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Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans

The effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans was catastrophic and long-lasting.

The storm, which was the costliest hurricane as well as one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history, made it's second and third landfalls in the Gulf Coast region on August 29, 2005 as a Category 3 hurricane.

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