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Katrina Overview (Updated)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 8, 2005 @ 8:24 am In Weblogs | Comments Disabled

One again [1], we see the internet is an unbelievable resource whenever these disasters — both manmade or Acts of God — strike. In particular, the images, maps, satellite views and photojournalism are truly astonishing.

Here’s an assortment of perspectives from the media and individual bloggers:

 

Charities

Americares [2] (known as the most efficient relief charity in the U.S.)

Katrina/New Orleans Disaster Relief Aid [3]

The KatrinaHelp Wiki relief page [4]

Yahoo! Red Cross Donation Page [5]

Assistance for Victims

Yahoo: Search for Missing People [6]   

KatrinaSOS.org [7]

I’m Okay [8]

Missing Persons Database [9] (NOLA)

Medical Assistance

Food and Drug Administration [10]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [11]

Red Cross disaster services [12]

•  The American Diabetes Association [13]

•  The American Academy of Pediatrics [14]

(via WSJ’s Medical Checklist for Disasters [15])

Katrina Blogs

Hurricane Katrina [16]
HurricAid [17]
Katrina Housing & Transportion Resources [18]
Hurricane Watch [19]
Hurricane Katrina timeline [20]   
 

Energy Related

Gulf Oil & Gas Pipelines and Rigs [21]   

Tracking Fuel Costs [22]   

Lousiana Gulf Refiners and other Petrol Interests [23]

Gulf of Mexico: Rig Details [24]

Katrina + Gulf Oil facilities [25]   

Katrina Path and Insurance loss estimates [26]

Satellite Views

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [27] (and here [28])

Hurricane Katrina Aftermath [29] (orbimage)

•  NASA Hurricane Resource Page [30]

NYT Satellite Photos [31]

Mississippi Flooding & Erosion [32]

Katrina Flooding Seen from Space [33]

New Orleans Satellite Image [34]

Mississippi: Satellite View [35]

New Orleans Drying Out? [36]

Maps and Graphics

Rebuilding New Orleans [37]

Evacuees Relocation [38]

Storm Paths: 2005 and Before [35]

Levee Systems of New Orleans [39]  (NYT)

High-Tech Flood Control, European Style [40] (NYT)

The Levee System Around New Orleans [41] (WP)

New Orleans Elevation Map [42]   

New Orleans Evacuation Routes [43]

Mississippi River Watershed [44]

What a 1938 Hurricane would do to Long Island [45]

US Airline Disruptions [46]

Also, watch these 2 satellite photo providers for their upcoming Katrina coverage:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [47]

GlobeXplorer [48]

Historical Media Coverage (Pre-Katrina)

Washing Away [49] (eerily prescient series from THE TIMES-PICAYUNE [50])

Gone with the Water [51] (Nat’l Georgraphic, October 2004)

NEW ORLEANS IS SINKING [52] (September 11, 2001)

Media Coverage

Katrina News Tracker [53] (free WSJ — no subsciption required) 

The New York Times [54]

Newsweek [55]

CNN [56]

The Wall Street Journal [57] (subsciption required)

•  BBC [58]

Yahoo!: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms [59]

Google Katrina News [60]

Criticism

Hurricane Katrina timeline [20] 

The "city" of Louisiana [61] (Keith Olbermann)   

The big disconnect on New Orleans [62] (CNN) 

FEMA Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery [63] (talk about ironic juxstaposition!)

Photos

NOLA [64]

Flickr [65]

NYT [66]

WSJ [67], WSJ II [68]

Newsday [69]

Weather.com [70]

FEMA [63]

New Orlean Katrina Photos [71]

Video

WDSU [72]

MSNBC [73]

Accuweather [74]

MSNBC gulf coast [75]

BBC [76]

USA
Today

AP Video [77]

CBS [78]

•  New Orleans TV (WLOX) [79]Aerial
video

•  Live New Orleans cams [80]

•  Stormvideographer.com [81] (See also SVG two [82], SVG three [83] and SVG four [84])

Government Resources

Weather, Federal and State Government [85]

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I’ll update this page periodically . . .


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URLs in this post:

[1] again: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2004/12/tsunami_resourc.html

[2] Americares: http://www.americares.org/default.aspx

[3] Katrina/New Orleans Disaster Relief Aid: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/08/katrinanew_orle.html

[4] The KatrinaHelp Wiki relief page: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://katrinahelp.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

[5] Yahoo! Red Cross Donation Page: http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate3/

[6] Yahoo: Search for Missing People: http://boards.news.yahoo.com/boards/

[7] KatrinaSOS.org: http://www.publicpeoplelocator.com/

[8] I’m Okay: http://www.wwltv.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=15

[9] Missing Persons Database: http://people.nola.com/adwizard_login.aspx?a=47456369494E50546E4A536F5A4F532B594D4C373931424261366B68697A327A43626E6D776B55666D626C6463334B357364642F774656547A4D483756553152

[10] Food and Drug Administration: http://www.fda.gov/

[11] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.asp

[12] Red Cross disaster services: http://www2.redcross.org/services/disaster/

[13] The American Diabetes Association: http://diabetes.org/home.jsp

[14] The American Academy of Pediatrics: http://www.aap.org/new/disasterresources.htm

[15] Medical Checklist for Disasters: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB112604864933933301,00.html

[16] Hurricane Katrina: http://www.hurricane-katrina.org/

[17] HurricAid: http://www.hurricaid.com/

[18] Katrina Housing & Transportion Resources: http://webranding.typepad.com/projectkatrina/

[19] Hurricane Watch: http://outhouserag.typepad.com/hurricane_watch/

[20] Hurricane Katrina timeline: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Hurricane_Katrina

[21] Gulf Oil & Gas Pipelines and Rigs: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/gulf_oil_gas_pi.html

[22] Tracking Fuel Costs: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/08/tracking_fuel_c.html

[23] Lousiana Gulf Refiners and other Petrol Interests: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/lousiana_gulf_r.html

[24] Gulf of Mexico: Rig Details: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/_gulf_of_mexico.html

[25] Katrina + Gulf Oil facilities: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/katrina_gulf_oi.html

[26] Katrina Path and Insurance loss estimates: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/_katrina_path_a.html

[27] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/katrina/KATRINA0000.HTM

[28] here: http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/katrina/

[29] Hurricane Katrina Aftermath: http://www.orbimage.com/

[30] NASA Hurricane Resource Page: http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/hurricane_2005.html

[31] NYT Satellite Photos: http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/national/2005_HURRICANEKATRINA_GRAPHIC/index_02.html

[32] Mississippi Flooding & Erosion: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/mississippi_flo.html

[33] Katrina Flooding Seen from Space: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/katrina_floodin.html

[34] New Orleans Satellite Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_sat.html

[35] Mississippi: Satellite View: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/2005_storm_path.html

[36] New Orleans Drying Out?: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/nerw_orleans_dr.html

[37] Rebuilding New Orleans: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/rebuilding_new_.html

[38] Evacuees Relocation: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/evacuees_reloca.html

[39] Levee Systems of New Orleans: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/levee_systems_o.html

[40] High-Tech Flood Control, European Style: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/hightech_flood_.html

[41] The Levee System Around New Orleans: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/the_levee_syste.html

[42] New Orleans Elevation Map: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_ele.html

[43] New Orleans Evacuation Routes: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/08/new_orleans_eva.html

[44] Mississippi River Watershed: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/mississippi_riv.html

[45] What a 1938 Hurricane would do to Long Island: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/long_island_dre.html

[46] US Airline Disruptions: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/_katrina_disrup.html

[47] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/katrina/

[48] GlobeXplorer: http://www.globexplorer.com/

[49] Washing Away: http://www.nola.com/hurricane/?/washingaway/

[50] THE TIMES-PICAYUNE: http://www.timespicayune.com/

[51] Gone with the Water: http://205.188.130.53/ngm/0410/feature5/

[52] NEW ORLEANS IS SINKING: http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/1282151.html

[53] Katrina News Tracker: http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB112558354053629071-_S_bQOoFXC04G7cyYosV_f6v6m4_20060902,00.html

[54] The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/national/nationalspecial/index.html

[55] Newsweek: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9179587/site/newsweek/

[56] CNN: http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2005/katrina/

[57] The Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/page/0,,2_1178,00.html?mod=special_coverage

[58] BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/americas/2005/hurricane_katrina/default.stm

[59] Yahoo!: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms: http://news.yahoo.com/fc/world/hurricanes_and_tropical_storms

[60] Google Katrina News: http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=hurricane+katrina

[61] The "city" of Louisiana: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8514671/#050905a

[62] The big disconnect on New Orleans: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/02/katrina.response/index.html

[63] FEMA Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.fema.gov/storm/katrina/photo_katrina1.fema?id=1

[64] NOLA: http://www.nola.com/hurricane/photos/

[65] Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/katrina/

[66] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2005/08/30/national/20050830_STORM3_FEATURE.html

[67] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/documents/info-katrina0508-wed31.html

[68] WSJ II: http://online.wsj.com/documents/info-katrina0508-thur01.html

[69] Newsday: http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/sns-hurricane-katrina-pix,0,3092265.photogallery?index=1

[70] Weather.com: http://www.weather.com/newscenter/slideshow/katrina2.html

[71] New Orlean Katrina Photos: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/photos.html

[72] WDSU: http://www.wdsu.com/katrinavideo/index.html

[73] MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9120777/

[74] Accuweather: http://hurricane.accuweather.com/hurricane/hurricane-news-video.asp?partner=accuweather&myadc=0

[75] MSNBC gulf coast: http://msnbc.com/modules/mapview/katrina_gulf.asp

[76] BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/nolavconsole/ukfs_news/hi/nb_wm_fs.stm?checkedBandwidth=nb&nbram=1&checkedMedia=asx&news=1&nol_index=in_depth/world/2005/hurricane_katrina&bbwm=1&nbwm=1&bbram=1

[77] AP Video: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=index2&cid=968

[78] CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/home/main100.shtml

[79] New Orleans TV (WLOX) : http://www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=3782622&nav=6DJHduXE

[80] Live New Orleans cams: http://www.nola.com/bourbocam/

[81] Stormvideographer.com: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_web.wmv

[82] SVG two: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame2.jpg

[83] SVG three: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame3.jpg

[84] SVG four: http://www.stormvideographer.com/weathervine/katrina_frame4.jpg

[85] Weather, Federal and State Government: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2005/09/other_resources.html

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