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Thursday, January 20

  1. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Tuesday, August 30 U.S. Marine Wasp-class vessel, U.S.S. Bataan, full of medical resources, f…
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    Tuesday, August 30
    U.S. Marine Wasp-class vessel, U.S.S. Bataan, full of medical resources, food, and drinking water lies untapped offshore in the Gulf of Mexico aside from some initial helicopter rescues dispatched from the ship
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/USS_Bataan_(LHD-5)%3B10080504.jpg}
    Wednesday, August 31
    First national guard troops arrive two days after the order to deploy, to deliver aid and rescue stranded evacuees
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  2. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Karl Rove leads campaign to blame local officials and contain political damage to the Bush Adm…
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    Karl Rove leads campaign to blame local officials and contain political damage to the Bush Administration with regards to the hurricane response
    President Bush arrives in New Orleans to witness firsthand the relief effort and repairs to the levees; "I am satisfied with the response. I am not satisfied with the results."
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    for photo-op
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    http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?ID=192&Detail=5248
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    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0902_050902_katrina_levees.html
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0914_050914_katrina_timeline_2.html
    http://uspolitics.about.com/od/katrina/l/bl_katrina_stats.htm
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  3. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=3661…
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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=366150829&index=11
    Major Immediate Events Timeline of Hurricane Katrina
    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg} Bush surveys the destruction left behind Katrina from Air Force One.
    Friday, August 26
    Governor Blanco of Louisiana declares state of emergency
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    Karl Rove leads campaign to blame local officials and contain political damage to the Bush Administration with regards to the hurricane response
    President Bush arrives in New Orleans to witness firsthand the relief effort and repairs to the levees; "I am satisfied with the response. I am not satisfied with the results."
    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg}{http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2006/08/firefighters2.jpg} Bush surveys the destruction left behind Katrina from Air Force One. poses with firefighters for photo-op
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    http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?ID=192&Detail=5248
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Wednesday, January 19

  1. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Before and After Pictures http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrin…
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    Before and After Pictures
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=366150829&index=11
    Major Immediate Events Timeline
    Friday, August 26
    Governor Blanco of Louisiana declares state of emergency
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    President Bush shares birthday cake photo-op with Arizona Senator John McCain
    (11AM CDT) - Michael Brown finally requests first 1,000 DHS employees to provide aid in the Gulf; employees expected to arrive within 2 days
    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg} Tuesday, August 30
    U.S. Marine Wasp-class vessel, U.S.S. Bataan, full of medical resources, food, and drinking water lies untapped offshore in the Gulf of Mexico aside from some initial helicopter rescues dispatched from the ship
    Wednesday, August 31
    First national guard troops arrive two days after the order to deploy, to deliver aid and rescue stranded evacuees
    FEMA cannot muster enough ambulances for medical treatment
    Conditions in the Superdome become violent, unsanitary, and chaotic; refugees are subject to crime, dehydration, and disease
    Governor Blanco desperately requests more troop aid from President Bush
    Head of DHS, Chertoff expresses satisfaction with overall relief effort of federal government
    FEMA director, Michael Brown issues statement expressing surprise regarding the strength and size of the storm
    Thursday, September 1
    President Bush claims no knowledge of levee insufficiency prior to the storm making landfall, despite receiving warnings just a few days earlier
    Still no official leadership/organized relief system
    Brown claims no knowledge of widespread violence through New Orleans; finally learns of evacuees in the convention center
    Mayor Nagin cries out in "desperate SOS" to federal government for evacuation buses, food, and shelter aid
    Friday, September 2
    Karl Rove leads campaign to blame local officials and contain political damage to the Bush Administration with regards to the hurricane response
    President Bush arrives in New Orleans to witness firsthand the relief effort and repairs to the levees; "I am satisfied with the response. I am not satisfied with the results."
    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg} Bush surveys the destruction left behind Katrina from Air Force One.

    Sources
    http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?ID=192&Detail=5248
    http://thinkprogress.org/katrina-timeline/
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0902_050902_katrina_levees.html
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0914_050914_katrina_timeline_2.html

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  2. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Max wind speeds of 175 mph and averaged 125 mph winds on land The states of the U.S. affected…
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    Max wind speeds of 175 mph and averaged 125 mph winds on land
    The states of the U.S. affected included Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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    Hurricane Katrina solely in Louisiana reached 1,8331,464 people (total death count: 1,833)
    80% of the city of New Orleans was completely flooded
    52% of Americans believed that not enough effort was given by the federal government toward the relief effort
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    (7AM CDT) Hurricane Katrina officially declared Category 5 hurricane
    9:30AM CDT - Mayor Nagin of New Orleans orders mandatory evacuation of the city
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    Homeland Security Michael Chertoff warned by
    Louisiana National Guard requests 700 evacuation buses from FEMA; only 100 provided
    Monday, August 29
    (Approx. 7AM CDT) Hurricane Katrina makes first landfall in U.S. as Category 4 hurricane
    Morning - President Bush informed of levee breaches; both Brown and Mayfield warn Bush of imminent flooding threat due to levee breaching
    President Bush discusses immigration issues with Chertoff in a telephone call
    President Bush shares birthday cake photo-op with Arizona Senator John McCain
    (11AM CDT) - Michael Brown finally requests first 1,000 DHS employees to provide aid in the Gulf; employees expected to arrive within 2 days

    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg}
    Sources
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  3. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Key Facts $81 billion of total damages Was a category Category 3 hurricane ... Orleans; …
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    Key Facts
    $81 billion of total damages
    Was a categoryCategory 3 hurricane
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    Orleans; reached categoryCategory 5 levels
    Max wind speeds of 175 mph and averaged 125 mph winds on land
    The states of the U.S. affected included Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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    attributed to the hurricaneHurricane Katrina reached 1,833
    80% of the city of New Orleans was completely flooded
    52% of Americans believed that not enough effort was given by the federal government toward the relief effort
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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=366150829&index=11
    Major Events Timeline of Hurricane Katrina
    AugustFriday, August 26 - Governor
    Governor
    Blanco of
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    of emergency
    August 26 - Gulf

    Gulf
    Coast states
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    the Pentagon
    August

    Saturday, August
    27 - Governor
    Governor
    Barbour of
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    of emergency
    August 27 - Governor

    Governor
    Blanco asks
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    of Louisiana
    President Bush declares federal state of emergency in Louisiana; FEMA officially given jurisdiction and responsibility to "provide at it's discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency"
    Sunday, August 28
    (7AM CDT) Hurricane Katrina officially declared Category 5 hurricane
    9:30AM CDT - Mayor Nagin of New Orleans orders mandatory evacuation of the city
    Afternoon - President Bush, FEMA Director Michael Brown, and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security warned by National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield of potential levee failure around the city of New Orleans
    Louisiana National Guard requests 700 evacuation buses from FEMA; only 100 provided
    Monday, August 29
    (Approx. 7AM CDT) Hurricane Katrina makes first landfall in U.S. as Category 4 hurricane

    {http://www.princeton.edu/~pkrugman/bushkatrina.jpg}
    Sources
    http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?ID=192&Detail=5248
    http://thinkprogress.org/katrina-timeline/

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  4. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Before and After Pictures http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrin…
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    Before and After Pictures
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=366150829&index=11
    The ResponseMajor Events Timeline of Hurricane Katrina
    August 26 - Governor Blanco of Louisiana declares state of emergency
    August 26 - Gulf Coast states request troop aid from the Pentagon
    August 27 - Governor Barbour of Mississippi declares state of emergency
    August 27 - Governor Blanco asks President Bush to declare a federal state of emergency in the state of Louisiana

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  5. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... Was a category 3 hurricane upon hitting New Orleans; reached category 5 levels during peak Ma…
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    Was a category 3 hurricane upon hitting New Orleans; reached category 5 levels during peak
    Max wind speeds of 175 mph and averaged 125 mph winds on land
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    included Louisiana, Missouri,Mississippi, Alabama, and
    The death count attributed to the hurricane reached 1,833 people
    80% of the city of New Orleans was completely flooded
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  6. page Hurricane Katrina edited ... http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/aug/26/hurricanekatrina-neworleans#/?picture=3661…
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    The Response
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