Surviving a natural disaster is one thing. Recovering from it is another.
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall with wind speeds of 127 mph. By the time it was over, 1,833 people had died and damages were estimated at $108 Billion. An additional $75 billion was paid for in disaster relief. According to Data Center Research.org, Katrina was the third
deadliest hurricane in American history and the deadliest since the introduction of the weather satellite. It was the costliest hurricane in American history. The pain that accompanied the loss of family members, homes and prized possessions is immeasurable.