Infographic: Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later


Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 3 storm on the morning of August 29, 2005. It was to become the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, causing widespread wind and flood damage and taking 1,800 lives. Ten years later, are we as a nation any better prepared to meet such megadisasters; what might be the impact of another Katrina today?

A printable version of the infographic can be downloaded here.

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Facts + Statistics: Hurricanes