It is estimated that the total economic impact in Louisiana and Mississippi exceeded $150 billion. Katrina earn the title of costliest hurricane ever in US history. Hurricane Katrina made clear the linkages among race, place and vulnerability within groups. The survivors of Katrina still bear the psychological scars. However, with the help of psychological care, the survivors ultimately
However, it particularly damaged New Orleans, due to its poor infrastructure and unfortunate geographical location. However, the main complication that had a negative influence on the effects of hurricane Katrina was the poor response of the government. The hurricane has been the cause for many economical, environmental and political problems and is affecting the city up until today.
The aftermath of Katrina left the city underneath water. Time Magazine reported that Hurricane Katrina caused over $211.2 worth of damage to the city. (Time Magazine. 2017. www.time.com/4952628/hurricane-season-harvey-irma-jose-marie.)
In fact 1 in 3 people that lived in New Orleans came back while the others didn’t. When rebuilding the city, 60 percent or the people 's voices weren’t heard at all. Everyone realized that after Katrina hit the cities, that they will never be the same. As the total economic impact cost the government around $160 billion dollars ( The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica
Both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Katrina cost over a billion dollars in damages. The power and devastation from these hurricanes tore lives apart. Hurricane Katrina’s scars are still marked on the city and the memories of people who lived through it and so will the wounds made by Hurricane Harvey in the next decade. Although these two hurricanes brought torment to people it also brought a sense of community. The world is coming together yet again to help the people hurt by this act of Mother Nature and raise money and food to support them in their time of
Hurricane Andrew was the fifth most destructive hurricane in the US. Hurricane Andrew is the most powerful hurricanes that occurred in Florida. Power lines were pulled from the ground. People were evacuated from their homes. In all, 65 people died from Hurricane Andrew.
After, the impact there is many rescues done as well as evacuations, the flooding caused massive destructions (“Federal report shows punch of last year 's Hurricane Harvey”, 2018). Another Hurricane that impacted U.S. was Hurricane Katrina which hit August 23, 2005 – August 31, 2005. The destruction was largely
Taylor Gerard Ms. Bradt English Period 8 March 10, 2017 Storm Motifs in King Lear Many call Hurricane Katrina the most infamous storm of the 21st century, making it's rank as the third most intense hurricane in the United States of America. With over 1,836 casualties and 700 still reported missing, the hurricane had a devastating effect on the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricanes can cause lasting and disastrous detriments on communities. In the example of Hurricane Katrina, the immediate impact damaged areas such as roads and businesses, but there were longer-term damages as well. This includes economic disruption, population loss, and broken infrastructure which oftentimes lasts years after the initial incident.
This paper introduces an important phenomenon that negatively affects the populations and the environment. Through it we aim to spread the awareness to the public and suggest a daily, simple and environmentally friendly life style and routine.The paper discusses the inflation of hurricanes intensity resulting from high temperature, which based on climate change phenomena. Through the last years, our earth has experienced a rise in the number and in the intensity of hurricanes. The impacts that these hurricanes lefts behind is enormous to human, environment, and economy. Preventing hurricanes from appearing is impossible, but by reducing the earth's temperature we can reduce hurricane's intensity, which can be by using the education, technology,
“Economic Effects of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic.” Www.stlouisfed.org, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Nov. 2007, www.stlouisfed.org/~/media/Files/PDFs/Community-Development/Research-Reports/pandemic_flu_report.pdf?la=en. This article describes the economic effects of today’s flu cost and also a future epidemic. This helps with a deeper explanation on the influenza pandemic of 1918 and its effects. Johnson, Carolyn Y. “The $5.8 Billion Argument for Getting Your Flu Shot.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 13 Oct. 2016, www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/the-5-8-billion-argument-for-getting-your-flu-shot/?utm_term=.ddb8f48bbe1c.