The deadly storm forever changed New Orleans when it made landfall and claimed more than 15 hundred lives and damaged more than 200 thousand homes. The storm displaced millions of people in the Gulf Region.
It’s considered the most expensive disaster in the history of the global insurance industry. The federal government spent more than 120 billion dollars on the gulf region, post-Katrina.
Click the video below to watch aftermath scenes from Hurricane Katrina.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/29/13