Katrina-related data

Recovery Funding Gap

Damages caused by Hurricane Katrina and Rita dwarfed those caused by previous disasters. Most federal spending has gone for relief, not rebuilding. Private insurance plus charitable giving does not close the gap.

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Housing Damage Estimates

Detailed tables on the extent of damage, type of damage, tenure, insurance status, and housing type are provided for impacted states, as well as select counties in Mississippi, parishes in Louisiana, and each of Orleans Parish’s 14 Planning Districts.

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