On August 29th
was hit with one of most damaging and costly
hurricanes in the history of the United States
. One of the
disappointing issues of the catastrophe is that the devastation was due
to human engineering failures.
would also argue, based on the numerous studies done and warnings
to Katrina, that the magnitude of hurricane damage occurring had been
expected for the area.
Because of the
increasing number of hurricanes predicted to make landfall in the area,
imperative that the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina be examined
and used to prevent future catastrophic results of natural disasters.
In this section, we plan to evaluate the chain
of events surrounding the disaster.