Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment

Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi Ports and Coasts by Stephen A. Curtis

Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers

Written in English
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  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Environmental impact of natural disasters & phenomena,
  • Civil,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Building, Stormproof,
  • Harbors,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Southern States,
  • Science/Mathematics
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11031783M
    ISBN 100784409315
    ISBN 109780784409312

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Abstract Prepared by the Hurricane Katrina Assessment Ports, Harbors, and Marine Team of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This report assesses the impact of Hurricane Katrina upon coastal, port, harbor, and marine infrastructure, including levees, in the states of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.

This report assessing the damage to coastal, ports, harbors, and marine infrastructure, as well as the protection levees in New Orleans, resulting from the infamous hurricane was produced by the Ports, Harbors, and Marine Team of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil : Paperback.

The devastation along the Gulf Coast from Hurricane Katrina was staggering. The physical destruction Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment book personal suffering surmounted that of any U.S. weather disaster in recent history. The loss of life and extraordinary damage made Katrina the costliest hurricane in U.S.

history and one of the five deadliest hurricanes to ever strike the U.S. "Losing Ground," by Bob Marshall, The Lens; and Brian Jacobs and Al Shaw, ProPublica. This piece doesn't directly pertain to Katrina, but to the vast challenges facing coastal Louisiana that were both revealed and exacerbated by the : Nick Baumann.

Report of Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment. On Septemrepresentatives of the Council of State Archivists (CoSA), Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment book Society of American Archivists (SAA), Heritage Preservation, toured the Gulf Coast area of Mississippi to assess the impact of Hurricane Katrina on record-keeping facilities in the region.

The affected area of Hurricane Katrina covered three states and approximat square miles. In the state of Louisiana alone, approximately million people were affected by the storm and needed to be evacuated. This was a daunting task that required evacuating the most densely populated area of the state to unaffected regions both within the state and in other states.

Five Days at Memorial is Sheri Fink’s elaborately researched chronicle of life, death, and the choices in between at a New Orleans hospital immediately following Hurricane by: Army Support During the Hurricane Katrina Disaster, by Mr.

James A. Wombwell. In AugustHurricane Katrina made landfall as a Category 3 storm and was the costliest hurricane as well as one of the five deadliest storms in the history of the United States. It caused extensive destruction along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas.

"Preliminary Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Gulf of Mexico Coastal Fishing Communities," Pages Accessed Jan. 28, Accessed Jan.

28, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Hurricane Katrina, tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in Augustbreaching levees and causing widespread damage and deaths.

Ultimately, the storm caused more than $ billion in damage, and it reduced the population of New Orleans by 29 percent between the fall of and Tween readers will be engrossed by this book’s blend of magical realism and the realities of a massive hurricane.

When Lanesha’s caretaker Mama Ya-Ya predicts Hurricane Katrina, Lanesha and Mama Ya-Ya must prepare not only for the storm, but also for whatever may follow.

Damage Assessment Observations Regulatory Standards and Building Codes A ll of the communities along the Mississippi Gulf Coast visited by the MAT participate in the NFIP and have adopted floodplain management regulations that meet or exceed mini-mum NFIP requirements. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, Alabama, Louisiana, and MississippiFile Size: 2MB.

new year (expected to be completed around ) hurricane storm damage risk reduction system (HSDRRS) is in place. IPET released the pre-Katrina and the June risk information as a series of flood-depth maps in the summer of This was followed by the release of the initial flood depth maps forFile Size: 3MB.

Louisiana — Mitigation Matters July Woman’s Hospital, a nonprofit medical center in Baton Rouge, is the designated Emergency Disaster Preparedness Hospital for pregnant women and babies. As Hurricane Isaac moved into Baton Rouge in Augustthe hospital needed steady, reliable power to care for patients –.

“Hurricane Katrina brought a city, a state and the Bush 43rd Administration to its knees because all levels of government were unprepared for the sheer magnitude of the event. (If. 29, Katrina became one of the strongest hurricanes on record to make landfall in the United States.

Katrina made landfall as a category 4 hurricane around a.m. EDT near Buras, LA, with maximum sustained winds near mph (map 1). Based on Katrina's minimum barometric. Although much will be written on the effects associated with this storm, this document will remain focused on Hurricane Katrina's impacts over inland southeast Mississippi, southwest Alabama and the northwest Florida Panhandle.

Below are some of the regional impacts Jump to - Storm Surge, Wind, Tornadoes. Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment: Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi Ports and Coasts May Back Matter The New Orleans Hurricane Protection.

Sequential regression was used to determine if number of hurricane-related stressors, level of property damage, and the flood depth at participant’s pre-Katrina addresses were predictive of post-hurricane mental health outcome variables (i.e., K6, PSS4, and IES-R) and whether the relationship holds after pre-hurricane socio-demographic Cited by: Offshore Rig Damage Assessment When Hurricane Katrina blew through the Gulf, 62 rigs stood in its direct path, while another 55 rigs were within.

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans is an incredibly inventive way of broaching the subject of one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States in its history.

Though a text based book could arguably convey more information, the graphic novel style format was able to display a sense of realism to the reader.4/5. Hurricane katrina damage assessment: Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi ports and coasts Book January with 52 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

"Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment brings together the results of a comprehensive evaluation led by ASCE's Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI).

This committee report assesses the geographical impact of the hurricane upon coastal, port, harbor, and marine infrastructure, including levees.

Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 tropical cyclone that occurred in Augustwhich caused $ billion in damage, particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas, and over 1, deaths.

It is costliest tropical cyclone on record, tying with Hurricane Harvey in The storm was the third major hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, and the Damage: $ billion ( USD), (Tied as. Society of American Archivists. About Archives. What Are Archives.

Standards; Archival Organizations. Hurricane Katrina, which briefly became a Category 5 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, began as a storm in the western Atlantic.

Katrina made landfall on Monday, 29 August at p.m. in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane, turned north, gained strength and made landfall again at a.m. in southeast Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane and Cited by: 4.

As soon as Hurricane Katrina hit, a widespread evacuation of New Orleans began. Throughout the Katrina crisis, active non-duty military members, along with the National Guard, provided additional support. A Joint Task Force was created, called JTF-Katrina, in order to better consolidate and organize the military section of support.

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, by Lauren Tarshis Reading Guide has three questions for each chapter of this book. There is also a pre-reading section for students to fill out. This can be used for tests, quizzes, reading groups, or even homework.

The school year for students, teachers, and education staff in New Orleans, Alabama, and Mississippi has been decimated by the effects of Hurricanes Katrina. The response to Hurricane Katrina () has been widely described as a disaster in itself.

Politicians, media, academics, survivors and the public at. Hurricane Katrina created enormous public health and medical challenges, especially in Louisiana and Mississippi—States with public health infrastructures that ranked 49th and 50th in the Nation, respectively.

49 But it was the subsequent flooding of New Orleans that imposed catastrophic public health conditions on the people of southern.

Hurricane Katrina’s dramatic fallout was, at its core, a human-induced disaster. Stronger storms have hit the U.S.

Gulf Coast before and after Katrina. Breton Sound in Louisiana (in Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes, southeast of downtown New Orleans) was one of the areas heavily impacted by Hurricane Katrina in August To quickly and accurately assess the potential impacts and recovery from the storm, managers needed to have recent land cover information and understand the pre.