Hurricane Katrina

  • September 1, 2005   BY Admin 

    Some 22,000 National Guard troops will join forces already deployed along the Gulf Coast in an effort to bring security and calm to the region in what officials predict may be the largest military response to a natural disaster in U.S. history. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Brown called the hurricane and its aftermath a disaster of catastrophic proportions and that FEMA will use all necessary resources to aid emergency relief efforts. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    Two experts discuss the violence and chaos that erupted in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina flooded the city and left many residents without food or shelter. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    Representatives from the Salvation Army and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation discuss the efforts to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina who were left without food, shelter or medicine. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    The military has ordered 22,000 more National Guard troops to the Gulf region to help communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina. A reporter in New Orleans gives an update. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2005  

    A report from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, where residents of New Orleans continue searching for shelter, emergency supplies and transportation. Then, a report from Houston as the first wave of New Orleans residents arrive seeking shelter in the Astrodome. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2005   BY Admin 

    Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said Wednesday that the administration will release oil from the federal petroleum reserves to help refiners affected by Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2005  

    Two levee breaches in New Orleans left more than 80 percent of the city under water. The editor of Scientific American Magazine explains how the levees broke and what crews can do to plug the holes. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2005  

    The mayor of New Orleans ordered a total evacuation and crews began moving refugees from the Superdome to the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Officials estimate that one million people across the region are now homeless and it could take two to three months for the area to recover. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2005  

    An Independent Television News report provides a look at the damage in Biloxi, Miss. from Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading

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