacuated by September 4.</div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Evacuation_efforts">Evacuation efforts</span></h3> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/04/1/6/8/4426420644238775.jpg" width="250" height="376" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Hurricane evacuees in <a href="/Jefferson_Parish,_Louisiana" title="Jefferson Parish, Louisiana">Jefferson Parish, Louisiana</a> (in the <a href="/Metairie,_Louisiana" title="Metairie, Louisiana">Metairie</a> community) being helped by the US Air National Guard.</div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__52" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="52">On August 31, a public health emergency was declared for the entire Gulf Coast, and <a href="/Louisiana" title="Louisiana">Louisiana</a> <a href="/Governor" title="Governor">Governor</a> <a href="/Kathleen_Blanco" title="Kathleen Blanco">Kathleen Blanco</a> ordered a mandatory evacuation of all those remaining in New Orleans.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans and the wetlands of Southern Louisiana.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Library | Natural Hazards Center</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/library/katrina.html">www.colorado.edu</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>But, you know, there was a mandatory evacuation of New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fast Capitalism 2.2 | Fast Spectacle: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina and the Contradictions of Spectacle</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/2_2/gotham.html">www.uta.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Throughout New Orleans, buildings that remain boarded up, nonfunctional traffic lights, and dead trees and storm debris are unavoidable, daily reminders of the storm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a New Orleans Workforce Following Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2231633/?tool=pubmed">www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__78" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="78">Relief organizations scrambled to locate suitable areas for relocating evacuees on a large scale.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="78"><a href="#citable__78"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>FEMA now has practice in the large scale removal of a metropolitan area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="78"><a href="#citable__78"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The following are local and grassroots organizations that are providing relief and reconstruction assistance in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast areas (some are also organizing for the rights of displaced residents): .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="78"><a href="#citable__78"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The organization plans to buy a truck that can hold up to 2,000 gallons of water, transport the water into the neighborhood and store it in tanks located throughout the area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__250" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="250">Many of the survivors in the Superdome were bussed to the <a href="/Reliant_Astrodome" title="Reliant Astrodome">Reliant Astrodome</a> in <a href="/Houston,_Texas" title="Houston, Texas" class="mw-redirect">Houston, Texas</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="250"><a href="#citable__250"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hurricane Katrina: medical response at the Houston Astrodome/Reliant Center Complex.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Library-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Bibliography</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/hurricanes.shtm">www.dshs.state.tx.us</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__96" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="96">Houston agreed to shelter an additional 25,000 evacuees beyond those admitted to the Astrodome, including one "renegade bus" that was commandeered by private citizen <a href="/Jabbar_Gibson" title="Jabbar Gibson">Jabbar Gibson</a>, who had been released on bond from the Orleans Parish Prison just days before the storm hit, and had a previous criminal conviction.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="96"><a href="#citable__96"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Views of it were broadcast worldwide: from its exterior with the long lines of people seeking shelter before Katrina to scenes of the interior in the days following and, subsequently, to the building’s exterior with crowds of people waiting evacuation by bus.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="96"><a href="#citable__96"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>State Department of Corrections officers eventually brought them, and thousands of other inmates, to Hunts Prison, in rural Louisiana, where evacuees were kept in a field, day and night, with no shelter and little or no food and water.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="96"><a href="#citable__96"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There's a young man, I speak to his mother every day, who has been in the hole since the storm, and is being abused daily.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> By September 1, the Astrodome was declared full and could not accept any more evacuees. <a name="citable__240" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="240">The <a href="/George_R._Brown_Convention_Center" title="George R. Brown Convention Center">George R. Brown Convention Center</a> nearby was opened to house additional evacuees.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="240"><a href="#citable__240"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>By late summer, HANO says 1,000 additional units will be repaired and re-opened to people who lived in the city's public housing before Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="240"><a href="#citable__240"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In September 2007 the Medical Center of Louisiana and LSU and Tulane University opened 20 additional adult acute psychiatric beds at DePaul Hospital.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__199" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="199"><a href="/San_Antonio,_Texas" title="San Antonio, Texas" class="mw-redirect">San Antonio, Texas</a> also agreed to house 25,000 "refugees", beginning relocation efforts in vacant office buildings on the grounds of <a href="/KellyUSA" title="KellyUSA" class="mw-redirect">KellyUSA</a>, a former air force base, and the <a href="/Reunion_Arena" title="Reunion Arena">Reunion Arena</a> in <a href="/Dallas,_Texas" title="Dallas, Texas" class="mw-redirect">Dallas, Texas</a> was mobilized to house incoming evacuees, and smaller shelters were established in towns across <a href="/Texas" title="Texas">Texas</a> and <a href="/Oklahoma" title="Oklahoma">Oklahoma</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="199"><a href="#citable__199"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Baton Rouge have set up shelters, and even Detroit has offered help.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="199"><a href="#citable__199"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As I sit in San Antonio, Texas it makes my heart break to see the damage and destruction to such a lovely city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans Area After Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery by Patrick D. Taylor at pbase.com</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pbase.com/pdtaylor/hurricane_katrina">www.pbase.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="199"><a href="#citable__199"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The AFL-CIO intends to invest $250 million in financing to build 5,000 to 10,000 housing units on the Gulf Coast, most of them in the New Orleans area.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__187" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="187"><a href="/Arkansas" title="Arkansas">Arkansas</a> also opened various shelters and state parks throughout the state for evacuees.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="187"><a href="#citable__187"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Interviews with forty-six evacuees at Houston’s Reliant Park shelter showed that being black was central to evacuation experiences.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__65" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="65">Expected to last only two days, the evacuation of remaining evacuees proved more difficult than rescue organizations anticipated as transportation convoys struggled with damaged infrastructure and a growing number of evacuees.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="65"><a href="#citable__65"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The equivalent of more than two classrooms of young people drop out of Louisiana schools every day and about 50,000 students are absent from school on any given day.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="65"><a href="#citable__65"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Had many people taken an extra person in their vehicles, many more could have been evacuated since we knew about Katrina several days before it struck.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="65"><a href="#citable__65"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Nearly two months after Hurricane Katrina struck and more than two weeks after the official quest for bodies was abandoned, corpses of 9th Ward residents are being found every day.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__246" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="246">By the morning of September 1, Governor Blanco reported that the number of evacuees in the Superdome was down to 2,500. However, by evening, eleven hours after evacuation efforts began, the Superdome held 10,000 more people than it did at dawn.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="246"><a href="#citable__246"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The equivalent of more than two classrooms of young people drop out of Louisiana schools every day and about 50,000 students are absent from school on any given day.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="246"><a href="#citable__246"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Believe me; I'm even more critical of things that whites do than blacks.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="246"><a href="#citable__246"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Do you recall ANY leader of the black community in South Central LA--their own killed 39 people, attacked thousands more, burned down more than 3,000 buildings and looted millions of dollars of merchandise--making a public apology for that terrible event?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__112" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="112">Evacuees from across the city swelled the crowd to about 30,000, believing the arena was the best place to get a ride out of town.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="112"><a href="#citable__112"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There are about 10,000 people now living in these buildings, which are now being called "Dome City."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bradleystuart.net/gallery/katrina/">bradleystuart.net</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="112"><a href="#citable__112"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It should be about getting them out of there to a place where they could get food and water and shelter, If they did that they they would have to worry about the "looting".</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="112"><a href="#citable__112"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The report, produced by the RAND Gulf States Policy Institute, estimates the city's current population at about 155,000 and forecasts it will rise to about 198,000 in September.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__89" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="89">Evacuation efforts were hastened on September 2 by the wider dispersal of evacuees among newly-opened shelters.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="89"><a href="#citable__89"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Interviews with forty-six evacuees at Houston’s Reliant Park shelter showed that being black was central to evacuation experiences.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate - Monthly Review</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.monthlyreview.org/0706lavelle.htm">www.monthlyreview.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="89"><a href="#citable__89"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of Engineers were deployed in an effort to help evacuate or find shelter for over a million people in a short amount of time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__236" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="236"><a href="/Louis_Armstrong_New_Orleans_International_Airport" title="Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport">Louis Armstrong International Airport</a> was reopened to allow flights related to relief efforts, and began to load evacuees onto planes as well.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="236"><a href="#citable__236"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Then the Army loaded them onto trucks, and off they went to the airport.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__180" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="180">Elements of the <a href="/82nd_Airborne_Division" title="82nd Airborne Division" class="mw-redirect">82nd Airborne Division</a> arrived in New Orleans September 3. The flooding was a challenge for the paratroopers when they first arrived.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="180"><a href="#citable__180"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>I was a soldier in the 82nd Airborne Division.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>XXLmag.com - » Hurricane Katrina Respond React</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/online/?p=4199">www.xxlmag.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="180"><a href="#citable__180"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>They did not fail in New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="180"><a href="#citable__180"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Hope for renewal animated the thousands of people in the Superdome when it opened for the season’s first National Football League game in September 2006, a mood decidedly enhanced by the triumph of the New Orleans team over its opponent.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__229" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="229">The division had just four boats at the time, however, the division quickly started getting Coast Guard, Navy and Marine assets placed under their control.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="229"><a href="#citable__229"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If you listen closely you'll note that the American president landed just before noon our time - just before four in the morning Arkansas time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina: The Battle of New Orleans Refought? - Comments Page 2 - Blogcritics Politics </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/hurricane-katrina-the-battle-of-new/comments-page-2/">blogcritics.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="229"><a href="#citable__229"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The Coast Guard is letting some tow boats down the river to start collecting barges and getting things back in fleets.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Port of New Orleans could be key to restoring river traffic</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/news/090205katrina-affect/">deltafarmpress.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="229"><a href="#citable__229"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Those white people i guess are just in the wrong place at the wrong time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Army Maj. Gen. <a name="citable__7" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="7">William B. Caldwell IV, the 82nd's commanding general, noted: "We eventually became the 82nd 'Waterborne' Division," the general said, "and that really was our forte" during search-and-rescue and security missions in flooded sections of the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="7"><a href="#citable__7"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The majority in Katrina took care of each other, went to great lengths to rescue each other – including the "cajun navy" of white guys with boats who entered the flooded city the day after the levees broke – and were generally humane and resourceful.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="7"><a href="#citable__7"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Ranking Member Joe Lieberman said : - "Clearly, all levels of our government failed that test".</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Task Force Katrina Commander Army Lt. Gen. <a name="citable__36" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="36">Russel Honore also charged the paratroopers to straighten out the evacuation situations at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, the New Orleans Convention Center and the Superdome.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="36"><a href="#citable__36"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The airport and the convention center?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.oilempire.us/katrina.html">www.oilempire.us</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="36"><a href="#citable__36"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>He is not planning on moving out of New Orleans.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="36"><a href="#citable__36"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>We all remember during those first few days of Katrina that there were reports of terrible atrocities occurring in the Superdome and the New Orleans Convention Center, and WHERE WAS BUSH!, and all that nonsense.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__98" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="98">In all, 3,600 of the division's paratroopers were deployed to New Orleans to participate in Task Force All-American.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="98"><a href="#citable__98"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>New Orleans is an American city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="98"><a href="#citable__98"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Business arrived in the district in 1824 with the construction of New Orleans’s first gas-lighted building, the American Theater.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Journal of American History - Through the Eye of Katrina - New Orleans Architecture</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/projects/katrina/Kingsley.html?link_id=ger_superdome">www.journalofamericanhistory.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="98"><a href="#citable__98"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>What happened in New Orleans is that FEMA wanted to partner with local government and all costs and regardless of the risk.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>New Orleans four years after Katrina | Marketplace From American Public Media</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/08/28/mm-hurricanekatrina/">marketplace.publicradio.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__212" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="212">The unit worked in tandem with state, local and other federal authorities to feed, process and transport evacuees to other accommodations; the division's soldiers helped evacuate 6,000 New Orleans residents.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="212"><a href="#citable__212"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="212"><a href="#citable__212"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>What do New Orleans residents want in their neighborhoods?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="212"><a href="#citable__212"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The sheriff of the suburb across the Crescent City Connection bridge from downtown New Orleans turned back stranded tourists and locals at gunpoint.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> By September 18, the 82nd Division medical personnel had treated 1,352 people and given 2,047 immunizations, according to unit documents. By September 19, 82nd Division military engineers had cleared 185 city blocks of debris, cleared 113 streets, and removed 218 trees, according to unit documents. The division's paratroopers are trained to be flexible, they excel in combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and also perform well during humanitarian missions. <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_69" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-69"><span>[</span>70<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__83" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="83">On September 3, some 42,000 evacuees were evacuated from New Orleans, including those remaining in the Superdome and Convention Center.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="83"><a href="#citable__83"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>We all remember during those first few days of Katrina that there were reports of terrible atrocities occurring in the Superdome and the New Orleans Convention Center, and WHERE WAS BUSH!, and all that nonsense.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina | NewsBusters.org</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://newsbusters.org/issues/events/hurricane-katrina?page=10">newsbusters.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="83"><a href="#citable__83"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It will take years for those many areas (like New Orleans) to make their comebacks if they can get the help they need to do so.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="83"><a href="#citable__83"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Responses to “Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital” .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__140" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="140">Efforts turned to the hundreds of people still trapped in area hotels, hospitals, schools and private homes.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="140"><a href="#citable__140"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The New Pioneers While we were touring the devastated areas, I noticed people living outside of their destroyed homes in their FEMA trailers.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Recovery - Team Journals - Multicultural Center - Antioch University New England</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.multiculturalcenter.org/shakti/katrina/vanessa.cfm">www.multiculturalcenter.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="140"><a href="#citable__140"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>People lay in hospitals and nursing homes and starved to death.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="140"><a href="#citable__140"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>With hospitals and clinics competing for the few available professionals in the area, state-funded positions are at a compensation disadvantage compared with positions in private settings or even positions at university hospitals.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> The Long Road Home: Rebuilding Public Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Post-Katrina New Orleans -- Calderon-Abbo 59 (3): 304 -- Psychiatr Serv</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/59/3/304">ps.psychiatryonline.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_70" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-70"><span>[</span>71<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__211" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="211">On September 6, Mayor Ray Nagin ordered a forced evacuation of everyone from the city who was not involved in clean up work, citing safety and health concerns.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="211"><a href="#citable__211"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Nagin and mayors prior to him have messed up and now are pointing fingers away from themselves to anyone but themselves.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="211"><a href="#citable__211"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The commission is now holding hearings on UNOP's work and may forward it to the city council and Mayor Nagin by April.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="211"><a href="#citable__211"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A work site evaluation was conducted by a team from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Dermatol -- Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers Following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: An Outbreak Investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007, Noe et al. 143 (11): 1393</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/143/11/1393">archderm.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_71" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-71"><span>[</span>72<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__214" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="214">The order was given not only as an attempt to restore law and order, but also out of concern about the hazardous living conditions in the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="214"><a href="#citable__214"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The court was very concerned with the rise in segregation and was willing to use its equitable power to order the city and housing authorities to proceed with construction.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="214"><a href="#citable__214"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>As we drove down her old street, Cerice pointed out who had lived in which houses and told us about their professions and interactions with each other in the neighborhood.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Recovery - Team Journals - Multicultural Center - Antioch University New England</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.multiculturalcenter.org/shakti/katrina/vanessa.cfm">www.multiculturalcenter.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="214"><a href="#citable__214"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Since us outsiders, are more worried about upholding the law rather than saving lives.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__245" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="245">Eviction efforts escalated three days later, when door-to-door searches were conducted to advise remaining residents to leave the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="245"><a href="#citable__245"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If homes satisfy only the first of these three requirements, the city must give 30 days' notice.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="245"><a href="#citable__245"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In all I must have visited and thoroughly searched upwards of 40 homes in one day--three times what a team would normally do, and I found nothing.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> Despite this, a number of residents defied the eviction order. <a name="citable__26" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="26">While initially lax in enforcing evictions, National Guard troops eventually began to remove residents by force.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="26"><a href="#citable__26"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The National Guard [troops], wearing flak jackets, tried to get a bead on this guy.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="26"><a href="#citable__26"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Air Force One he would want the National Guard over here in the U.S instead of in Iraq.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_72" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-72"><span>[</span>73<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Health_effects">Health effects</span></h3> <div class="thumb tright"> <div class="thumbinner" style="width:252px;"><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/02/3/8/0/68845862734202510.jpg" width="250" height="376" class="thumbimage" /> <div class="thumbcaption"> <div class="magnify"><img src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/09/7/4/4/3695493113783710.png" width="15" height="11" alt="" /></div> Sick and injured people being evacuated aboard a <a href="/C-17_Globemaster_III" title="C-17 Globemaster III">C-17 Globemaster III</a></div> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__167" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="167">There was a concern that the prolonged flooding would lead to an outbreak of health problems for those who remained in the city.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="167"><a href="#citable__167"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Just to clear it up we do know they did not offer transportation out of the city for those low income people because they would have said they did by now.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="167"><a href="#citable__167"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For those who have not lived in New Orleans, you have missed a incredible, glorious, vital, city.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="167"><a href="#citable__167"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>I agree that there's no excuse or reason for anyone looting a TV in the midst of a flood when the city lies in ruins.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/page2/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__232" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="232">In addition to <a href="/Dehydration" title="Dehydration">dehydration</a> and <a href="/Food_poisoning" title="Food poisoning" class="mw-redirect">food poisoning</a>, there was also potential for the spread of <a href="/Hepatitis_A" title="Hepatitis A">hepatitis A</a>, <a href="/Cholera" title="Cholera">cholera</a>, <a href="/Tuberculosis" title="Tuberculosis">tuberculosis</a>, and <a href="/Typhoid_fever" title="Typhoid fever">typhoid fever</a>, all related to the growing contamination of food and drinking water supplies in the city compounded by the city's characteristic heat and stifling humidity.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="232"><a href="#citable__232"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>At the refugee camp, was there water and food?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="232"><a href="#citable__232"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Drink bottled water throughout the day to prevent heat exhaustion and dehydration.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> City Of New Orleans : Home </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cityofno.com/portal.aspx?portal=1&load=~/PortalModules/ViewPressRelease.ascx&itemid=3357">www.cityofno.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="232"><a href="#citable__232"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>People were told to go to the Superdome, but they have no food, no water there.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_BMJ_73_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-BMJ-73"><span>[</span>74<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__185" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="185">Survivors could also face long-term health risks due to prolonged exposure to the petrochemical tainted flood waters and mosquito-borne diseases such as <a href="/Yellow_fever" title="Yellow fever">yellow fever</a>, <a href="/Malaria" title="Malaria">malaria</a> and <a href="/West_Nile_Virus" title="West Nile Virus" class="mw-redirect">West Nile Virus</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="185"><a href="#citable__185"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>People working and living in posthurricane environments where flooding has occurred may be at an increased risk of exposure to arthropods.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Dermatol -- Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers Following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: An Outbreak Investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007, Noe et al. 143 (11): 1393</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/143/11/1393">archderm.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="185"><a href="#citable__185"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Its a very complicated set of risk factors people face, Dr. Howard Frumkin of the National Center for Environmental Health told the papers.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arsenic and Old Waste : The Environmental Legacy of Hurricane Katrina (by Jim Motavalli)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.emagazine.com/view/?3090&src=QHA241">www.emagazine.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="185"><a href="#citable__185"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A20 ("Our communities cannot be expected to support such a large evacuee population on a long-term basis without substantial federal aid."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Gauginghealth_74_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Gauginghealth-74"><span>[</span>75<span>]</span></a></sup><sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_ACSPetroleum_75_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-ACSPetroleum-75"><span>[</span>76<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__106" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="106">On September 2, an emergency <a href="/Triage" title="Triage">triage</a> center was set up at the airport.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="106"><a href="#citable__106"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Their sample included children housed temporarily in ‘villages’ set up by the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="106"><a href="#citable__106"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The US Marshals assisting us recounted a case like this but they were able to get the puppy and bring it to a vet triage set up.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="106"><a href="#citable__106"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It’s like I’m still in New Orleans, just without as much craziness as we had in the command center we set up.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> A steady stream of helicopters and ambulances brought in the elderly, sick, and injured. <a name="citable__62" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="62">Baggage equipment was used as gurneys to transport people from the flight line to the hospital, which was set up in the airport terminal.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>SHOT at the makeshift hospital we had set up.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Just to clear it up we do know they did not offer transportation out of the city for those low income people because they would have said they did by now.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Finding-Looting: Comparing Representations in the Visual Reporting of Hurricane Katrina in new Orleans on Flickr - Photo Sharing!</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/triciawang/38922728/">www.flickr.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>But even after the trailers and mobile homes were set up and approximately 100,000 people had moved into them, the nightmare continued.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> The scene could be described as, "organized chaos", but efficient. By September 3, the situation started to stabilize. <a name="citable__160" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="160">Up to 5,000 people had been <a href="/Triage" title="Triage">triaged</a> and fewer than 200 remained at the medical unit.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="160"><a href="#citable__160"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>By late summer, HANO says 1,000 additional units will be repaired and re-opened to people who lived in the city's public housing before Katrina.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Resources</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/hurricanekatrina.html">www.nhi.org</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="160"><a href="#citable__160"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Those who lived in flooded areas included more than 70,000 elderly people and 124,126 children.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fast Capitalism 2.2 | Fast Spectacle: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina and the Contradictions of Spectacle</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/2_2/gotham.html">www.uta.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="160"><a href="#citable__160"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>But even after the trailers and mobile homes were set up and approximately 100,000 people had moved into them, the nightmare continued.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Katrina Update - EJRC</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/Katrinaupdate.html">www.ejrc.cau.edu</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_APDeadDying_76_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-APDeadDying-76"><span>[</span>77<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__79" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="79">Hospital evacuations continued from other area hospitals that were flooded or damaged.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="79"><a href="#citable__79"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In a devastated area not covered as thoroughly by us as others, and safe above the flood, this cat might still be alive!</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="79"><a href="#citable__79"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The storm damaged the city's most vulnerable areas, with thirty-eight of New Orleans's forty-nine extreme poverty census tracts flooded.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans: LegalRights and Recourses for Displaced African-American Residents</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals/njlsp/v2/n1/4/">www.law.northwestern.edu</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="79"><a href="#citable__79"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Bob said: “the damage was caused by the flooding, do to the levees being topped in several areas and collapsing in a couple of others” Absolutely True !</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Dissident Voice : Economic Hit Men and the Next Drowning of New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/08/economic-hit-men-and-the-next-drowning-of-new-orleans/">dissidentvoice.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__124" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="124">Reports from the <a href="/Methodist" title="Methodist" class="mw-redirect">Methodist</a> Hospital indicated that people were dying of dehydration and exhaustion while the staff worked unendingly in horrendous conditions.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="124"><a href="#citable__124"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Myths and misinformation multiplied, from how many people died to what conditions were really like inside the Louisiana Superdome.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina - News and Analysis</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.akdart.com/katrina.html">www.akdart.com</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="124"><a href="#citable__124"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Republicans need a class of slaves to exploit at low wages, horrendous working conditions, no health care, etc.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Hurricane Katrina Blog - Deadly Katrina » Sniper fire stops evacuations at New Orleans hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.deadlykatrina.com/?p=66">www.deadlykatrina.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="124"><a href="#citable__124"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>People were dying from the horrible conditions, because they were not strong enough to tolerate them.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>"The Deadly Choices at Memorial" - Investigation of New Orleans Hospital Tells Story of How Medical Staff Euthanized Patients in Katrina Aftermath</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/the_deadly_choices_at_memorial_investigation">www.democracynow.org</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__129" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="129">The first floor of the hospital flooded and the dead were stacked in a second floor operating room.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="129"><a href="#citable__129"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>She then checked the room only to find another dog, presumably this dog’s friend, dead on the floor.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>1-800-Save-A-Pet.com in New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com/">saveapetkatrinarescue.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__6" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="6">Patients requiring ventilators were kept alive with hand-powered resuscitation bags.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="6"><a href="#citable__6"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Flooding on the other hand, knocks out substations, and requires the power grid to be shut down due to safety concerns.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Dissident Voice : Economic Hit Men and the Next Drowning of New Orleans</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/08/economic-hit-men-and-the-next-drowning-of-new-orleans/">dissidentvoice.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__86" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="86">Among the many hospitals shut down due to destruction related to the hurricane was the public hospital serving New Orleans, <a href="/Charity_Hospital" title="Charity Hospital">Charity Hospital</a>, which was also the only trauma center serving that region.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="86"><a href="#citable__86"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many residents of New Orleans did not.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Four years on, Katrina remains cursed by rumour, cliche, lies and racism | Rebecca Solnit | Comment is free | The Guardian </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/aug/26/katrina-racism-us-media">www.guardian.co.uk</a> [Source type: News]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="86"><a href="#citable__86"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Out of their jurisdiction, New Orleans police said they could only watch as he began to make his way back to the city."</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Operation Eden</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://operationeden.blogspot.com/">operationeden.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="86"><a href="#citable__86"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It will take years for those many areas (like New Orleans) to make their comebacks if they can get the help they need to do so.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina Batters the Gulf Coast - Reviews on RateItAll</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rateitall.com/i-859654-hurricane-katrina-batters-the-gulf-coast.aspx">www.rateitall.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__60" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="60">The destruction of the hospital's structure has forced the continued closure as funding for a new building is sought out.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="60"><a href="#citable__60"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Should the government prohibit people from building new homes in areas that are known to be especially susceptible to destruction by natural disasters, or should people be free to build new homes in these areas?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Disasters</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pollingreport.com/disasters.htm">www.pollingreport.com</a> [Source type: Original source]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="60"><a href="#citable__60"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>"In 1814, the British sought his aid in their pending attack on New Orleans," he continued.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Hurricane Katrina: The Battle of New Orleans Refought? - Comments Page 2 - Blogcritics Politics </c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://blogcritics.org/politics/article/hurricane-katrina-the-battle-of-new/comments-page-2/">blogcritics.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block">On September 6, <em><a href="/E._coli" title="E. coli" class="mw-redirect">E. coli</a></em> was detected in the water supply. <a name="citable__5" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="5">According to the <a href="/Centers_for_Disease_Control_and_Prevention" title="Centers for Disease Control and Prevention">CDC</a>, five people died from bacterial infections caused by the toxic waters.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="5"><a href="#citable__5"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>And especially among people who have been in the flood waters were seeing skin infections that dont respond to normal antibiotic treatment.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arsenic and Old Waste : The Environmental Legacy of Hurricane Katrina (by Jim Motavalli)</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.emagazine.com/view/?3090&src=QHA241">www.emagazine.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="5"><a href="#citable__5"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>I saw murdered bodies, and elderly people who had died because they had been left in the sun with no water for such a long time.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Michael Homan: One of the Millions of Hurricane Katrina Stories</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://michaelhoman.blogspot.com/2005/09/one-of-millions-of-hurricane-katrina.html">michaelhoman.blogspot.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__154" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="154">The deaths appear to have been caused by <em><a href="/Vibrio_vulnificus" title="Vibrio vulnificus">Vibrio vulnificus</a></em> bacteria, of the <a href="/Cholera" title="Cholera">Cholera</a> family.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="154"><a href="#citable__154"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Infectious causes such as Vibrio vulnificus 5 , 9 and leptospirosis 10 should be considered in ill patients with open wounds that were exposed to posthurricane floodwaters.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Dermatol -- Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers Following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: An Outbreak Investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007, Noe et al. 143 (11): 1393</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/143/11/1393">archderm.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="154"><a href="#citable__154"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Oliver JD. Wound infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus and other marine bacteria.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Dermatol -- Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers Following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: An Outbreak Investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007, Noe et al. 143 (11): 1393</c_title></em> <c_date>19 January 2010 18:39 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/143/11/1393">archderm.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_77" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-77"><span>[</span>78<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_See_also">See also</span></h2> <div class="noprint tright portal" style="border:solid #aaa 1px;margin:0.5em 0 0.5em 0.5em;"> <table style="background:#f9f9f9; font-size:85%; line-height:110%;"> <tr> <td><img alt="" src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/02/3/1/5/25307901573718822.jpg" width="32" height="21" /></td> <td style="padding:0 0.2em;"><em><strong><a href="/Portal:Tropical_cyclones" title="Portal:Tropical cyclones">Tropical cyclones portal</a></strong></em></td> </tr> </table> </div> <ul> <li><a href="/Criticism_of_government_response_to_Hurricane_Katrina" title="Criticism of government response to Hurricane Katrina">Criticism of government response to Hurricane Katrina</a></li> <li><a href="/Effects_of_Hurricane_Katrina_in_Mississippi" title="Effects of Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi">Effects of Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi</a></li> <li><a href="/Hurricane_Katrina_effects_by_region" title="Hurricane Katrina effects by region">Hurricane Katrina effects by region</a></li> <li><em><a href="/Hurricane_on_the_Bayou" title="Hurricane on the Bayou">Hurricane on the Bayou</a></em> (film)</li> <li><a href="/Political_effects_of_Hurricane_Katrina" title="Political effects of Hurricane Katrina">Political effects of Hurricane Katrina</a></li> <li><a href="/Posse_Comitatus_Act" title="Posse Comitatus Act">Posse Comitatus Act</a></li> <li><a href="/Reconstruction_of_New_Orleans" title="Reconstruction of New Orleans">Reconstruction of New Orleans</a></li> <li><em><a href="/When_the_Levees_Broke" title="When the Levees Broke">When the Levees Broke</a></em> (film)</li> <li><a href="/New_Orleans_diaspora" title="New Orleans diaspora">New Orleans diaspora</a></li> <li><a href="/U.S._Army_Corps_of_Engineers_civil_works_controversies_(New_Orleans)" title="U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works controversies (New Orleans)"> U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works controversies (New Orleans)</a></li> <li><em><a href="/Zeitoun_(book)" title="Zeitoun (book)">Zeitoun</a></em> (book)</li> <li><a href="/Blue_Velvet_(Digital_Project)" title="Blue Velvet (Digital Project)">Blue Velvet (Digital Project)</a></li> </ul> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_References">References</span></h2> <div class="references-small references-column-count references-column-count-2" style="-moz-column-count:2; column-count:2;"> <ol class="references"> <li id="wikipedia_cite_note_0"><strong><a href="#cite_ref-0">^</a></strong> <a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ms-word/TCR-AL122005_Katrina.doc" class="external autonumber" rel="nofollow">[1]</a>Richard D. 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memorabilia</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.brockbrown.com/katrina" class="external text" rel="nofollow">"Hurricane Katrina: The Catastrophe that Uncovered America's Race and Class Issues" from Tulane University Graduate</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.southernspaces.org/contents/2009/moye/1a.htm" class="external text" rel="nofollow">"The X-Codes: A Post-Katrina Postscript"</a>, by Dorothy Moye, <em>Southern Spaces</em>, August 26 2009</li> <li><a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/31/four_years_after_katrina_new_orleans" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Four Years After Katrina, New Orleans Still Struggling to Recover from the Storm</a> - video report by <em><a href="/Democracy_Now!" title="Democracy Now!">Democracy Now!</a></em></li> </ul> <center> <table class="toccolours" style="margin: 0 2em 0 2em;"> <tr> <th align="center" style="background:lightblue" width="100%" colspan="2"><a href="/Hurricane_Katrina" title="Hurricane Katrina">Hurricane Katrina</a></th> <th><img 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Later reports indicated that no hazardous materials were stored on the site.<br><br><A HREF=http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1090061>http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1090061</A>">Explosions Fill New Orleans Sky With Smoke (this link no longer valid)</a> - ABC News - ABC News</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/01/national/nationalspecial/01lawless.html?hp&ex=1125633600&en=e4e635e0dc20fc8c&ei=5094&partner=homepage" title="." ''<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/01/national/nationalspecial/01lawless.html?hp&ex=1125633600&en=e4e635e0dc20fc8c&ei=5094&partner=homepage>http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/01/national/nationalspecial/01lawless.html?hp&ex=1125633600&en=e4e635e0dc20fc8c&ei=5094&partner=homepage</A>">Police and Owners Begin to Challenge Looters</a> - The New York Times > Log In</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Our January 2005 segment on <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' risk from <B>hurricane</B>s proved prescient, as this update reveals.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Predicting a <B>hurricane</B>'s intensity is notoriously difficult, but <B>new</B> tools may make it easier.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Jonah Lehrer discusses <B>new</B> research into <B>hurricane</B>s that may help explain <B>Katrina</B>'s devastating impact.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html>http://pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html</A>">NOVA scienceNOW: Hurricanes</a> - NOVA | scienceNOW | Hurricanes | PBS</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/28/national/29katrinacnd.html" title="." ''<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/28/national/29katrinacnd.html>http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/28/national/29katrinacnd.html</A>">Mandatory Evacuation Ordered for New Orleans as Storm Nears</a> - The New York Times > Log In</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561314,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, which struck America's Gulf coast on Monday, and the subsequent flooding of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, is believed by officials to have taken thousands of lives.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>It was also reported last night that the musician and <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> resident Fats Domino, 77, was missing following the <B>hurricane</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Thousands of people wait for coaches to take them out of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561314,00.html>http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561314,00.html</A>">Mayor issues SOS as chaos tightens its grip</a> - Mayor issues SOS as chaos tightens its grip | World news | The Guardian</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561909,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>In July 2004, more than 40 federal, state, local and volunteer organisations carried out a five-day simulation, code-named <B>Hurricane</B> Pam, during which they had to deal with an imaginary storm that destroyed more than half a million buildings in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and forced the evacuation of a million residents.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Nancy Lessin, of Military Families Speak Out, whose daughter is in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, said: "The numbers we have are that there are 11,000 National Guard personnel from Louisiana of whom about 3,000 are in Iraq with most of the heavy equipment.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The authorities in the Louisiana state capital are increasingly at loggerheads with federal disaster relief officials over what to do with the thousands of people still trapped in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561909,00.html>http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1561909,00.html</A>">Why did help take so long to arrive?</a> - Why did help take so long to arrive? | World news | The Guardian</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.alternet.org/story/25041" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>It also appears that the Bush administration's decision to undercut the authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a once-independent unit of government, by subsuming it into the Department of Homeland Security -- with its over-emphasis on the threat from international terrorism -- limited FEMA's ability to better prepare for the long-predicted scenario of disastrous flooding resulting from a major <B>hurricane</B> striking <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>As it is beginning to appear that the death toll in southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi from <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> may surpass that of 9/11, once again questions are being raised regarding the Bush administration's distorted views as to what constitutes national security.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Much of the criticism thus far has focused on the failure of authorities to evacuate the tens of thousands of low-income residents in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> who lacked the means to leave for higher ground inland and the slowness and inefficiency of the federal response following the rupture of the levees protecting the city, much of which lies below sea level.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.alternet.org/story/25041>http://www.alternet.org/story/25041</A>">A Hurricane of Consequences</a> - A Hurricane of Consequences | | AlterNet</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>33</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/06/katrina.impact/index.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B>, Louisiana (CNN) -- <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' mayor ordered law enforcement agencies Tuesday night to remove everyone from the city who is not involved in cleaning up after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, whether they want to go or not.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Can you understand people being reluctant to leave <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> despite the disaster?</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Many residents have refused to leave <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> despite a mandatory evacuation and warnings from government officials that staying in the flooded city represents a health risk.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/06/katrina.impact/index.html>http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/06/katrina.impact/index.html</A>">New Orleans will force evacuations</a> - CNN.com - New Orleans will force evacuations - Sep 6, 2005</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/09/07/MTFH64451_2005-09-07_18-34-52_YUE762791.html" title=". The deaths appear to have been caused by the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, of the<br><br><A HREF=http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/09/07/MTFH64451_2005-09-07_18-34-52_YUE762791.html>http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/09/07/MTFH64451_2005-09-07_18-34-52_YUE762791.html</A>">The latest on Katrina's aftermath</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>32</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10343934" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>It's been six days and five nights of lawlessness since <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> hit.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Mr Gourlie, in his first year with the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> Police Department, committed to stay until buses arrive to take 20,000 stranded people from the nearby Morial Convention Center.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Mr Gourlie returned after getting his American wife Jennifer out of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10343934>http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10343934</A>">Kiwi cop one of six remaining in Katrina aftermath</a> - Kiwi cop one of six remaining in Katrina aftermath - National - NZ Herald News</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4214746.stm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Student Michelle Andrews, 20, said she had been sheltering on the 17th floor of a <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> hotel when <B>Katrina</B> hit.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Radio Merseyside presenter Mike Brocken, from Chester, was on holiday in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> with his wife and teenage daughter when the <B>hurricane</B> hit.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The rubbish-strewn Superdome Britons returning from <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> have described the horrifying conditions there.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4214746.stm>http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4214746.stm</A>">Britons describe hurricane ordeal</a> - BBC NEWS | UK | Britons describe hurricane ordeal</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>100%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/29/national/nationalspecial/29crime.html?ei=5090&en=1ba20914f5888e10&ex=1285646400&adxnnl=1&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1127998837-dUb23oxvthQ0MrMgl9neEg&pagewanted=print" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>In the days after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, terror from crimes seen and unseen, real and rumored, gripped <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Looting began at the moment the storm passed over <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, and it ranged from base thievery to foraging for the necessities of life.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Louis Cataldie, the state's medical incident commander for <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> victims, said that only six or seven deaths appear to have been the result of homicides.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/29/national/nationalspecial/29crime.html?ei=5090&en=1ba20914f5888e10&ex=1285646400&adxnnl=1&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1127998837-dUb23oxvthQ0MrMgl9neEg&pagewanted=print>http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/29/national/nationalspecial/29crime.html?ei=5090&en=1ba20914f5888e10&ex=1285646400&adxnnl=1&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1127998837-dUb23oxvthQ0MrMgl9neEg&pagewanted=print</A>">Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans</a> - Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>99%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nola.com/search/index.ssf?/base/news-4/1125213007249320.xml?nola" title="In a live <B>new</B>s conference, Mayor Nagin predicted that "the storm surge most likely will topple our levee system," and warned that oil production in the Gulf of Mexico would be shut down.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nola.com/search/index.ssf?/base/news-4/1125213007249320.xml?nola>http://www.nola.com/search/index.ssf?/base/news-4/1125213007249320.xml?nola</A>">Katrina Takes Aim</a> - NOLA.com: We've Moved!</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>99%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_Times-Picayune/archives/print075816.html" title="commandeering buses from school districts across Louisiana, and those buses helped over 15,000 leave the Superdome area. It was announced by<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_Times-Picayune/archives/print075816.html>http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_Times-Picayune/archives/print075816.html</A>">School buses used to evacuate</a> - NOLA.com's Printer-Friendly Page</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>32</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>88%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/02/katrina.response" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B>, Louisiana (CNN) -- Diverging views of a crumbling <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> emerged Thursday, with statements by some federal officials in contradiction with grittier, more desperate views from the streets.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>CNN.com - The big disconnect on <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> - Sep 2, 2005</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Brown: Considering the dire circumstances that we have in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, virtually a city that has been destroyed, things are going relatively well.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/02/katrina.response>http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/02/katrina.response</A>">The big disconnect on New Orleans</a> - CNN.com - The big disconnect on New Orleans - Sep 2, 2005</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>42</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>86%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.ou812videos.com/media/katrina.wmv" title="<A HREF=http://www.ou812videos.com/media/katrina.wmv>http://www.ou812videos.com/media/katrina.wmv</A>">Video, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>31</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3344347.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>But in an interview published July 18 in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> City Business, Jefferson Parish <B>hurricane</B> planner Walter Maestri insisted <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> needed to do much more for those who didn't have cars.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Cancer patient Earl Robicheaux, his immune system depleted by radical chemotherapy, lay in a hospital bed as <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> bore down on <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Now, <B>hurricane</B> evacuation experts around the country are asking why <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> failed to prepare for the flood scenario from a Category 4 or 5 <B>hurricane</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3344347.html>http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3344347.html</A>">City had evacuation plan but strayed from strategy</a> - New Orleans strayed from evacuation plan | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>33</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/28/hurricane.katrina" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B>, Louisiana (CNN) -- <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> braced for a catastrophic blow from <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> overnight, as forecasters predicted the Category 5 storm could drive a wall of water over the city's levees.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> warnings are posted from Morgan City, Louisiana, eastward to the Alabama-Florida state line, including <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and Lake Pontchartrain.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Those were the Labor Day <B>hurricane</B> of 1935, 1969's <B>Hurricane</B> Camille and <B>Hurricane</B> Andrew, which devastated the Miami area in 1992.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/28/hurricane.katrina>http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/28/hurricane.katrina</A>">New Orleans braces for monster hurricane</a> - CNN.com - New Orleans braces for monster hurricane - Aug 28, 2005</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>28</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4307972.stm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>When the walls of the 17th Street Canal failed, the water slammed into the streets below Even now, one month after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> hit, water is still flowing through the breach in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' 17th Street Canal levee despite the pile of three-ton sandbags used to plug the gap.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The Corps already has 3,200 personnel repairing <B>hurricane</B> damage across Louisiana and Mississippi, 70 of whom are in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> itself working in partnership with local levee boards and contractors.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>But it is indicative of the huge challenge facing the US Army Corps of Engineers, the group tasked with fixing <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> levees and getting the city dry once more.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4307972.stm>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4307972.stm</A>">Fixing New Orleans' thin grey line</a> - BBC NEWS | Americas | Fixing New Orleans' thin grey line</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>31</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec05/katrina_8-29.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>I'm not sure that there are any out there yet, but it certainly wasn't the storm that destroyed <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, downtown <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> as I walked through today.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>I'm in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and it's hard enough getting information out of -- in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> itself given how difficult it is to get around.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> smashed into the Gulf Coast Monday, bringing damaging winds and torrential rain.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec05/katrina_8-29.html>http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec05/katrina_8-29.html</A>">Hurricane Damages Gulf Coast</a> - Online NewsHour: Hurricane Katrina Sweeps Across Gulf Coast -- August 29, 2005</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>29</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.bayoubuzz.com" title=".''<br><br><A HREF=http://www.bayoubuzz.com>http://www.bayoubuzz.com</A>">Bayou Buzz</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>30</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>84%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/08/AR2005090802089.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>After holding out for 10 days, Guidos and her friends were finally leaving <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and heading to high ground.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> brought unprecedented destruction to the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>As the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/08/AR2005090802089.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/08/AR2005090802089.html</A>">Troops Escalate Urgency of Evacuation</a> - Troops Escalate Urgency of Evacuation</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>28</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>83%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.gpoaccess.gov/katrinareport/fullreport.pdf" title="<A HREF=http://www.gpoaccess.gov/katrinareport/fullreport.pdf>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/katrinareport/fullreport.pdf</A>">A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>27</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>82%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,1194016,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> was a disaster site before <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>At that rate, not only would <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> have once again ranked as deadlier than <B>New</B> York City or Los Angeles, but it would also have been so much more violent that it really belonged in another country altogether.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> sundered what no man could, sending the criminals fleeing in all directions.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,1194016,00.html>http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,1194016,00.html</A>">What Happened to the Gangs of New Orleans?</a> - The Gangs of New Orleans - TIME</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>34</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>79%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2006/0306gerharzhong.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>At least two days before <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> smacked into <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, the DOC offered OPP assistance in evacuating the prison, according to a DOC spokesperson.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>When the levees broke in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, floodwaters flowed into <B>Orleans</B> Parish Prison (known to locals as "OPP").</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> attorney and activist Phyllis Mann describes who was in OPP at the time of the <B>hurricane</B>:</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2006/0306gerharzhong.html>http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2006/0306gerharzhong.html</A>">Orleans Parish Prison Before and After Katrina</a> - Down by Law | Dollars & Sense</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>33</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>74%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/cek.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>With a social service infrastructure that's as frayed as anything else in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> these days, reaching and serving victims of some of society's worst crimes is a daunting challenge.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>United States: additional reports of rape after <B>hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>But rapes did occur in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> during the civil breakdown after the levee flooding of the city."</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/cek.html>http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/cek.html</A>">Sexual Assault During and After Hurricane Katrina 2005</a> - Hurricane Katrina - Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>23</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>73%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/14/AR2005091402655.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> For five eternal-seeming days, as many as 20,000 people, most of them black, waited to be rescued, not just from the floodwaters of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> but from the nightmarish place where they had sought refuge.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> brought unprecedented destruction to the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>As the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/14/AR2005091402655.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/14/AR2005091402655.html</A>">It Was as if All of Us Were Already Pronounced Dead</a> - 'It Was as if All of Us Were Already Pronounced Dead'</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>29</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>71%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0542,essay,68916,6.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Notes of an emotional carpetbagger: A Northerner goes to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> to re-create himself</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>I went to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> to be saved.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>When I saw <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> fall apart it was my chance to join a cause that was undeniably good.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0542,essay,68916,6.html>http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0542,essay,68916,6.html</A>">Village Voice essay on the flood</a> - New York News - Muddy Waters - page 1</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>22</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>70%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.officer.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=15&id=25779" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Riley confirmed that two <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> police officers had committed suicide since <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> devastated the area.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> evacuees were being transported out of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.officer.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=15&id=25779>http://www.officer.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=15&id=25779</A>">New Orleans' Thin Blue Line Stretched to Breaking Point</a> - New Orleans' Thin Blue Line Stretched to Breaking Point: Special Coverage: Hurricane Katrina at Officer.com</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>25</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>70%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1126428206.html" title="<B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' Louis Armstrong Airport will reopen to commercial traffic on September 13, nearly two weeks after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> shut down the city, an airport official said on Saturday.<br><br><A HREF=http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1126428206.html>http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1126428206.html</A>">New Orleans Airport To Reopen This Week</a> - New Orleans Airport To Reopen This Week</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>25</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>69%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.airwise.com" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>The <B>new</B> alliance between United Airlines and Continental Airlines is pressuring rivals to forge partnerships that could result in capacity cuts on crowded international routes, the head of British Airways' US operations said.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Air France-KLM on Friday rejected a report that predicted it would run low on cash next year and face bigger losses if air traffic did not pick up and oil prices reached <B>new</B> highs.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Iberia's <B>new</B> chairman, Antonio Vazquez, has bought 500,000 Iberia shares in recent days at 1.55 euros per share, according to data published by stock market commission CNMV on Friday.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://news.airwise.com>http://news.airwise.com</A>">Airwise</a> - Airline, Airport and Aviation Industry News</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>17</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cadenhead.org/workbench/news/2748/police-trapped-thousands-new-orleans" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>While Metarie & Slidell may fear <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, Gretna hates it (probably because it's closest to the heart of black <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>).</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Acess to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> is controlled by the National Guard and local authorities and while we are in constant contact with them, we simply cannot enter <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> against their orders.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Anyway, the biggest "racists" to come to light in the wake of <B>Katrina</B> are the predominantly African-American leaders of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, followed by the mostly white leaders of LA.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cadenhead.org/workbench/news/2748/police-trapped-thousands-new-orleans>http://www.cadenhead.org/workbench/news/2748/police-trapped-thousands-new-orleans</A>">Police Trapped Thousands in New Orleans | Workbench</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>17</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.saveourwetlands.org/blockbridge.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>What happened after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> is a different story.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The people of Gretna and Tarrytown, places I visited in 1977 during my heartbreaking discovery that the CIA was bringing drugs into this country, could and should have done better as thousands of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> refuges started streaming across the Mississippi into these relatively unscathed communities.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Given the current state of affairs in Louisiana, one hopes that the understanding of the Pelican as a symbol shall point the way towards a <B>new</B> consciousness of ourselves as a whole, and lead us to face our futures with strength, grace, wisdom and faith, to learn from our mistakes and carry our successes and zest for living to future generations.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.saveourwetlands.org/blockbridge.html>http://www.saveourwetlands.org/blockbridge.html</A>">Blocking the Gretna Bridge, Racism & Resource Scarcity May Be Siamese Twins in a Post-Petroleum World</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>17</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://justoneminute.typepad.com/main/2005/09/recapping_gretn.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>In the story as told by two San Francisco paramedics visiting <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> for a convention and picked up by the UPI and the San Francisco Chronicle, racist suburban cops blocked the bridge and prevented them from leaving <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>:</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Mark Morgan, a member of the Jefferson Parish School Board in Louisiana, fled to Memphis from the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> area with more than a dozen relatives when <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> struck the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Gretna, a working class community connected to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> by a bridge across the Mississippi, briefly caught the attention of the media and blogosphere last week.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://justoneminute.typepad.com/main/2005/09/recapping_gretn.html>http://justoneminute.typepad.com/main/2005/09/recapping_gretn.html</A>">JustOneMinute: Recapping Gretna</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>19</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.levees.org" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Help us make sure <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and America get the safe levees we deserve.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Louisiana and the nation deserve an independent analysis of the flood protection failures during <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The flooding of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and nearby St.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.levees.org>http://www.levees.org</A>">Levees.Org (non profit in New Orleans)</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>13</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/05/AR2007020501233.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Sandy Rosenthal address a <B>new</B>s conference with other residents calling for Congress to set up an independent, bipartisan panel similar to the 911 Commission to investigate what caused levees to fail during <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> in the Lower 9th Ward in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> Monday Feb.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Much of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' present-day levee system was built after <B>Hurricane</B> Betsy flooded the city in 1965.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> -- A group of residents called Monday for Congress to set up an independent, bipartisan panel similar to the Sept.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/05/AR2007020501233.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/05/AR2007020501233.html</A>">"Group Wants 9-11-Style Panel on Levees"</a> - Group Wants 9-11-Style Panel on Levees - washingtonpost.com</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>13</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/01/us/01cnd-corps.html?ex=1182052800&en=93ef872cf24431bc&ei=5070" title="<A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/01/us/01cnd-corps.html?ex=1182052800&en=93ef872cf24431bc&ei=5070>http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/01/us/01cnd-corps.html?ex=1182052800&en=93ef872cf24431bc&ei=5070</A>">"Army Corps Admits Flaws in New Orleans Levees"</a> - The New York Times > Log In</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>13</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://understandingkatrina.ssrc.org/Fussell" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>These same principles operated in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> before and after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> struck.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The world watched helplessly as thousands of <B>New</B> Orleanians were caught in the wake of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Social networks not only shaped whether people evacuated before or after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> struck and therefore how they evacuated, they also will continue to shape how displaced <B>New</B> Orleanians reconstruct their lives.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://understandingkatrina.ssrc.org/Fussell>http://understandingkatrina.ssrc.org/Fussell</A>">Leaving New Orleans: Social Stratification, Networks, and Hurricane Evacuation</a> - Leaving New Orleans: Social Stratification, Networks, and Hurricane Evacuation</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>13</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/20060601_ARMYCORPS_SUMM.pdf" title=", the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers admitted that faulty design specifications, incomplete sections and substandard construction of levee segments, contributed to the damage done to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> by <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/20060601_ARMYCORPS_SUMM.pdf>http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/20060601_ARMYCORPS_SUMM.pdf</A>">"Performance Evaluation of the New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Hurricane Protection System"</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.asce.org/static/hurricane/whitehouse.cfm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>ERP Report Now Available Released June 4, the report The <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> <B>Hurricane</B> Protection System: What Went Wrong and Why focuses on the direct physical causes and contributing factors to the <B>hurricane</B> protection system failures during <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Army Corps of Engineers, the IPET's mission is to obtain the facts by collecting, analyzing, testing and modeling data and information on the performance of the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> <B>hurricane</B> protection system during <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Review Panel Urges Completion of Risk Assessment After more than a year of extensive independent review, ASCE's External Review Panel expressed overall satisfact ion with the technical competency and findings of the draft final version of the United States Army Corps of Engineers Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force's (IPET) report on the performance of the N ew <B>Orleans</B> <B>hurricane</B> protection system during <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.asce.org/static/hurricane/whitehouse.cfm>http://www.asce.org/static/hurricane/whitehouse.cfm</A>">External Review of IPET New Orleans Analysis Notes Progress, Yet Risks Remain</a> - American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>14</B> times."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://eng.auburn.edu/admin/marketing/seminars/2007/l-roth.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Much of the destruction from <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> was caused not by the storm itself, but by a series of engineering and engineering-related policy failures.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The lessons learned from <B>Katrina</B> go beyond the issues of levees in Southeast Louisiana.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://eng.auburn.edu/admin/marketing/seminars/2007/l-roth.html>http://eng.auburn.edu/admin/marketing/seminars/2007/l-roth.html</A>">The New Orleans Levees: The Worst Engineering Catastrophe in US History - What Went Wrong and Why</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>17</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.prospect.org/web/page.ww?section=root&name=ViewWeb&articleId=9754" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>A direct hit from a powerful <B>hurricane</B> on <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> could furnish perhaps the largest natural catastrophe ever experienced on U.S.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> already boasts some of the most powerful <B>hurricane</B> defenses in the world, yet the city will have to greatly amplify their strength.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Joseph Suhayda, a retired engineer and <B>hurricane</B> expert from Louisiana State University, has seriously proposed creating "community havens" by erecting massive concrete walls down the middle of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.prospect.org/web/page.ww?section=root&name=ViewWeb&articleId=9754>http://www.prospect.org/web/page.ww?section=root&name=ViewWeb&articleId=9754</A>">Thinking Big About Hurricanes</a> - Article | The American Prospect</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>17</B> times over <B>a 2 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/1282151.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>The surge of a Category 5 storm could put <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> under 18 ft.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>They don't bury the dead in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The reason water rushes into graves is because <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> sits atop a delta made of unconsolidated material that has washed down the Mississippi River.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/1282151.html>http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/1282151.html</A>">New Orleans is Sinking</a> - New Orleans Is Sinking - Popular Mechanics</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.sptimes.com/2005/08/30/State/For_forecasting_chief.shtml" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Friday, more than two days before <B>Katrina</B> reached land, the <B>hurricane</B> specialists said the <B>hurricane</B> would make landfall in the bayous of Louisiana, east of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>On Saturday night, Mayfield was so worried about <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> that he called the governors of Louisiana and Mississippi and the mayor of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>MIAMI - About an hour after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> made landfall, forecasters at the National <B>Hurricane</B> Center were running on adrenaline and sugar.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.sptimes.com/2005/08/30/State/For_forecasting_chief.shtml>http://www.sptimes.com/2005/08/30/State/For_forecasting_chief.shtml</A>">For forecasting chief, no joy in being right</a> - State: For forecasting chief, no joy in being right</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5" title="- 2004 article published in<br><br><A HREF=http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5>http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5</A>">National Geographic: Gone With the Water</a> - National Geographic Magazine</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/TCR-AL122005_Katrina.pdf" title="made<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/TCR-AL122005_Katrina.pdf>http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/TCR-AL122005_Katrina.pdf</A>">Tropical Cyclone Report: Hurricane Katrina</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>14</B> times over <B>a 1 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3387278.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> - The system of levees and concrete walls that was supposed to protect the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> area from flooding was breached in dozens of places, investigators said Friday, a finding that indicates that the failures were far more widespread than originally thought.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Report cites design flaws in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' levees</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Corps rushes to shore up <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' levees</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3387278.html>http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3387278.html</A>">Shifting ground led to floodwall failure, investigators say</a> - Shifting ground led to floodwall failure, investigators say | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>14</B> times over <B>a 1 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/23/AR2005102301200.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Experts now believe that <B>Katrina</B> was no stronger than a Category 3 storm when it roared into <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, and Congress had directed the Corps to protect the city from just such a <B>hurricane</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The independent investigations have pointed to two failures in the infrastructure maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers that were critical factors in the destruction <B>Katrina</B> wrought in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> -- Within a space of 15 hours on Aug.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/23/AR2005102301200.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/23/AR2005102301200.html</A>">Investigators Link Levee Failures to Design Flaws</a> - Investigators Link Levee Failures to Design Flaws</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>16</B> times over <B>a 1 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=00060286-CB58-1315-8B5883414B7F0000" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>A major <B>hurricane</B> could swamp <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> under 20 feet of water, killing thousands.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>If a big, slow-moving <B>hurricane</B> crossed the Gulf of Mexico on the right track, it would drive a sea surge that would drown <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> under 20 feet of water.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> is a disaster waiting to happen.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=00060286-CB58-1315-8B5883414B7F0000>http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=00060286-CB58-1315-8B5883414B7F0000</A>">Drowning New Orleans</a> - Drowning New Orleans: Scientific American</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>16</B> times over <B>a 1 year</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.hurricane.lsu.edu/_in_the_news/houston.htm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>If an Allison-type storm were to strike <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, or a Category 3 storm or greater with at least 111 mph winds, the results would be cataclysmic, <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> planners said.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> <B>hurricane</B> scenario may be the deadliest of all.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>So vulnerable, in fact, that earlier this year the Federal Emergency Management Agency ranked the potential damage to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> as among the three likeliest, most castastrophic disasters facing this country.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.hurricane.lsu.edu/_in_the_news/houston.htm>http://www.hurricane.lsu.edu/_in_the_news/houston.htm</A>">Keeping its head above water: New Orleans faces doomsday scenario</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.wwltv.com/local/stories/WWL082905trapped.6dc737a.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Nagin made the announcement in his first press briefing after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> slammed just east of the city, but did plenty of devastation to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Evidence still stored in basement of Clerk of Courts despite <B>Katrina</B> flooding</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.wwltv.com/local/stories/WWL082905trapped.6dc737a.html>http://www.wwltv.com/local/stories/WWL082905trapped.6dc737a.html</A>">News for New Orleans, Louisiana | Local News | News and Weather for New Orleans | wwltv.com</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.wwltv.com" title="Who would do a better job of protecting the state's coastline and <B>hurricane</B> protection?<br><br><A HREF=http://www.wwltv.com>http://www.wwltv.com</A>">News, Weather and Sports for New Orleans | News and Weather for New Orleans | wwltv.com</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/30/katrina/index.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B>, Louisiana (CNN) -- <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> resembled a war zone more than a modern American metropolis Tuesday, as Gulf Coast communities struggled to deal with the devastating aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Nearly all of the parishes in the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> area -- <B>Orleans</B>, St.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Deteriorating conditions in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> will force authorities to evacuate the thousands of people at city shelters, including the Louisiana Superdome, where a policeman told CNN unrest was escalating.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/30/katrina/index.html>http://www.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/08/30/katrina/index.html</A>">CNN.com - New Orleans shelters to be evacuated - Aug 31, 2005</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nola.com/hurricane/popup/nolalevees_jpg.html" title="from Nola.com<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nola.com/hurricane/popup/nolalevees_jpg.html>http://www.nola.com/hurricane/popup/nolalevees_jpg.html</A>">Levee info</a> - Full-sized JPG of Revisiting Georges graphic</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Our January 2005 segment on <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' risk from <B>hurricane</B>s proved prescient, as this update reveals.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Predicting a <B>hurricane</B>'s intensity is notoriously difficult, but <B>new</B> tools may make it easier.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Jonah Lehrer discusses <B>new</B> research into <B>hurricane</B>s that may help explain <B>Katrina</B>'s devastating impact.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html>http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/02.html</A>">NOVA scienceNOW: New Orleans' unique vulnerability to hurricanes</a> - NOVA | scienceNOW | Hurricanes | PBS</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.wwl.com/messageboard/default.asp" title="<A HREF=http://www.wwl.com/messageboard/default.asp>http://www.wwl.com/messageboard/default.asp</A>">WWL 870AM List</a> - Error: 404 Page Not Found</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A//www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema%3Fid%3D13051&ei=k1oaQ974BJXA-QGq3dSqCw" title=") correctly predicted many of the calamities that actually occurred with <B>Katrina</B><br><br><A HREF=http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A//www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema%3Fid%3D13051&ei=k1oaQ974BJXA-QGq3dSqCw>http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A//www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema%3Fid%3D13051&ei=k1oaQ974BJXA-QGq3dSqCw</A>">Redirect Notice</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.com.com/Experts+New+Orleans+disaster+was+predicted/2100-1008_3-5846233.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>The story "Experts: <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> disaster was predicted" published September 2, 2005 at 12:50 PM is no longer available on CNET <B>New</B>s.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> victims tell it best September 1, 2005</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Category 3 <B>hurricane</B> and couldn't handle the ferocious winds</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://news.com.com/Experts+New+Orleans+disaster+was+predicted/2100-1008_3-5846233.html>http://news.com.com/Experts+New+Orleans+disaster+was+predicted/2100-1008_3-5846233.html</A>">Experts: New Orleans disaster was predicted - CNET News</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1700331,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> has devastated large parts of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and the adjacent Gulf coast region.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>After initial hesitation, US officials on Sunday handed their German counterparts a "wish list" of emergency aid such as logistics experts, water purification plants and medical help for victims of <B>hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>German food packages arrived in the US Saturday to help victims of <B>hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> as a fact-finding team from the country's federal disaster relief organization prepared to head to the affected region.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1700331,00.html>http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,1564,1700331,00.html</A>">US Accepts German Help After Katrina | Europe | Deutsche Welle | 04.09.2005</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/31/AR2005083102758_pf.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Even then, there may be nothing normal about <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, because the floodwater, spiked with tons of contaminants ranging from heavy metals and hydrocarbons to industrial waste, human feces and the decayed remains of humans and animals, will linger nearby in the Gulf of Mexico for a decade.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Kaufman, a senior policy analyst at the Environmental Protection Agency, said of the toxic stew that contaminates <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Kaufman and other experts from around the country agreed yesterday that there will be no quick fix for <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/31/AR2005083102758_pf.html>http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/31/AR2005083102758_pf.html</A>">Extraordinary Problems, Difficult Solutions</a> - Extraordinary Problems, Difficult Solutions</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5" title="<A HREF=http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5>http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0410/feature5</A>">National Geographic Magazine</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://katrinalist.net" title="database, for tracking or searching for refugees (and its associated<br><br><A HREF=http://katrinalist.net>http://katrinalist.net</A>">Katrina List</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://katrinahelp.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page" title="<A HREF=http://katrinahelp.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page>http://katrinahelp.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page</A>">wiki</a> - Index.php/Main Page - Hurricane Info Wiki</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/national/2005_HURRICANEKATRINA_GRAPHIC/index.html" title=": <B>New</B> York Times interactive maps of the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' area.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/national/2005_HURRICANEKATRINA_GRAPHIC/index.html>http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/national/2005_HURRICANEKATRINA_GRAPHIC/index.html</A>">Draining New Orleans</a> - Maps: The Impact of Hurricane Katrina - New York Times</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate2" title="and later<br><br><A HREF=http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate2>http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate2</A>">Yahoo</a> - American Red Cross</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.can-tf1.org" title="were flown to<br><br><A HREF=http://www.can-tf1.org>http://www.can-tf1.org</A>">Urban Search & Rescue Team</a> - CAN-TF1 Main Page</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.wwl.com/Article.asp?id=114098&spid=5460" title="<A HREF=http://www.wwl.com/Article.asp?id=114098&spid=5460>http://www.wwl.com/Article.asp?id=114098&spid=5460</A>">Windows Media Streaming Audio</a> - Error: 404 Page Not Found</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://google.com" title="and later<br><br><A HREF=http://google.com>http://google.com</A>">Google</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1562517,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>British families trapped in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> last night claimed that US authorities had refused to evacuate them as <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> approached the city.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Gerrard Scott, 35, spoke to his brother Peter from the Ramada Hotel in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> where he has been stranded without assistance with wife, Sandra, 38, and seven-year-old son Ronan for the past six days.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Pope promotes pastor who said <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> was 'God's punishment for homosexuality'</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1562517,00.html>http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1562517,00.html</A>">You're on your own, Britain's victims told | World news | The Observer</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.snopes.com/photos/katrina/looters.asp" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>The onslaught of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> in the Gulf Coast in late August 2005 brought the phenomenon of looting into the national spotlight once again, including the two <B>new</B> service photographs shown above, both of which were carried by Yahoo!</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Claim: Photograph captions describe a black man "looting" and a white couple "finding" supplies in the wake of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B>s and other Internet <B>new</B>s outlets and showed persons wading through chest-deep water in the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> area with supplies taken from grocery stores.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.snopes.com/photos/katrina/looters.asp>http://www.snopes.com/photos/katrina/looters.asp</A>">article</a> - snopes.com: Loot Loops</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/page/photostatement" title="regarding the issue. AFP later requested that their picture be removed from major client databases, and Yahoo's link to the photo has since disappeared.<br><br><A HREF=http://news.yahoo.com/page/photostatement>http://news.yahoo.com/page/photostatement</A>">press statement</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001054586" title="magazine.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001054586>http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001054586</A>">Editor and Publisher</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.zebrality.com/media/2005/aaron_broussard.mov" title="<A HREF=http://www.zebrality.com/media/2005/aaron_broussard.mov>http://www.zebrality.com/media/2005/aaron_broussard.mov</A>">Video of Broussard's ''Meet The Press'' interview</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9179790" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>With us, in 2001, he wrote "Drowning <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>," Mark Fischetti, the head of the National Urban League and former mayor of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, Marc Morial.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>RUSSERT: How fitting in the wake of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> that one of the top contenders may be a woman from <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> will go down in history as one of the worst storms ever to hit an American coast, but the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> will go down as one of the worst abandonments of Americans on American soil ever in U.S.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9179790>http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9179790</A>">Transcript for September 4 - Meet the Press- msnbc.com</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2005/US/09/04/katrina.world.aid" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>China offered $5 million in aid for victims of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Authorities have prepared two military transport planes to fly amphibious vessels, pumps, generators, tents and personnel to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, Louisiana, and other areas.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>It also will send a frigate from Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> shortly to provide emergency assistance, the Dutch government said.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://edition.cnn.com/2005/US/09/04/katrina.world.aid>http://edition.cnn.com/2005/US/09/04/katrina.world.aid</A>">CNN.com - U.S. receives aid offers from around the world - Sep 4, 2005</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/HurricaneKatrina/story?id=1094262&page=1" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Americans are broadly critical of government preparedness in the <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> disaster -- but far fewer take George W.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>That compares poorly with Bush's 91 percent approval rating for his performance in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but it's far from the broad discontent expressed by critics of the initial days of the <B>hurricane</B> response.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://abcnews.go.com/US/HurricaneKatrina/story?id=1094262&page=1>http://abcnews.go.com/US/HurricaneKatrina/story?id=1094262&page=1</A>">Poll: Bush Not Taking Brunt of Katrina Criticism - ABC News</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.fraise.net/Nagin%20interview%20-%20transcript.txt" title="<A HREF=http://www.fraise.net/Nagin%20interview%20-%20transcript.txt>http://www.fraise.net/Nagin%20interview%20-%20transcript.txt</A>">Complete Transcript</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/05/clinton.katrina/index.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) -- Former President Bill Clinton on Monday said the government "failed" the thousands of people who lived in coastal communities devastated by <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, and said a federal investigation was warranted in due time.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Clinton is just the latest in a long line of critics who have blasted the federal government for not moving fast enough to help people in the immediate aftermath of <B>Katrina</B>, which slammed into the Gulf Coast one week ago as a Category 4 <B>hurricane</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Do you agree with former President Clinton that government "failed" the people in the aftermath of <B>Katrina</B>?</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/05/clinton.katrina/index.html>http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/05/clinton.katrina/index.html</A>">CNN.com - Clinton: Government 'failed' people - Sep 5, 2005</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://today.reuters.com/business/newsarticle.aspx?type=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nN04639018&imageid=2005-09-05T215039Z_01_NOS304_RTRIDSP_2_KATRINA.jpg&cap=Bao%20Nguyen,%2054,%20explains%20the%20damage%20done%20to%20his%20home%20in%20Metairie,%20a%20suburb%20of%20New%20Orleans,%20September%205,%202005.%20On%20Monday,%20residents%20were%20allowed%20back%20to%20their%20homes%20for%20the%20first%20time%20since%20Hurricane%20Katrina%20struck.%20REUTERS/Shannon%20Stapleton" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Verizon says it will limit <B>new</B> handset deals</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Details: Function: Origination officer responsible for marketing, structuring receivable finance and other structured trade transactions for their clients in the US and Canada Objectives: Generate <B>new</B> business income according...</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://today.reuters.com/business/newsarticle.aspx?type=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nN04639018&imageid=2005-09-05T215039Z_01_NOS304_RTRIDSP_2_KATRINA.jpg&cap=Bao%20Nguyen,%2054,%20explains%20the%20damage%20done%20to%20his%20home%20in%20Metairie,%20a%20suburb%20of%20New%20Orleans,%20September%205,%202005.%20On%20Monday,%20residents%20were%20allowed%20back%20to%20their%20homes%20for%20the%20first%20time%20since%20Hurricane%20Katrina%20struck.%20REUTERS/Shannon%20Stapleton>http://today.reuters.com/business/newsarticle.aspx?type=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nN04639018&imageid=2005-09-05T215039Z_01_NOS304_RTRIDSP_2_KATRINA.jpg&cap=Bao%20Nguyen,%2054,%20explains%20the%20damage%20done%20to%20his%20home%20in%20Metairie,%20a%20suburb%20of%20New%20Orleans,%20September%205,%202005.%20On%20Monday,%20residents%20were%20allowed%20back%20to%20their%20homes%20for%20the%20first%20time%20since%20Hurricane%20Katrina%20struck.%20REUTERS/Shannon%20Stapleton</A>">Reuters.com - World News, Financial News, Breaking US & International News</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=ajDuXYPGm9_Y&refer=top_world_news" title="<A HREF=http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=ajDuXYPGm9_Y&refer=top_world_news>http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=ajDuXYPGm9_Y&refer=top_world_news</A>">Bloomberg.com</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=17204" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>And to point out the obvious, since the government has ordered everyone out of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> because most of the houses are going to end up under water...</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>I wrote the caption saying "A young boy with two armloads of t-shirts awaits a man leaving a convenience store on Rampart Street on the fringe of the French Quarter of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> ." I didn't know what the situation was and to tell the truth the reporter and I had just been warned we were in very dangerous section of town (even before the storm) and we hadn't seen a cop in over 10 blocks.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>AP via Yahoo reporting on the Times-Picayune reports that all the guns at the "giant <B>new</B> Wal-mart" were taken during 'finding' or 'looting.'</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=17204>http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=17204</A>">SportsShooter</a> - SportsShooter.com - Finding vs. Looting (word choice in AP caption)</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/09/07/news/relief.php" title="<A HREF=http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/09/07/news/relief.php>http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/09/07/news/relief.php</A>">The New York Times > Log In</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.boingboing.net/2005/09/08/katrina_kanye_remixe.html" title="The internets have had their way with Kanye West's <B>new</B> single "Gold Digger." An ass-kicking protest remix is now online at FWMJ -- it features Kanye's infamous "George Bush doesn't care are about black people" quote, and skewers the Bush administration's response to <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.boingboing.net/2005/09/08/katrina_kanye_remixe.html>http://www.boingboing.net/2005/09/08/katrina_kanye_remixe.html</A>">Boing Boing: Katrina: Kanye remixed, "George Bush Don't Like Black People"</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://aaronfreeman.com/heroes.html" title="<A HREF=http://aaronfreeman.com/heroes.html>http://aaronfreeman.com/heroes.html</A>">Heroes of the Flood</a> - Heroes of the Flood</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.example.com" title="<A HREF=http://www.example.com>http://www.example.com</A>">link title</a> - Example Web Page</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.newschannel6.tv/news/default.asp?mode=shownews&id=8601" title=", but did not specifically request the use of the regular military. The Louisiana National Guard remained under her control.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.newschannel6.tv/news/default.asp?mode=shownews&id=8601>http://www.newschannel6.tv/news/default.asp?mode=shownews&id=8601</A>">Good News - NewsChannel 6 Home</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.newkerala.com/newsdaily.php?action=fullnews&id=22134" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>New</B> research to focus on how to stop harmful oral bacteria in their path</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Novel discovery may pave way for <B>new</B> muscular dystrophy therapies</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> technologies essential to make conversion of biomass to biofuels more cost-effective</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.newkerala.com/newsdaily.php?action=fullnews&id=22134>http://www.newkerala.com/newsdaily.php?action=fullnews&id=22134</A>">New Kerala Dot Com, India</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/pep-red-8x11.jpg" align="bottom" title="We marked this link as controversial because it was removed and readded from Wikipedia <B>13</B> times over <B>a 7 month</B> period."><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46269" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> Mayor Ray Nagin is defending his actions in connection with <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, as he was grilled yesterday about why hundreds of public buses were not used to evacuate the city in advance of the devastating storm.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Oil slick emerges from hundreds of flooded buses never used to evacuate <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> residents from <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B></TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Mayor, if you read the city of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' comprehensive emergency plan-- and I've read it and I'll show it to you and our viewers--it says very clearly, "Conduct of an actual evacuation will be the responsibility of the mayor of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46269>http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46269</A>">School-buses showdown: Mayor Nagin vs. Russert</a> - School-buses showdown: Mayor Nagin vs. Russert</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.wamu.org/programs/dr/05/#Sep" title="- broadcasts in late August, early September of 2005<br><br><A HREF=http://www.wamu.org/programs/dr/05/#Sep>http://www.wamu.org/programs/dr/05/#Sep</A>">Diane Rehm Show Archives</a> - WAMU 88.5 FM American University Radio - The Diane Rehm Show for Tuesday February 1, 2005</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/09/09/BAGL1EL1KH1.DTL" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky, two San Francisco paramedics trapped in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> for five days last week, have a different story to tell than many of the tales that have come out in the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky, two San Francisco paramedics trapped in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> for five days last week, have a different story to tell than many of the tales that have come out in the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B>...</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>But as the buses they paid for approached the city, they were immediately commandeered by the National Guard forces that were in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, Bradshaw and Slonsky said Thursday in an interview back home.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/09/09/BAGL1EL1KH1.DTL>http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/09/09/BAGL1EL1KH1.DTL</A>">Gretna Police malfeasance</a> - Police made their storm misery worse</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://thislife.org" title="- episode 296 "After the Flood" broadcast<br><br><A HREF=http://thislife.org>http://thislife.org</A>">This American Life</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rumors27sep27,0,3794602.story?coll=la-home-headlines" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>The <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> Times-Picayune on Monday described inflated body counts, unverified "rapes," and unconfirmed sniper attacks as among examples of "scores of myths about the dome and Convention Center treated as fact by evacuees, the media and even some of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' top officials."</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Ed Bush recalled how he stood in the bed of a pickup truck in the days after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>, struggling to help the crowd outside the Louisiana Superdome separate fact from fiction.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The National Guard spokesman's accounts about rescue efforts, water supplies and first aid all but disappeared amid the roar of a 24-hour rumor mill at <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' main evacuation shelter.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rumors27sep27,0,3794602.story?coll=la-home-headlines>http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rumors27sep27,0,3794602.story?coll=la-home-headlines</A>">Katrina Takes a Toll on Truth, News Accuracy - Los Angeles Times</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.sciamdigital.com/browse.cfm?sequencenameCHAR=item2&methodnameCHAR=resource_getitembrowse&interfacenameCHAR=browse.cfm&ISSUEID_CHAR=1353CDCA-AF4D-4B1D-85F4-5B68F2A7E17&ARTICLEID_CHAR=D58B96E1-60BC-4C0F-BCE2-8C9B8A05275&sc=I100322" title=": Scientific American<br><br><A HREF=http://www.sciamdigital.com/browse.cfm?sequencenameCHAR=item2&methodnameCHAR=resource_getitembrowse&interfacenameCHAR=browse.cfm&ISSUEID_CHAR=1353CDCA-AF4D-4B1D-85F4-5B68F2A7E17&ARTICLEID_CHAR=D58B96E1-60BC-4C0F-BCE2-8C9B8A05275&sc=I100322>http://www.sciamdigital.com/browse.cfm?sequencenameCHAR=item2&methodnameCHAR=resource_getitembrowse&interfacenameCHAR=browse.cfm&ISSUEID_CHAR=1353CDCA-AF4D-4B1D-85F4-5B68F2A7E17&ARTICLEID_CHAR=D58B96E1-60BC-4C0F-BCE2-8C9B8A05275&sc=I100322</A>">Drowning in New Orleans</a> - Drowning New Orleans</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=2005-09-26T193401Z_01_N26521972_RTRIDST_0_KATRINA-ENTERGYNEWORLEANS-FINANCING.XML" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>We are looking for a corporate Finance Director to join our <B>New</B> York office...10 years of experience in a corporate finance department position with either a top...Support TTA Senior Management and TTA Finance group on various ad hoc reports and special...</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> flu "unstoppable", WHO says, calls for vaccine</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>WHO says <B>new</B> flu "unstoppable", calls for vaccine</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=2005-09-26T193401Z_01_N26521972_RTRIDST_0_KATRINA-ENTERGYNEWORLEANS-FINANCING.XML>http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=2005-09-26T193401Z_01_N26521972_RTRIDST_0_KATRINA-ENTERGYNEWORLEANS-FINANCING.XML</A>">Reuters.com - World News, Financial News, Breaking US & International News</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.dailykos.com/comments/2005/9/4/111017/0402/101#101" title="I seem to recall hearing about it on WWL tv on Monday morning while the eye of <B>Katrina</B> was still well south of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.dailykos.com/comments/2005/9/4/111017/0402/101#101>http://www.dailykos.com/comments/2005/9/4/111017/0402/101#101</A>">Daily Kos :: Comments Bush's Disastrous Response: A Timeline. (Updated)</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/nation/3387278" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> - The system of levees and concrete walls that was supposed to protect the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> area from flooding was breached in dozens of places, investigators said Friday, a finding that indicates that the failures were far more widespread than originally thought.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Report cites design flaws in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' levees</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Corps rushes to shore up <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' levees</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/nation/3387278>http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/nation/3387278</A>">Shifting ground led to floodwall failure, investigators say | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_tporleans/archives/print083575.html" title="<A HREF=http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_tporleans/archives/print083575.html>http://www.nola.com/weblogs/print.ssf?/mtlogs/nola_tporleans/archives/print083575.html</A>">NOLA.com's Printer-Friendly Page</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://911review.org/Hurricane_Katrina/photos" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>In the 48 hours before <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> hit, the White House received detailed warnings about the storm's likely impact,</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Michael Chertoff, were warned in a special video briefing that the <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> levees</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Cookbooks and Aprons for sale a <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> original</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://911review.org/Hurricane_Katrina/photos>http://911review.org/Hurricane_Katrina/photos</A>">Hurricane Katrina photos of damage</a> - HURRICANE KATRINA PHOTOS - Kenner - Metairie - New Orleans levee break</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/08/29/national/main802131.shtml" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Shawn Lundy helps a <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> victim evacuate to a bus from the Convention Center in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> Saturday.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> evacuees Rosita Smith, left, and her great niece, Jada Rosa, 2, smile as they leave the Superdome in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, Saturday, Sept.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Complete coverage of the <B>effects</B> of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> on the Gulf Coast, including anniversary coverage.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/08/29/national/main802131.shtml>http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/08/29/national/main802131.shtml</A>">Help Arrives, Too Late For Some - CBS News</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.boston.com/news/weather/articles/2005/09/11/chronology_of_errors_how_a_disaster_spread/?page=6" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>While officials from Bush on down have insisted that no one had predicted that <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> might overwhelm the levee system surrounding <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> -- filling the city with a foul mixture of water and toxins -- key briefings and meetings held on the ground, in state capitals, and in the halls of Washington in the days before <B>Katrina</B> hit repeatedly warned authorities that the levees might not hold.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Every forecast from the National <B>Hurricane</B> Center, beginning 56 hours before the storm struck, had predicted that the <B>hurricane</B> would come ashore at Category 4 intensity or greater and that it would then pass over or near <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and the Louisiana-Mississippi border.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>But from the critical hours before the <B>hurricane</B> made landfall to the desperate days after <B>Katrina</B> sent floodwaters surging into the streets of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>, government officials at every level -- local, state, and federal -- had misjudged, miscommunicated, and underestimated both the power of the storm and the seriousness of its aftermath.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.boston.com/news/weather/articles/2005/09/11/chronology_of_errors_how_a_disaster_spread/?page=6>http://www.boston.com/news/weather/articles/2005/09/11/chronology_of_errors_how_a_disaster_spread/?page=6</A>">Chronology of errors: how a disaster spread - The Boston Globe</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/03/AR2005090301680.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Evacuees shield their eyes as a Black Hawk helicopter lands on an Interstate 10 overpass in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> brought unprecedented destruction to the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>As the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/03/AR2005090301680.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/03/AR2005090301680.html</A>">Many Evacuated, but Thousands Still Waiting</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9438988" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Shouldn't the mayor of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and the governor of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> bear some responsibility?</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>How many more weeks are in the <B>hurricane</B> season, and how vulnerable is <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> to another tropical storm?</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Broussard: It's not just <B>Katrina</B> that caused all these deaths in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> here.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9438988>http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9438988</A>">Transcript for September 25 - Meet the Press- msnbc.com</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001529_4.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Nagin said that by daybreak, he might have to order the first mandatory evacuation in <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> history, although his staff was still checking whether that would pose liability problems for the city.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> brought unprecedented destruction to the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>As the aftermath of <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001529_4.html>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001529_4.html</A>">The Steady Buildup to a City's Chaos</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1563532,00.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>In a week filled with dreadful scenes of desperation and anger from <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> following <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> some stories stood out.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> police have been unable to confirm the tale of the raped child, or indeed any of the reports of rapes, in the Superdome and convention centre.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> police chief Eddie Compass said last night: "We don't have any substantiated rapes.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1563532,00.html>http://www.guardian.co.uk/katrina/story/0,16441,1563532,00.html</A>">Murder and rape - fact or fiction? | World news | The Guardian</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org" title="Go here to check out The Moth Podcast, Moth stories on CD, and Moth show dates in <B>New</B> York and Los Angeles.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.thisamericanlife.org>http://www.thisamericanlife.org</A>">This American Life</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2005/11/leveereport_prelim.pdf" title="complete with numerous photos of damage and illustrations that explain where and why levees failed. (12.9Mb PDF file).<br><br><A HREF=http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2005/11/leveereport_prelim.pdf>http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2005/11/leveereport_prelim.pdf</A>">full report</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://neworleans-hurricanekatrina.com" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Follow the links to the left for information all about <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> and more - <B>Hurricane</B><B>Katrina</B>.com.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>NEW</B> <B>ORLEANS</B> -- The same group that offers visitors a chance to drive by some of <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B>' massive old homes will soon allow them to see some mass devastation.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Gray Line <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> next month will begin a "<B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B>" bus tour, taking visitors through some of the city's hardest-hit areas.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://neworleans-hurricanekatrina.com>http://neworleans-hurricanekatrina.com</A>">NewOrleans-HurricaneKatrina.com New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina</a> - Hurricane Katrina New Orleans :: Research All About :: Keyword High Priority</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.lifeinneworleans.com" title="Life In <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> will come to your business and produce a<br><br><A HREF=http://www.lifeinneworleans.com>http://www.lifeinneworleans.com</A>">Life in New Orleans — hundreds of Katrina photos</a> - LifeinNewOrleans.com - The TV Show - New Orleans, Louisiana</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.asce.org/asce.cfm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>A critical <B>new</B> look at the state of the nation's infrastructure, based in part on the results of ASCE's 2009 Report Card, is worth watching on TV's The History Channel.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>See what could happen if levees break around Sacramento, Calif., if <B>New</B> York's Tappan Zee Bridge collapses, and more.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.asce.org/asce.cfm>http://www.asce.org/asce.cfm</A>">American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photo/050830/photos_ts_afp/050830071810_shxwaoma_photo1" title="This photo was from<br><br><A HREF=http://news.yahoo.com/photo/050830/photos_ts_afp/050830071810_shxwaoma_photo1>http://news.yahoo.com/photo/050830/photos_ts_afp/050830071810_shxwaoma_photo1</A>">... - Yahoo! 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News Photos</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=New+Orleans,+LA&spn=.148077,.235159&t=e&hl=en" title="From Google Maps.<br><br><A HREF=http://maps.google.com/maps?q=New+Orleans,+LA&spn=.148077,.235159&t=e&hl=en>http://maps.google.com/maps?q=New+Orleans,+LA&spn=.148077,.235159&t=e&hl=en</A>">Post Katrina Satellite Imagery</a> - New Orleans, LA - Google Maps</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://thinknola.com/wiki/List_of_New_Orleans_bloggers" title="<A HREF=http://thinknola.com/wiki/List_of_New_Orleans_bloggers>http://thinknola.com/wiki/List_of_New_Orleans_bloggers</A>">List of New Orleans Bloggers</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.davidmetraux.com/news/2006/hurricane_katrina.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Over the <B>New</B> Year's holiday my wife and I, both volunteers with the American Red Cross, traveled to <B>New</B> <B>Orleans</B> and throughout the Gulf Coast.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>We were shocked to see the extent of the damage that still remained, just a little more than three months after <B>Hurricane</B> <B>Katrina</B> struck.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>I hope these pictures will serve both as historical record and also as notice that, while the <B>hurricane</B> is long gone, the region still desperately needs help.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.davidmetraux.com/news/2006/hurricane_katrina.html>http://www.davidmetraux.com/news/2006/hurricane_katrina.html</A>">Photographs of Hurricane Katrina's aftermath</a> - 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