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Hurricane Katrina lessons applied to rivers around St. Louis

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 13:54
(KTVI)– Two men instrumental in the New Orleans redesign after Hurricane Katrina are familiar to Washington University students. Patrick Clark takes on a ride on the Stateamind AquaFox down the Mississippi with the professors trying to get this region to look towards its future.
AN EPIDEMIC KNOWS NO BORDER
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:30
Nine years ago, my family was out on a limb -- or on rooftops. They were looking for someone to rescue them from the angry floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina. Day after day, I scoured the Internet. I called friends in Louisiana to ask if they were able to visit the local shelters, or to call the Red Cross.
SUNO celebrates fully functioning campus
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 06:46
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina inundated Southern University of New Orleans with water, officials say the campus is fully functioning. The university celebrated the milestone on the front lawn of the newly renovated administration building Thursday. After multiple moves, demolitions, renovations and with new buildings coming, SUNO is back to full capacity. A restoration ceremony marked the completion of renovations in the Emmett W.
Ike anniversary highlights late-season hurricane threats
Sunday, 14 September 2014 09:28
Hurricane Ike roared into Texas on Sept. 14, 2008 causing massive damage to the Gulf Coast. The Category 2 storm with it's massive storm surge and 110 mile per hour winds caused millions in damage in the Houston area and its impact is still being felt today. However, Ike was not the only late-season storm to cause havoc on the Texas coast.
Hurricane Katrina victim faces more damage after flash flooding
Thursday, 11 September 2014 10:05
SOUTHAVEN, MS - (WMC) - Thursday as water ravished north Mississippi, Robert Kelly's neighbor at Savannah Creek Apartments in Southaven warned him to move his car from the flooding parking lot. "I attempted to move it, and I was very unsuccessful," said Kelly. Friday morning his car, a total loss, was towed. Kelly showed WMC Action News 5's Jerica Phillips pictures that he captured on his cell phone, flooding pictures of his car that he…
Family who relocated after Hurricane Katrina has their house flooded in Mesa
Monday, 08 September 2014 14:45
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Nine years later, Katrina funds still being misused
Monday, 08 September 2014 04:33
This was just a slice of the $87.7 million given to that county, and most of the funds had been spent properly, the watchdog report said. Still, the millions of unused or misused funds are notable as they are still being realized years after they were distributed. FEMA's disaster relief grants for the 2005 hurricane have long come under scrutiny.
Hurricane-Proof Drones Are the Storm Chasers of Tomorrow
Sunday, 07 September 2014 08:10
« Video: Daredevil Explorers Rappel Into an Active Volcano By April Reese | September 8, 2014 12:11 pm When Hurricane Katrina bore down on New Orleans in August of 2005, federal officials couldn’t predict how it would behave with any real certainty until two days before landfall. Next time, their fortune-telling is likely to be far more accurate, thanks to a new type of hurricane-proof data-gathering drone now in development.
Auditors Still Finding Misused FEMA Katrina Funds
Sunday, 07 September 2014 07:58
Federal auditors are still ferretting out the misuse of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal disaster relief disbursed to victims of Hurricane Katrina roughly nine years after the disastrous storm. Just last week, the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General reported that $4.7 million in federal grants given to Hancock County, Mississippi have either not been used appropriately or not been used at all.
Texans’ Kendrick Lewis makes Houston home after Katrina nightmare
Saturday, 06 September 2014 07:16
Kendrick Lewis was one of approximately 240,000 New Orleans evacuees who ended up in Houston in 2005. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle) Nine years ago, Kendrick Lewis was caught in the storm. During the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, he was a 17-year-old high school football star, eyeing college ball at Mississippi and a future life in the NFL.

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