My other neighbors lived because they put boards over there windows and evacuated as soon as they could. There house was perfect when they got home because they put boards on the windows. Not very many people survived hurricane Tera it was a tragic event in the history of the United States. This was the worst event to ever take place on American soil. If you hear about a hurricane you should evacuate as quick as you can because you never know how bad the hurricane will be or if it will kill you.
“Hurricane Katrina itself did a great deal of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic” (History). On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall at 6:10 am on the Louisiana Coast as a category 4 storm. As with many hurricanes and storms, evacuations are ordered for the safety of the people. Despite the numerous amount of Hurricanes and storms that have ravaged throughout the Gulf Coast, the area was not prepared for it. Many chose to not obey the order of evacuation and decided to remain in their homes.
In the book Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Grim and Gram were out of character they usually aren 't yelling at each other. Max was down in the cellur and heard the whole conversation. Grim was thinking of buying a gun then Gram started crying on how he shouldn 't buy one. They also talked about how Killer Kane can just take it right out of his hands and shoot him and how he was on patrol. After that Grim went down to the cellar where Max was, and grim usually tells Max to clean his room and put his dirty socks and cloths inside his closet but he didn 't he sat on his bed.
In his book Decoded, he had mentioned Hurricane Katrina and how it affected people. This is a great example of what’s important v.s. what’s not. People were waiting for the government to do something, but it didn’t. No matter what tragic thing happens in life, it’s up to us to do something instead of waiting for other people to do it.
President Bush signed a $10 billion relief package within four days of the hurricane, he ordered 7,000 troops to help with relief efforts. There was also concern that many National Guard units were short staffed in states surrounding, because some were deployed overseas and recruiting efforts in schools and the community had been shorted. Due to the slow response to the hurricane, New Orleans's top emergency management official called it a "national disgrace" and questioned when additional aid would actually reach the desperate city. The city's emergency ops chief Terry Ebbert blamed the response on the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mayor Ray Nagin expressed his anger at what he claimed were lousy reinforcements provided by the President and the federal government.
Petra Nemcova once said, “We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.” (Brainy Quote) A natural disaster is unpredictable and will obliterate anything in its path. Families and victims go through sorrow and nuisance. I watched many emotions arise and spirits emerge when I saw the victims of the earthquake that happened in Haiti six years ago. Seeing the devastation of a natural disaster allowed me to change into a better person by helping and wanting to give back to their now extravagant community by rebuilding the kaput, wrecked roads. The first time I walked through the streets of Haiti, I could feel the sentiment in the air of heartbreak and poignant.
As most of us know, Hurricane Katrina was a major disaster that occurred on April 23, 2005. It was all over the new, on the radio, and in newspaper articles. But all different news media 's present the facts about hurricane Katrina in a different ways. For example, U.S News newspaper article gives facts and pictures of hurricane Katrina but BBC News broadcast did give facts about Hurricane Katrina but did not include any pictures. Both of these sources give information about the U.S News’ article on Hurricane Katrina included pictures of the environment after the hurricane including all of the destruction in this disaster and people cleaning up after the hurricane and provided quotes.
Once we all sprinted back the chief held an emergency meeting to figure out what we were going to ensure the lives of our people. He said that we should stay for the reason that this land had been ours for thousands of years. Everyone trusted a fairly wholesome amount of the chief’s decisions since he was the wisest of us all, but some of our people betrayed the chief and left. The ones that stayed were preparing for the worst, or what we thought could be the worst. Everyone was running around like chickens without a head.
Her kids were terrified and her and her husband James tried keeping them calm. She said “ It’s difficult to watch coverages of hurricanes every year. It brings back memories, and creates anxiety. I never knew until I experienced a hurricane, what kind of destruction it could really do ” . When it started flooding they were already at their in-laws house watching the destruction on the news.
The Importance of Command Relationship in Response to Hurricane Katrina SFC Rande J. Rodrigues Fort Campbell NCOA The Importance of Command Relationship in Response to Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes and the most destructive and powerful hurricane ever to hit the United States. It was not only the costliest natural disaster ever to hit the U.S. but also the most controversial and highly politicized, with federal, state and local officials blaming each other. Many residents did not heed the initial warnings to evacuate, putting a severe strain on rescue operations. Many critics blamed an aging and neglected federal levee system and a slow state and local response. Even though, fingers pointed in all directions, rescue efforts were poorly planned, orchestrated as well as executed.
Those brave men and women paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect their country from being reduced to ashes once more. America became a nation who questioned the intentions of every Middle Eastern person. Today, there are Middle Eastern men and women who are pulled over for “suspicious activity.” Some people will even walk a little faster or in a different direction when a Muslim walks down the street. September 11, 2001 will remain the day when children became orphans and parents became childless. As those giant towers collapsed, so did our sense of security and the “safest place on Earth” became a home of fear.