The Weaknesses Of Hurricane Katrina

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Introduction; In August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina attacked the Gulf Coast of the United States. Where, the storm causes landfall in golf coast states. The hurricane had a Classified 3 level on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. The hurricane brought sustained winds about 100–140 miles per hour. Then, the winds have extended about 400 miles across. The storm itself did a great deal of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic. Damage of dams led to massive flooding, and many people charged that the federal government was slow to response to their needs. Especially, the people who had affected by the storm. Hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were displaced from their homes. There are many of economic …show more content…
New Orleans State had limited emergency evacuations plans. The governor of the city did not expect the Katrina Hurricanes disaster would be reach to that level. The government has used different approaches to addressing the Hurricane challenges. The federal and state level government have adopted on the basic implementation of the rescue operations. Also, the recovery operation, have relay on visits the affected areas and makes an actual assessment of the damage that can be addressed in the short term and the damage on a long term. The Katrina hurricanes were the first disaster after the 9/11 has faced the US Government. Also, there were overlapping among the most of the local agencies. The overlapping was considering the big obstacle to identify the absolute needs to the affected areas. The group discussion, it was limited and under the government control. The discussion group was focused on the members of the community to formulate solutions and the divide of tasks and responsibilities. Moreover, listening to the priorities of the posed by community members. meeting with the local government, municipalities, the national level, and representatives of the local population. Most of the data and information have collected through personal interviews, non-governmental and governmental organizations. As well as, meet with ordinary people and take advantage of their views and dialogues. Depending on informal …show more content…
Also, involved and cross-sectorial public, private and non-profit sectors. The National Response Plan attempted to make the role more formal to increase their responsibilities some of the central actors in crisis response. The plan identified a series of Emergency Support Functions for different federal agencies to provide support to FEMA. FEMA’s traditional role for large-scale disasters is to act as a coordinator, orchestrating the capacities of the federal government, while working with state responders. As a crisis takes on a larger scale, more responders will be needed, and as the crisis creates more tasks, a greater variety of capacities will be required. The Katrina participation scope was so large. It was high percentage of failure to fully understanding among of the active agencies in the humanitarian field, because the overlapping of skill’s voluntary had offered, and how to use their capacities. The government has counted over 500 different organizations involved in the weeks after landfall. These agencies and organizations government and public have responded to a central goal: reducing the suffering and loss of life that resulted from the hurricane. Parallelly, with this overall goal, there were many more specific goals during the response phase: e.g., evacuation; delivering materials “food, water, ice and medicine” recovering bodies and

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