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.


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.