Collection: Katrina Photographs

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A small selection from the almost 3100 photographs from Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana.
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September 19, 2013
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  • New Orleans, Sept. 1, 2005 -- Sitting on this airport luggate cart are survivors of Hurricane Katrina at the New Orleans Airport where FEMA's D-MAT teams have set up a medical hospital and where people will be flown to shelters in other states. New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of floods and damage caused by hurricane Katrina. Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

    Photograph by Michael Rieger taken on 09/02/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Michael Rieger
    New Orleans, Sept. 1, 2005 -- Sitting on this airport luggate cart are survivors of Hurricane Katrina at the New Orleans Airport where FEMA's D-MAT teams have set up a medical hospital and where people will be flown to shelters in other states. New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of floods and damage caused by hurricane Katrina. Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La, August 31, 2005 - Evacuees wait for water and other services provided by volunteer agencies at the main staging site.  These rescued victims were stranded by flood waters left behind by Hurricane Katrina on August 29.  Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, La, August 31, 2005 - Evacuees wait for water and other services provided by volunteer agencies at the main staging site. These rescued victims were stranded by flood waters left behind by Hurricane Katrina on August 29. Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.
  • New Orleans, La., August 31, 2005 - A woman evacuee is given food by a Salvation Army volunteer worker as others wait for water and other services. Thousands of rescued victims were left stranded for days by Hurricane Katrina which flooded the area on August 29.  New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of floods and damage caused by hurricane Katrina. Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, La., August 31, 2005 - A woman evacuee is given food by a Salvation Army volunteer worker as others wait for water and other services. Thousands of rescued victims were left stranded for days by Hurricane Katrina which flooded the area on August 29. New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of floods and damage caused by hurricane Katrina. Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.
  • New Orleans, La, August 31, 2005 - Firefighters carry an evacuee, ferried in by helicopter, to the medical triage area set up at the main staging area at I-10 and Causeway.  Emergency workers from numerous agencies joined together to assist those rescued from the floodwaters in Jefferson Parish by Hurricane Katrina on August 29.   Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, La, August 31, 2005 - Firefighters carry an evacuee, ferried in by helicopter, to the medical triage area set up at the main staging area at I-10 and Causeway. Emergency workers from numerous agencies joined together to assist those rescued from the floodwaters in Jefferson Parish by Hurricane Katrina on August 29. Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo
  • Houston, TX., 9/9/2005 -- Hurricane Katrina evacuee, Hazel Wilson is assisted by FEMA worker, Anthony Zahn.  Mrs. Wilson, who is temporarily sheltered at the Astodome, is receiving a FEMA debit card for emergency needs. 
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

    Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 09/09/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Andrea Booher
    Houston, TX., 9/9/2005 -- Hurricane Katrina evacuee, Hazel Wilson is assisted by FEMA worker, Anthony Zahn. Mrs. Wilson, who is temporarily sheltered at the Astodome, is receiving a FEMA debit card for emergency needs. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher
  • Houston, TX., 9/8/2005 -- Elementary school students wave good bye to their parents as they leave the Reliant center for their first day of school in Texas. They are sheltered at the Reliant center and were evacuated from Louisianna.
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

    Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 09/08/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Andrea Booher
    Houston, TX., 9/8/2005 -- Elementary school students wave good bye to their parents as they leave the Reliant center for their first day of school in Texas. They are sheltered at the Reliant center and were evacuated from Louisianna. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher
  • Houston, TX., 9/5/2005 -- Thomas John and  and baby brothers are among the 18,000 hurricane Katrina survivors that are housed in the Red Cross shelter at the Astrodome and Reliant center,after evacuating New Orleans.
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

    Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 09/05/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Andrea Booher
    Houston, TX., 9/5/2005 -- Thomas John and and baby brothers are among the 18,000 hurricane Katrina survivors that are housed in the Red Cross shelter at the Astrodome and Reliant center,after evacuating New Orleans. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher
  • Houston, TX., 9/3/2005 -- Exhausted families arrive at the Astrodome after being evacuated from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

    Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 09/03/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Andrea Booher
    Houston, TX., 9/3/2005 -- Exhausted families arrive at the Astrodome after being evacuated from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher
  • Houston,TX., 9/3/2005 -- Houston Police look at Red Cross lost family members board in the Astrodome, where many families from New Orleans were evacuated and still looking for loved ones. 
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

    Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 09/03/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Andrea Booher
    Houston,TX., 9/3/2005 -- Houston Police look at Red Cross lost family members board in the Astrodome, where many families from New Orleans were evacuated and still looking for loved ones. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher
  • New Orleans, La., Monday, August 29, 2005 -- An aerial photograph from one of the first New Orleans fly overs showing the flooding as a result of the breeched levees.  Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 08/29/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Monday, August 29, 2005 -- An aerial photograph from one of the first New Orleans fly overs showing the flooding as a result of the breeched levees. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Tuesday, August 30, 2005 -- Cars parked on the New Orleans streets are flooded to the top of the wheel wells in this ground level photograph.  New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Tuesday, August 30, 2005 -- Cars parked on the New Orleans streets are flooded to the top of the wheel wells in this ground level photograph. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People walk through the New Orleans flood waters to get to higher ground.  New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People walk through the New Orleans flood waters to get to higher ground. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People walk through the New Orleans flood waters to get to higher ground. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People walk through the New Orleans flood waters to get to higher ground. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People standing on the overpasses and bridges to keep out of the New Orleans flood waters. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 08/31/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Wednesday, August 31, 2005 -- People standing on the overpasses and bridges to keep out of the New Orleans flood waters. New Orleans was under a mandatory evacuation order as a result of flooding caused by hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 -- Five of the 1355 buses used to evacuate New Orleans following hurricane Katrina.  Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

    Photograph by Marty Bahamonde taken on 09/01/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marty Bahamonde
    New Orleans, La., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 -- Five of the 1355 buses used to evacuate New Orleans following hurricane Katrina. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
  • New Orleans, September 5, 2005 - Several boats, part of a large scale search and rescue mission into the flooded regions of the city, depart at dawn.  Individuals still trapped in the city by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters are being rescued by boat and helicopter.  Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 09/05/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, September 5, 2005 - Several boats, part of a large scale search and rescue mission into the flooded regions of the city, depart at dawn. Individuals still trapped in the city by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters are being rescued by boat and helicopter. Photo by Win Henderson / FEMA photo.
  • New Orleans, La., September 14, 2005 - New flood walls are rapidly being built along the breached area of the 17th Street Canal in addition to an extension of sandbags, rock and gravel on the southern side of the canal. The new support is now 320' long, 25 feet wide on the top and at least 50' underneath.  Mary Beth Delarm/FEMA

    Photograph by Mary Beth Delarm taken on 09/14/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Mary Beth Delarm
    New Orleans, La., September 14, 2005 - New flood walls are rapidly being built along the breached area of the 17th Street Canal in addition to an extension of sandbags, rock and gravel on the southern side of the canal. The new support is now 320' long, 25 feet wide on the top and at least 50' underneath. Mary Beth Delarm/FEMA
  • New Orleans, LA--September 16, 2005--A member of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue team Texas Task Force 1 goes out on a mission to areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 09/16/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, LA--September 16, 2005--A member of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue team Texas Task Force 1 goes out on a mission to areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., September 15, 2005 -- A member of the US Coast Guard drags his boat through some flooded areas to help the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue teams get to areas that are impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 09/15/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., September 15, 2005 -- A member of the US Coast Guard drags his boat through some flooded areas to help the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue teams get to areas that are impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, September 17, 2005 - Gallon-sized cans of green beans are open and ready to be cooked at a field kitchen set up by the Arkansas branch of the Southern Baptist relief association.  The American Red Cross provides these hot meals using their feeding trucks to people throughout the city .  Win Henderson / FEMA

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 09/17/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, September 17, 2005 - Gallon-sized cans of green beans are open and ready to be cooked at a field kitchen set up by the Arkansas branch of the Southern Baptist relief association. The American Red Cross provides these hot meals using their feeding trucks to people throughout the city . Win Henderson / FEMA

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