Hurricane Katrina: Complete Coverage

Updated October 13, 2005

Hurricane Katrina, which struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2005, may rank among the costliest natural disasters in lost human lives and destroyed property in U.S. history. Bookmark this page for news stories, pictures, and video clips.


Photo Gallery: Rescues at Katrina-Hit Aquarium
Animals from the Marine Life Oceanarium in Gulfport, Mississippi, are the target of an unusual rescue effort. Go >>

Photo Gallery: Pets, Hurricane Katrina's Other Victims
Thousands of dogs, cats, and other animals are stranded, and animal-welfare groups are pouring in to save them. Warning: disturbing images. Go >>

Photo Gallery: Katrina's Aftermath, Week Two
Rescue operations transition into relief efforts as Gulf Coast residents pick through the wreckage. Go >>

Photo Gallery: Agony Reigns in Katrina's Aftermath
Amid tsunami-like destruction, hundreds of thousands of survivors await a helping hand. Go >>

Photo Gallery: New Orleans People, Pets Flee Flood
Goaded by rising floodwaters and an evacuation order, residents are escaping. Go >>

Photo Gallery: New Orleans Refugees Struggle, Looters Plunder
Thousands struggle to evacuate New Orleans as food and water grow scarce and looters raid stores. Go >>

Photo Gallery: Hurricane Katrina Smashes Gulf Coast
Hurricane Katrina came ashore near New Orleans. Go >>

Photo in the News: Hurricane Shreds Superdome Roof
Intense winds from Hurricane Katrina tore away parts of the roof of New Orleans' Superdome, allowing rain to shower down on the refugees inside. Go >>


In Poverty-Stricken Mississippi, Katrina's Damage Lingers
Weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck, people on Mississippi's Gulf Coast cling to what's left of their homes, as the devastated region inches its way to recovery. Go >>

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