Skip to comments.Photos of Katrina
Posted on 09/06/2005 11:12:43 PM PDT by Indy PendanceEdited on 09/06/2005 11:23:00 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Water is pumped in Metairie, Louisiana near New Orleans
Firefighter waits for a pump so he can start fighting a house fire after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. With no water pressure in the city, firefighters have had to rely on aerial support to fight the fires in the area.
A suspected looter stands handcuffed after being arrested by police in New Orleans, LA
Hurricane Katrina evacuee Jai'Lynn Butler holds her stuffed animal as she sits on a cot on the floor of the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Nearly 200,000 students in the southern US state of Louisiana remained out of school as officials scrambled to find classrooms to replace those damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
A volunteer guides a boat during a rescue mission in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana September 6, 2005 after Hurricane Katrina struck the region. Several private boats manned with New Orleans police, military police and medical personnel scoured the flooded streets in search of stranded residents.
The last of the Hurricane Katrina survivors who used the Superdome in New Orleans as shelter wait for evacuation. New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson supported a plan to play National Football League games at nearby Baton Rouge as talk began about tearing down the team's storm-damaged Superdome home.
A sign regarding Hurricane Katrina sits in front of the Beauvoir, the home of Jefferson Davis, the only Confederate president, which was built in 1852 and survived many hurricanes on September 6, 2005 in Biloxi, Mississippi. The Beauvoir was damaged extensively by Hurricane Katrina.
Firefighters walk along the beach past moorings where the President's Casino once sat in Biloxi, Mississippi September 6, 2005. The casino was brought approximately 500 yards down the beach onto the street by Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina delivered a heavy political blow to President George W. Bush, potentially crippling his second-term domestic agenda and undermining Republican prospects in next year's congressional elections, political analysts said on Tuesday.
Jason Solak, right and Jack Thomas of the California Task Force 4 search and rescue team from Oakland, Ca., search for victims of Hurricane Katrina in the rubble of destroyed houses in East Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.
Jack Thomas, a search and rescue worker on the California Task Force 4 from Oakland, Ca., checks his optic fiber sensor while searching for victims of Hurricane Katrina in East Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.
A military helicopter flies over flooded homes in Chalmette, La., Tuesday, Sept. 6 2005. Flood water remains high in Chalmette, more than a week after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area.
Lisa Hochstetler with United Canine, a volunteer search group from Ohio, and her dog Grisley search for victims of Hurricane Katrina in East Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.
A convoy of military vehicles crosses a flooded highway near New Orleans, September 6, 2005.
ez Larche looks among fallen trees for items from her home in Clermont Harbor, Mississippi, September 6, 2005. Larche's home was completely levelled when Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast on August 29.
Katrina Hurricane victim Russell Watts from Kiln, Miss., is helped off an Idaho Air National Guard plane by medical personel at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005. Watts was one of six people brought to Idaho from the hurricane zone on Tuesday for medical care and housing.
New Orleans residents Sam Jackson, right, and Paul Adams sit in the dining area of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix Tuesday, Sept. 6. 2005. The two said all they were in need of were bus tickets to return to friends in the Baton Rouge, La., area. More than 500 residents from the New Orleans area were evacuated to Phoenix Sunday because of damage left from Hurricane Katrina.
Sam Larche looks for surviving items, including a photograph of his wife's grandfather (bottom), from their house in Clermont Harbor, Mississippi September 6, 2005. Larche's house was completely levelled when Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast on August 29.
Beth Johnson looks over the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in downtown Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi September 6, 2005. Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast on August 29 causing numerous deaths and severe property damage.
General view of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, flooded eights days after Hurricane Katrina hit the coasts of the Gulf of Mexico. The true extent of the environmental apocalypse which drowned New Orleans became clear as authorities sized up a hellish brew of sewage, corpses, waste, oil slicks, toxins and wreckage.
A resident sits near a burning house fire in the 7th ward in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Homes remain surrounded by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. President George W. Bush vowed to lead a probe of government lapses in responding to Hurricane Katrina.
A rescue boat patrols Canal Street in downtown New Orleans September 6, 2005. Many residents of New Orleans who live in the few areas on high ground that escaped flood waters say they will defy official requests for them to abandon their homes.
The message 'We Shall Return' is spray painted on the foundation of a house levelled by Hurricane Katrina in Waveland, Mississippi September 6, 2005.
U.S. President George W. Bush participates in a briefing before touring Hurricane Katrina damage done in the Mobile, Alabama area, September 2, 2005. From L-R are: Mississippi's Republican Gov. Haley Barbour (black shirt), Alabama's Republican Gov. Bob Riley, and Bush. Authorities are still struggling to evacuate thousands of people from hurricane-battered areas as food and water are scarce and looters raided local businesses. Bush said it would take years to recover from the devastation to Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
An SUV lies against a house and rubble in Biloxi, Mississippi. Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour said that 90 percent of buildings in the worst-hit area of the Gulf Coast in his state are 'totally just gone' after Hurricane Katrina.
The looter. the question is, was he one of the prisoners let loose on Monday after the storm by the NOPD only to arrest him again a week later?
The dumba$$ just had to throw that in there.
I am still shocked by the extent of the damage done by this storm.
Go to Yahoo photos, read the captions for the photos, almost every one blames the President.
When the San Francisco Bay Area is rocked by a 9.0 quake for 60 seconds...and we spiral into hell, will you be shocked then too?
I won't...I expect it...every damn day...and I am ready for it...
I looked at God's Outlook calendar and it's only a tentative date.
Sure I will. Knowing something is coming does not numb to its destruction when it does.