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Repaired 17th street levee in New Orleans - Katrina Third Year Recovery

New Orleans, La., November 26, 2005 -- Storm surge and heavy winds from Hurricane Katrina forced a barge to breech this levee in the Lower Ninth Ward. The levee breach caused widespread flooding of more than 10 feet forcing families from their homes. Barb Sturner/FEMA
New Orleans, La., November 26, 2005 -- Storm surge and heavy winds from Hurricane Katrina forced a barge to breech this levee in the Lower Ninth Ward. The levee breach caused widespread flooding of more than 10 feet forcing families from their homes. Barb Sturner/FEMA - Location: New Orleans, LA
Last Updated: March 19, 2014