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Lower Ninth Ward
Devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the inept federal government management
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From: baltimore
Tue Oct 30 10:48:10 -0700 2007
It would perhaps be more accurate to say that the devastation was caused by the failure of the I-Walls that can be seen slightly to the West. The houses were pushed East by a wall of water by flooding when those retaining walls (often misidentified as "levies") failed. They were built by the Army Corps of Engineers, who can be seen rebuilding them in this satellite photo.

From: celtic
Tue Feb 26 12:03:46 -0800 2008
I second the comment. Federal Government had nothing to do with the destruction of Ninth-Ward...


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