"Who We Are Hurricane Katrina"


Impact on New Orleans:        

80% of New Orleans flooded after the levees were destroyed and or breached, August 29th, 2005. The population of New Orleans plummeted from 484,684 in April of 2000, to 230,172 in July of 2006, specifying a decrease in excess of 50%. By 2015, the estimated population escalated to approximately 390,000 inhabitants, as referenced in the US Census Bureau. 70% of New Orleans occupied residences, nearly 134,000 were devastated during Hurricane Katrina.