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Wikipedia: Hurricane Katrina
- Contains history of the storm, and its effects on the region.
Aftermath of Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
- A photo presentation of Hurricane Katrina's catastrophic effects on the coastal towns of south Mississippi.
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
- Official site provides information on local offices, mutual aid and road closures.
Alabama Homeland Security
- Continuing news about Katrina, recovery, and assistance needed.
Governor: Everyone Must Leave New Orleans
- On August 31, Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco ordered evacuation of New Orleans. Pentagon mounting biggest search-and-rescue in U.S. history.
Hurricane Katrina Advisory Archive
- Collection of the periodic reports given by the National Hurricane Center of NOAA August 23-30, 2005.
Hurricane Katrina: Links to Health Information
- Links to sites that deal with health issues facing hurricane survivors and rescue workers.
Kathryn Cramer: New Orleans Levee Break(s) Before and After
- Personal pages by Kathryn Cramer with news reports of the flooding of New Orleans following breaks and overflows of the levees.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
- Includes press releases, missing persons, contacts, staging centers, and relief distribution points.
New Orleans - The New Atlantis?
- Scientists examine the future of New Orleans beyond 2100. Factors include sea level rise, land subsidence (sinking three feet per century), loss of wetlands, and the absence of restoration programs on the Mississippi River Delta.
Rebuilding St. Bernard
- A weblog for residents to share information on missing loved ones, discuss the aftermath and help each other.
Rescuers Rely on Makeshift Communications
- Phones are out and fiber optic cables are broken. Emergency communication is crowded on one frequency. Solutions include satellite phones and runners. (NBC News)
Snopes Urban Legends Reference Pages: Hurricane Katrina
- Attempts to separate truth from fiction regarding the disaster, its causes, aftermath, and relief efforts.
- Reprint of award winning articles with predictions of hurricane and flood dangers for New Orleans similar to what eventually happened. By Mark Schleifstein and John McQuaid of The Times-Picayune.
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