After the Storm: Katrina Ten Years Later by The Washington Post

By The Washington Post

The aftermath used to be nearly as devastating because the typhoon itself. within the ten years on account that typhoon Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, New Orleans has replaced greatly, and The Washington put up returns to the area to take the complete degree of the city's lengthy, bothered, inspiring, unfinished comeback.

When typhoon Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, it wrenched greater than one million humans from their houses and without end altered New Orleans—one of the country's cultural capitals. It reordered the city's economic climate and inhabitants in ways in which are nonetheless being felt this day. What replaced? And what used to be misplaced within the intervening decade?

Dozens of Washington put up writers and photographers descended on New Orleans whilst Katrina hit, and lots of of these related reporters went again for the anniversary. What they discovered used to be a thriving urban, buttressed by means of a brand new $14.5 billion advanced of sea partitions, levees, pump stations and outfall canals. What they heard was once that, whereas a few mourn the lack of the recent Orleans' soul and authenticity, others—who observed a determined want for development even sooner than the storm—welcome the rebuilding of latest Orleans into America's most modern tech hub.

This insightful, elegiac book, then, is either a back and forth examine New Orleans' comeback, jam-packed with the voices of these who have been driven by way of Katrina's winds in instructions they by no means imagined.

"The urban, on stability, is much better off than ahead of Katrina," says Jason Berry, a prolific New Orleans writer.

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