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Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane General Information

Image of Hurricane Katrina Damage to the Built Enviroment

Hurricane Katrina Litigation

General Materials

Land Loss after Hurricane Katrina

Investigation of the Performance of the New Orleans Flood Protection Systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005 - July 31, 2006

Science and the Storms: the USGS Response to the Hurricanes of 2005

The New Orleans Index Anniversary Edition: Four Years after Katrina - Brookings Institution 2009 - At Eight 2013

New Orleans Risk and Reliability Report

Performance Evaluation of the New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Hurricane Protection System Final Report of the Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force (IPET Report)

Decision–Making Chronology For The Lake Pontchartrain & Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project - Revised 22 Apr 2008

Natural Disasters: Public Policy Options for Changing the Federal Role in Natural Catastrophe Insurance. GAO-08-7, November 26.

MMWR on the public health response to Katrina

Emergency treatment of drinking water

Disaster Immunizations

Martial Law

Liability for Fallen Trees in Louisiana

Hurricane Katrina

Jamie R.; Brown, Daniel P (December 20, 2005; updated August 10, 2006). "Tropical Cyclone Report: Hurricane Katrina: 23–30 August 2005" (PDF). Original link.

The Deadly Choices at Memorial, by Sheri Fink, ProPublica, Aug. 27, 2009, 9 a.m. The Pulitzer Prize winning story of the alledged murders at Memorial Hospital in New Orleans and the arrest of Dr. Anna Pou.

Far from Home: Deficiencies in federal disaster housing assistance after hurricanes Katrina and Rita and recommendations for improvement. Special Report Prepared By The Ad Hoc Subcommittee On Disaster Recovery Of The Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs United States Senate, Feb 2009.

Congressional Reports: H. Rpt. 109-377 – A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina (February 15, 2006) - Supplement

Washing Away - A special report from the New Orleans Times Picayune, published in 2002, that predicted most of the consequences of Hurricane Katrina.

Katrina Photographs - Slides

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM - New Processes Aided Hurricane Katrina Claims Handling, but FEMA’s Oversight Should Be Improved. GAO-07-169, December 2006

Injunction to Prevent the New Orleans Police from Seizing Lawfully Owned Guns

The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned

Hurricane Pam Exercise

Southeast Louisiana Catastrophic Hurricane Functional Plan, August 6, 2004 (wrap-up) in which Louisiana promised FEMA that it was ready for a major hurricane.

Preparing For A Catastrophe: The Hurricane Pam Exercise Hearing Before The Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, January 24, 2006.

Hurricane Betsy

Forrest, Thomas R., Hurricane, Betsy, 1965; A Selective Analysis Of Organizational Response In The New Orleans Area, Disaster Research Center (1979) (catalog entry and original link)

 

 

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