Hurricane Katrina Essay Examples

Hurricane Katrina

When an electrical power outage occurs from a storm, we are instructed to have flashlights, battery operated radios, a generator, survival gear, food, etc. But what happens when the power outage is long-term? What happens when the generator runs out of fuel and we can’t get more fuel? What happens when the batteries run down?… View Article

Hurricane Katrina Was a Man-Made and Natural Disaster

The hurricane, of course, was a natural disaster. The after effects like the levees breaching, people starving and dieing in the streets, how the government handle the situation were all man made. The reason being a man made were , The man-made part of the disaster is that the government knew the levees wouldn’t hold… View Article

Hurricane Katrina

Whenever natural calamities occur they leave people terrifies, traumatized and to some the shock is just too much too handle. For the people who are not affected by the calamity the least one can do is to offer assistance of any kind to victims of the calamity. It is thus becomes inhuman when a person… View Article

Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana

Late Monday morning on August 29, 2005 a little more than 4 hours after Katrina slammed into New Orleans, and just hours after arriving in Baton Rouge, FEMA director and Bush the Younger’s childhood friend Michael Brown conducted a video conference briefing with the President who sat and listened quietly in Crawford Texas. Brown emphatically… View Article

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina can be regarded as one of the worst catastrophe which was recorded as a national disaster by the government of the United states of America . This disaster occurred in the new Orleans levees, which were destroyed beyond recognition. As result of this Hurricane of Katrina disaster many people lost their lives and… View Article

New Orleans Before and After Hurricane Katrina

The year 2005 Hurricane Katrina season was one of the fiercest in the United States. Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas on 23 rd August and crossed over to the Southern Florida as a moderate hurricane resulting in deaths and floods. Later, the storm spread rapidly in Mexico Gulf and weakened before making a second… View Article

Hurricane Katrina Disaster Response

Bureaucratic/hierarchical model is a kind of organizational management wherein all the members of the organization contribute for the achievement of its purpose which is to give the best possible performance. It has rules and regulation which the members followed. and the personnel took orders from the top. The advantages of bureaucratic/hierarchical model include the following:… View Article

Immigration from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

The effects of Hurricane Katrina that swept through the New Orleans State in August 2005 were devastating. Statistics show that more than 1. 5 million people were displaced by the hurricane (Sandhyarani, 2010). In addition more than 1,800 people lost their lives. The property damage caused by the hurricane was estimated to be more than… View Article

Why Race, Class, and Gender Still Matter

The critical issues mentioned in “Why Race Class and Gender Still Matter” are how inequalities are going to be spoken about in the book “Race Class and Gender” and about how race, class, and gender still effect society today. Another critical topic in this chapter is Hurricane Katrina and how that brought the poverty level… View Article

Florida Sinkholes

Sinkholes are incredible destructive unpredictable natural disasters. Florida has many sinkhole occurrences, caused by its limestone soil weakening with dried up water pockets in it. Much like every other natural disaster, sinkholes do take lives. Sinkholes tend to most occur in the mid-Florida to Tampa area. Though sinkholes are not very talked about or are… View Article

Multiple Governments and Intergovernmental Relationships

Multiple Governments and Intergovernmental Relationships To be successful as a unified or United States, meaning a group with the same but often times different agendas, a few things had to become true. First the individual governments of these states had to feel that their best interests were represented within the united whole. Second that their… View Article