hurricane Katrina

august 23-august 31 (2005)

Katrina hit Louisianna , Mississippi , Alabama, most of eastern America and affected the Mississippi river, Lake borgne, delta river. This nightmare killed nearly 2000 people and affected 90,000 suare miles of the U.S.


there were a few flood controls placed like the army corps of engineers built a system of leves and seawalls.


to current day, there are still some locations recovering from this tragic situation.


THREE ADDITIONAL FACTS :

1. Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded in the U.s

2. 705 people are reported as STILL missing.

3. An estimated 80% of New Orleans was under water up to 20 feet in some places.