Photo: Farai Chideya, NPR / Art: Geoffrey Bennett, NPR
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
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