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Katrina Hurricane, USA - 29 Aug 2005


This web site collates information related to the follow-up activities performed by JRC or other international institutions in the aftermath of the Katrina Hurricane event.

Information in support to assessment and reconstruction

Complementary information on the Katrina Event

 

 

Points of contact in JRC
- SES (IPSC): delilah.al-khudhairy@jrc.it
- AGRIFISH (IPSC): jacques.delince@jrc.it  
- G07 (IPSC): Andre.POUCET@cec.eu.int (?)
- IMW (IES) wolfram.schrimpf@jrc.it  


 

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Highlights

Katrina Called Most Destructive U.S. Storm
Katrina Called Most Destructive U.S. Storm Friday September 16, 2005 12:46 PM AP Photo LACS118 By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Hurricane Katrina has become the most destructive such storm ever to strike the United States, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. 
Source: guardian
Water Lifts Its Awful Veil on Landscape of Destruction
For the first time since the storm it was possible to see the details of the devastation inflicted on New Orleans and some of its poorest residents. 
Source: nytimes
Mayor Announces Plan to Reopen New Orleans
Mayor Announces Plan to Reopen New Orleans Friday September 16, 2005 1:01 PM AP Photo LACS116 By CAIN BURDEAU Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) - In a few days, residents will begin moving back into this city one ZIP code at a time, speeding the revival of the economy in places like the.... 
Source: guardian
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Analyses

Katrina Called Most Destructive U.S. Storm
Katrina Called Most Destructive U.S. Storm Friday September 16, 2005 12:46 PM AP Photo LACS118 By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Hurricane Katrina has become the most destructive such storm ever to strike the United States, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. 
Source: guardian
Analysis: Bush fights back
But, I think there is a lot of substance in this speech and some of it is really quite shocking to conservative Americans, his core supporters. For instance, when he talks about the poverty in the region having "roots in a history of racial discrimination" and "we have a duty to confront the poverty with bold action". 
Source: bbc
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