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Katrina Presentation

Katrina Presentation

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Published by: alyssacantor on Feb 10, 2010
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Crisis: HurricaneKatrinaNews Coverage:Before, During andAfter
Alyssa Cantor, Olivia Carrino, BrandonLittlejohn, Ryan Podges, and Kaitlin Terpstra-SweeneyComm 439February 8, 2010
Coverage Leading Up toKatrina
March 17, 2001(Times-Picayune)
August 11, 2002 (NY Times)
September 16, 2004 (TheToronto Star)
“Corps to examine hurricanedefenses - Levees wouldn'thave held Georges”
March 17, 2001
 Author: Sandra Barbier 
Sites near-miss Hurricane Georges (‘98)Army Corps of Engineers
announces study
to determinewhether hurricane protection is Southern LA is sufficient forcat. 4&5 hurricanesImprovements would
“cost billions of dollars”
Some of those levees may not even reach the protectioncriteria because of the
loss of coastal wetlands
bufferingthe levees from the Gulf of Mexico

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