Louisiana has one of the most fragile coastlines that are prone to flooding because of natural recurring disasters such as hurricanes (floodsmart.gov). Since Louisiana has a lot of different types of water bodies, such as the Gulf of Mexico, bayous, rivers (i.e. Mississippi River), a lot of the residents are at a greater risk of being flooded (floodsmart.gov). Throughout the years, Louisiana has experienced millions and millions of dollars in damages caused by hurricanes or flooding. The most recent flooding in August of 2016 sustained around $8.7 billion dollars in damages statewide (Dolce, 2016).
Hurricane Katrina happen August 2005 - September 2005. This natural disaster went to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, New Orleans, and Florida. Katrina was the largest and 3rd most strongest hurricane. Overall more than 705 people were reported missing. Katrina caused 125 million worth of damage.
Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans August 23, 2005 as a Category 3 storm. It was one of the costliest and deadliest natural disasters to occur in the United States history. The final death toll was 1, 836 and more than half of these victims were senior citizens. The hurricane caused $81 billion in property damages. Additionally, the total economic impact is expected to exceed $150 billion.
Two forms guide the Medical Power Of Attorney: the “Living Will” and “Advance Medical Directive” and clearly indicates what course of action the patient would want taken in medical circumstances. Several states unite the Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for healthcare into an "Advance Health Care
Obama’s executive amnesty, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), in the upcoming Supreme Court case” () United States v. Texas. DAPA was put on hold back in February of 2015 due to having 26 states “filing a lawsuit against the executive action” (), Texas being one of the states. The lawsuit began with “former attorney general Greg Abbott, who is now the governor for the Lone Star State, but it remains alive under current Attorney General Ken Paxton” (). Paxton was able to get support from “Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit” () which put DAPA at a standstill “preventing the federal government from implementing the program” (). Solicitor General Donald Verilli plans to use the argument that DAPA “goes against Congress’ framework that determines who may enter and stay in the country” ().
Katrina’s Economic Impact: New Orleans, USA (August, 2005) Hurricane Katrina was the one of natural disasters that did the most damage in U.S history. The Katrina’s strongest winds are blowing at about 175 miles an hour. The center of the storm is about 225 miles an hour. It cause immediate and significant damage both the region’s economy and country’s economy. The actual cost of Katrina’s damage was between $96-125$ billion.
the flooding alone from this hurricane was anywhere from 1 foot to 10 feet deep depending on where you were in the city but 10 feet is almost as tall as a house. That is a lot of water. The craziest is the 135 billion dollars in damage that 's a lot of money for a hurricane to cause the most out of any hurricane actually (plyer, 2015). This drastic event also caused the death of 986 Louisiana residents that 's over half of the deaths caused by all of hurricane Katrina. There was an estimated 1833 people killed by the whole hurricane.
USERRA applies to voluntary as well as involuntary military service, in peacetime as well as wartime. However, like the VRR law, USERRA does not apply to state call-ups of the National Guard for disaster relief, riots, etc. The governor of each state can call the state 's Army and Air National Guard units to active duty to help respond to domestic emergencies and disasters, such as those caused by hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. If additional help is needed, a governor can request federal assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). With a presidential declaration of disaster, FEMA 's federal assistance can include additional military support from DOD (both active duty and reserve forces).
The boat was swept down to Baton Rouge, where it was with 48 dead males and 3 dead females. The cost of damage was estimated to be at least 1,260,000 dollars, which would be about 30 million dollars in modern times (Hall, 2014). In the meantime, the tornado killed 317 people, but the official death toll may not have included slaves. The total amount of people who got injured was 109 people (CNN Staff, 2014). Furthermore, many people were left homeless because of all of the destruction caused by the massive tornado.
The hurricane formed many days before it hit the U.S. and yet there were still over 2000 deaths. Most of the deaths were either people with not enough means to evacuate and senior citizens. The government should have sent a rescue team to go through the evacuated cities so they could help the people with lower income and senior citizens. They should have also rescued all the abandoned pets and animals that can’t leave. If I was in the hurricane I would be terrified, seeing all my neighbors house and my house being ripped to pieces and seeing water 20 feet high above the
Hurricane Sandy Nearly 300 lives were taken when Hurricane Sandy hit the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States. It lasted around 2 weeks wiping out houses, businesses, and much more. The hurricane happened in 2012. It started on October 22nd and ended November 1st. Hurricane Sandy was so destructive, it caused 75 billion dollars in damage.
' 'Millions of lives were changed in a day by a cruel and wonderful storm ' '- Gorge W. Bush" On August 29, 2005 at 6:10am one of the most deadliest storm came in. Hurricane Katrina has formed over the Bahamas and continued across southern parts of Louisiana & Mississippi. The winds were 100-400 miles per hour. Ten thousand people waited for the storm to pass at home. Many people were effective by this terrible storm on this day.
The tsunami hit many countries after an earthquake that happened 93 miles off the coast of Sumatra. Although Hawaii had the technology to warn the countries but it was too late and the tsunami hit. The tsunami took almost 300,000 people 's lives. People were devastated when they heard of the tsunami, but they became even more saddened when they heard of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina was formed around the Bahamas on August 23, 2005.