New Orleans Katrina

 Description Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States, causing an estimated $108 billion in damages. Also, Katrina killed at least 1,833 people and left thousands of people homeless. Portions of the devastated area were abandoned, and residents were forced to permanently relocate. The major responders to this incident were: The U.S. military, which provided security as well as tens of millions of dollars in relief supplies and assistance in the critical first weeks following the storm. FEMA, a civilian agency that provided crucial command and control and oversaw the extensive, complex rescue and reconstruction efforts. DHS, other government organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In the years since, a great deal of examination from the public and private sectors revealed major lessons learned, both positive and negative. Examining this major disaster provides an opportunity to understand how such an event can impact Homeland Security. Case assignment ( For this Case assignment ( Elaborate on one of the following. Remember to provide examples: Discuss New Orleans’ response to the hurricane. Discuss the First Responder’s actions to the hurricane victims. Discuss the military’s response to the failed infrastructures and to the victims. Discuss civilian responses. For example, grocery stores, home supply stores.

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