- These pages cover water-related issues associated with Hurricane Katrina (2005) and other hurricanes.
Hurricane Health and Safety
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Provides information on drinking water safety, sanitation, and hygiene following hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Hurricane Response 2005
Environmental Protection Agency.
Provides information on drinking water safety, flood waters, EPA response activities and related issues.
Louisiana State University. Extension Disaster Education Network.
Covers a range of topics including flood recovery, locating safe drinking water and emergency sanitation.
Librarians' Index to the Internet.
Contains sections on environmental factors, flood cleanup, flood control and levee management, maps and images and more.
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
Provides information from the state environmental agency. See also Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and Mississippi Department of Health for drinking water information.
Hurricane Season 2005: Katrina
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Has satellite images, before, during and after Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricanes: Links to Health Information
DHHS. National Library of Medicine.
Provides links to environmental health and toxicology information.
Hurricane Katrina Images
DOC. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Provides images "of the Gulf coast of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama after Hurricane Katrina made landfall." NOAA's National Climatic Data Center has created a Summary of Hurricane Katrina page with sections on storm meteorology and background; rain, wind and pressure; and impacts of the storm.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DOD. United States Army.
Provides many links to information about Corps activities in the hurricane-affected area.
Hurricane Katrina Special Feature
DOI. United States Geological Survey.
Contains information from the agency, including pictures of New Orleans and the coast before and after the hurricane.