Hurricane katrina made its second and third landfalls in the gulf coast region on august 29, 2005, as a category 3 hurricane on monday, august 29 area affiliates of local television station wdsu reported new orleans was experiencing widespread flooding due to breaches of several army corps-built levees, was without power, and that there were several instances of catastrophic damage in residential and business areas. The purpose of this study was to document changes in mental and physical health among 392 low-income parents exposed to hurricane katrina and to explore how hurricane-related stressors and loss relate to post-katrina well being.
Katrina is the costliest us hurricane, with estimated damage over $81 billion and costs over $160 billion (2005 us dollars) map of new orleans showing flooding depths maximum depths are above 15 feet. The purpose of this study was to document changes in mental and physical health among 392 low-income parents exposed to hurricane katrina and to explore how hurricane-related stressors and loss relate to post-katrina well being the prevalence of probable serious mental illness doubled, and nearly. Hurricane katrina survivors talk about the impact of hurricane katrina, 10 years after the historic storm devastated the gulf coast.
Katrina also had a significant impact on the popularity of the name for babies according to the social security administration, katrina, which had ranked as the 281st female baby name in 2004, dropped down to 382nd most popular name in 2006, 600th most popular name in 2007, and 815th most popular name in 2009. Hurricane katrina had many social effects firstly, many many lives were lost, while many more were disrupted firstly, many many lives were lost, while many more were disrupted the hurricane left hundreds of thousands without access to their homes or jobs , it separated people from relatives, and caused both physical and mental distress on.
Perhaps the longest-lasting impact of hurricane katrina was its environmental damage that impacted public health significant amounts of industrial waste and raw sewage spilled directly into new orleans neighborhoods, and oil spills from offshore rigs, coastal refineries, and even corner gas. Health effects of hurricane katrina the main health effects of hurricane katrina had to deal with the amount of water left behind in new orleans outbreaks of west nile, mold, and endotoxin levels rising were the biggest concerns.
Hurricane katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the united states an estimated 1,833 people died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed in late august 2005, and. The impact and aftermath of hurricane katrina led to one of the most severe humanitarian crises in the history of the united states in addition to the over 1,300 fatalities caused by katrina over.
Hurricane katrina was a category 5 monster storm it was the most destructive hurricane to hit the united states it did more damage than any other natural disaster in us history it did most of its damage after it hit louisiana on august 29, 2005 that was after the national hurricane center reclassified down to a category 3 hurricane. Effects hurricane katrina had on the rest of the us katrina hit new orleans the hardest, mainly because it is below sea level and easily flooded, but it also did damage in other states it caused flooding in southern florida and damage and extensive power outages in miami. The ecological impact of hurricane katrina, five years later by nina rastogi also in slate, read an article about some louisiana national guardsmen who were stationed in baghdad during katrina.