Water spills over a levee along the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on August 3 200 in New Orleans. According to FEMA, Katrina is, the single most catastrophic natural disaster in US history. According to FEMA, the total damage for. The projected $1billion cost is equal to the combined cost of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.
Hurricane Katrina , tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in. Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the US. In New Orleans, the levees were designed for Category. A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography on hurricanes, including a case study on Hurricane Katrina.
There was much criticism of the authorities for their handling of the disaster. Although many people were evacuate it was a slow process and. Back to Natural hazards index.
The flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina was a human-made disaster , not a natural one. The flood-protection system for the city . Hurricane Katrina devastated parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida with heavy rain and a powerful storm surge in August 2005.