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Documentary: Hurricane Katrina Was A Man-Made Disaster

Aug 27, 2015
Courtesy AmericaCrumbling.org

The destruction of New Orleans' levees are to blame for the deaths and devastation that followed Hurricane Katrina, according to America Crumbling, a movement that calls for the United States' infrastructure to be mended. 

Hurricane Katrina Photos: In The Eye Of The Storm

Aug 27, 2015
A woman cries while sitting with her two children after members of the U.S. Coast Guard transported victims of Hurricane Katrina from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to the airport, Saturday Sept. 3, 2005 in New Orleans, La.
Rob Carr / AP Photo

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history.

Over 1 million people across the Gulf Coast were in need of housing or disaster related assistance after the storm, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Costs soared to more than $100 billion, and nearly 2,000 people died. 

Here we take a look back 10 years ago to remember New Orleans, one of the cities hit hardest by Katrina.