The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System: What Went Wrong and Why
By: Teachers College
Published: 2007
Uploaded: 06/19/2017
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
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Tags: citizenship, curriculum, democracy, hurricane, Katrina, Levees, NOLA

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Description/Abstract: This report developed by the ASCE Hurricane Katrina External Review Panel provides a detailed assessment of what happened to the New Orleans hurricane protection system during Hurricane Katrina and the contributing factors to its failure. In addition to extensive analyses of the technical and policy-related causes of the destruction, the report also offers recommendations for corrections and improvements to the hurricane protection system.