In Mississippi, Hurricane Katrina Altered the Landscape and Lives

Katrina’s hurricane-force winds extended 115 miles from the center when it made landfall Aug. 29, 2005, on the Mississippi-Louisiana line.

5 Lessons Katrina Taught Local First Responders

While Wilmington, N.C., was no stranger to hurricanes before the storm, local emergency management officials learned a few lessons from how Louisiana and the nation responded to the emergency.

With Erika Bearing Down on Florida, Emergency Managers Get ready for a Storm

The three-tiered system begins with local drainage off yards and streets, moves into municipal and county storm drains, and is then deposited into the water management district structures.