Cause And Effect Essays On Hurricane Katrina
This meant that most homes that were flooded had to be completely destroyed.
A lot of water flooded the city and some areas that were flooded near New Orleans are still under water.All of the health concerns for New Orleans came from the amount of flood water because there was so much of it, that it was an optimal breeding ground for mosquitoes and the water covered everything making nothing truly safe.The image above shows the pumping of water out of New Orleans.This case study is part of a collection of pages developed by students in the 2012 introductory-level Geology and Human Health course in the Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University. Hurricane Katrina was one of the strongest storms to hit the United States coast within the last 100 years.It devastated New Orleans and caused many health concerns for the public.Hurricane Katrina brought with it flood waters, the loss of power, little livable space left, and a breeding ground for mosquitoes.This in turn caused molds to grow, endotoxin levels to rise, little clean drinking water, spoiled food, West Nile virus concerns, and many other causes for a person to be sick.The colors in the image so the the intensity of the storm. It then moved northwest, becoming Tropical Storm Katrina.It continued through the northwestern Bahamas (August 24-25) and then went westward towards southern Florida.The water left from the storm left little clean water to use, buildings completely destroyed, and the public at a loss for words.Nothing can truly stop these types of storms, all one can do is know what to look out for and how to protect themselves as best as they can.