resulted in massive loss of life and billions of dollars in property damage.
There were and are many lessons to be learned from this event. Finger pointing
started before the event was over. Most of the focus on Hurricane Katrina was
on its impact on New Orleans; however, the storm ravaged a much wider area than
In a well-written paper, briefly summarize the
event in its entirety. Next, focus on the impact that Katrina had on the city
of New Orleans. What went right and what went wrong during the response effort?
Given that the impact area was much bigger than New Orleans, what difference
did the initial responses make? Examine this event from the local, state, and
national response levels. What are the lessons learned and how are we more
prepared today for natural disasters like Katrina?
Your paper should be 2-3 pages in length and in
apa format with in text citations. Cite at least three credible outside sources
for support. Must be in third person, even though the assignment instructions
may be asking you your views or perspectives. To do this, write from the
perspective of a scholar who observes and researches about the particular
topic. Therefore, first person should be avoided.