Hurricane Katrina was one of the most destructive and costly disasters in the History of the United States. Perhaps the center of the devastation was the city of New Orleans. What caused the massive amount of damage? What failed? The full documentary below is a great resource, not only for knowledge of the historic event, but also to see what you could be up against. This will tell you what to prepare for. What will you have to survive? (Below the video are interesting facts about the Katrina event).
- Hurricane Katrina is the costliest disaster in the history of the global insurance industry.
- Total Casualties: 1,833
- More than one million people in the Gulf region were displaced by the storm.
- 80% of the city of New Orleans flooded after levees failed.