Katrina With Clayton Risner

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  • 1. Hurricane Katrina August 29, 2005 National Crisis

2. Katrina made landfall near Buras-Triumph, Louisiana at 6:10 a.m.The residents didnt know their lives were about to be changed forever 3. 160 MPH Winds Torrential Rains 30 Foot Storm Surge Tornadoes All battered the Gulf Coast States for Hours 4. 90,000 Square Miles declared a disaster zone. Thats anarea twice the size of Pennsylvania 5. Over a million people affected 6. 7. The city of New Orleans is without the basic needs of life. There is no running water, electricity, or sewage. The standing water is a breeding ground for bacteria. 8. The residents will have to start a new life in a new place. Most of them are in the shelters along withthousands of other people, waiting on financial aid. 9. Friends Family Homes Jobs Pets All Lost 10. 11. The estimated cost of Katrina is said to be around 200 Billion Dollars. $200 Billion Dollars could pay for 100 Space Shuttles. or the War in Iraq. 12. In other words, $675 for every person in the United States 13. Please give to help the victims of this horrendous storm Donate Today. 14. Augusta Red Cross 1322 Ellis Street Augusta, GA 30901 (706)724 - 8481 Thank You for your generosity.