The psychological effects caused by hurricane katrina changed the lives of many people, but evidence has been found that suggests that children who experienced this disaster will be at more increased risk of emotional and psychological changes than adults. The human suffering from hurricane katrina and the images of mostly black hurricane victims and looters have provoked new debates about tough public policy decisions, the nation's troubled racial. 3 hurricane katrina: challenges for the community the affected area of hurricane katrina covered three states and approximately 90,000 square miles in the state of louisiana alone, approximately 17 million people were affected by the storm and needed to be evacuated.
Thirty-three tornadoes were produced by hurricane katrina over a five-day period, although only one person died due to a tornado which affected georgia impact on humans 1,500 deaths in the states of louisiana, mississippi and florida. Following katrina, many said that the hurricane had greater impact on black and less economically privileged people and that it had relatively less impact on predominantly white, and wealthier people. Today i will talk about the devastating effects of hurricane katrina i will inform you of what organizations provided help to the victims and also i will talk about. Read cnn's hurricane katrina statistics fast facts and learn about one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in us history.
Hurricane katrina is the most destructive natural disaster in us history it had $180 billion in damage its economic impact was $250 billion. Katrina is the costliest us hurricane, with estimated damage over $81 billion and costs over $160 billion (2005 us dollars) map of new orleans showing flooding depths maximum depths are above 15 feet. Follow a day-by-day account of hurricane katrina's wrath, from its birth in the atlantic ocean to its catastrophic effects: flooded streets, flattened homes.
Hurricane katrina is the largest natural disaster to hit the mainland united states to date leaving in it's wake a web of complications ranging from damaged levees and extensive flooding to permanently altering the political landscape of local and national politics. Hurricane katrina caused $81 billion in property damages, but it is estimated that the total economic impact in louisiana and mississippi may exceed $150 billion, earning the title of costliest hurricane ever in us history. From resilience to resurgence after katrina butler in 2010 published a paper that examined hurricane katrina's employment impact on a handful of counties in southern mississippi he found.
Five survivors of hurricane katrina reflect on the changes the past decade has brought to the gulf coast and new orleans, and the importance of the rebuilding process on a personal level for me. Hurricane katrina had many social effects, due to the significant loss and disruption of lives it caused the hurricane left hundreds of thousands people without. Hurricane katrina changed the gulf coast landscape and face of its culture when it hit in 2005 key events show the progression and setbacks of the damage, rescue and rebuilding aug 25, 2005.
You can likely name some recent hurricanes in the us that did major damage and killed many people: hurricane katrina in 2005, hurricane irene in 2011 and superstorm sandy in 2012 are just a few. The impact and aftermath of hurricane katrina led to one of the most severe humanitarian crises in the history of the united states in addition to the over 1,300 fatalities caused by katrina over. New york, 7 september 2005 - more than a week after hurricane katrina slammed into the southern coast of the united states, children continue to bear an unequal share of the suffering many of the children and young people who survived the storm have lost their homes and schools and now find.