Nine days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, flood waters still persist in New Orleans.
[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 7, 2005 — Neighborhoods throughout the area remain flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA, 09/07/2005
Jocelyn Augustino, photographer. From the series: Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials, 1998 - 09/30/2008
[Hurricane Katrina] Pascagoula, Miss., October 29, 2005 — The Carnival cruise ship Holiday docks in Pascagoula, Miss. after sailing from Mobile, Ala. today. The ship is being used to temporarily house Mississippi residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina. FEMA/Mark Wolfe, 10/29/2005
Hoping relief measures of this scale won’t be necessary post-Sandy…
Two weeks after the Treaty of Ghent had technically ended the hostilities of the War of 1812, American forces under Andrew Jackson defeated a British invasion force at the Battle of New Orleans on January 8, 1815.
- The Battle of New Orleans. January 1815. Copy of engraving by H. B. Hall after W. Momberger.
- [Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, St. Bernard, LA, 01-07-06 — Community Relations Specialist Dawn Hubbard & Bonnie Frabasilio talk with the Hughes family at the 1814 Battle of New Orleans reenactment… MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo, 01/07/2006
"Home is Where You Hook Up."
Ocean Springs, MS, February 6, 2006 — Janine Baxter showing her FEMA trailer which she has decorated. She received the trailer within two weeks after her family’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. A relative gave her a Christmas tree ornament, a model trailer, “Home is Where You Hook Up”. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo, 02/04/2006
August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in the United States
These are just a few images of more than 3,300 images taken by FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Celebrating 221 years of the Coast Guard!
On August 4, 1790, Alexander Hamilton established the United States Revenue Cutter Service under the Department of Treasury.
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