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Hurricane Katrina: Remembering, Looking Forward


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Two years ago today, Hurricane Katrina — a Category 3 storm — slammed the Gulf Coast, killing over 1,800 people and becoming one of the most destructive hurricanes in the country's history.

News & Notes is marking the two-year anniversary on-air and online. [This post will update throughout the day with links to NPR coverage, headlines, and other multimedia assets.]

Below, find links to our coverage dating back to 2005 and a collection of NPR's related reporting.

More importantly, if you've been impacted by Hurricane Katrina (or Rita), please share you story below.

Slideshow: Farai's Photos from the Gulf Coast

Slideshow: Christabel Nsiah-Buadi's Photos from New Orleans

Archive of News & Notes Hurricane Katrina Coverage

Listen to Today's Show (August 29, 2007)

Audio Slideshow: Voices of Katrina

The New York Times: Moving On By Moving In

More NPR Coverage:
President Bush Marks Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

Amid Lingering Chaos, Hope for New Orleans' Future

Population in Flux Redefines New Orleans

Houston Holds Hope, Despair for Katrina Evacuees

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Katrina-Hit Homeowners Try to Salvage What's Left

As Crescent City Recovers, so Do Its Restaurants

The Bordelons: Rebuilt Home, Hope for the Future