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Essay | New Orleans

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of New Orleans.
This section contains 466 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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New Orleans

Summary: This essay is about New Orleans and the damage it suffered from Hurricane Katrina.
In this essay, I will talk about the damage suffered to New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans had a near direct hit from a category four hurricane, which blew down part of the levy system. That caused water to enter the city and start the flooding. Hurricane Katrina has left New Orleans with a lot of problems, from flooding and structural damage to power outages and broken water systems.

Flooding in New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina was predicted, but the extent of the flooding was uncertain. Because of the location of the city, much of it below sea level and lacking natural drainage and rainfall often causes local flooding, which is controlled by a network of canals and pumps. Flooding is the result of the breaching of the levees. Although the city did not receive Katrina's strongest force, the levees were not able to hold because they...

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This section contains 466 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on New Orleans
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