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Hurricane katrina 2005 katrina was one of the most devastating hurricanes in the history of the united states it is the deadliest hurricane to strike the united states since the palm beach-lake okeechobee hurricane of september 1928. Some disasters can affect a large geographical area technological advances in warning systems enabled financial institution managers to activate disaster recovery and business continuity plans 72 to 96 hours prior to hurricane katrina making landfall. Environmental public health impacts of disasters: hurricane katrina washington, dc: the national academies press. Finding solidarity in disaster the aftermath of hurricane katrina serves as a reminder that resilience is a function of the strength of a community.
Hurricane katrina was not just a natural disaster – it was a failure of man ten years later, more needs to be done to modernize the army corps of engineers, promote natural flood protection, and reduce reliance on levees. Hurricane katrina was a devastating category 4 hurricane, that hit the gulf of mexico and various southern regions of the united states at the end of august, 2005, causing some of the worst damage in that country’s history, estimated at $100 billion. Posts about hurricane katrina disaster written by trudy hawkins. Hurricane katrina is one of the costliest natural disasters in us history, causing more than $108 billion as well as one of the deadliest, killing more than 1,800 people most of the deaths occurred in new orleans, louisiana, where roughly 80 percent of the city and large neighboring areas were flooded for weeks following the failure of the levee.
Information on preparing for hurricanes and being safe after a hurricane visit disasters and emergencies for learn more about hurricanes and other tropical. Hurricane katrina: dod disaster response summary the issue that has received the most attention in post-katrina discussions is the speed of rescue and relief operations. Hurricane katrina was an extraordinary storm that caused destruction on a scale never before seen from a natural disaster in the united states the continuing federal response—the largest disaster relief and recovery effort in our nation’s history—likewise has been unprecedented and extraordinary.
Five years after the hurricane, we're fixing the levees but we're still not fixing the coast — or the politics that destroyed it. Hurricane katrina struck the gulf coast with devastating force at daybreak on aug 29, 2005, pummeling a region that included the fabled city of new orleans and heaping damage on neighboring mississippi in all, more than 1,700 people were killed and hundreds of thousands of others displaced. Chapter five: lessons learned this government will learn the lessons of hurricane katrina we are going to review every action and make necessary changes so that we are better prepared for any challenge of nature. Hurricane katrina illustrated that a widespread disaster can strand employees without access to working land-line or cellular telephone services you may want to develop, test, and update a contact list for senior management, employees, customers, vendors, and key government agencies.