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Katrina damage: seeing is believing

In the days following the landfall of Katrina, AIR dispatched three teams of engineers to assess the damage. They visited affected towns throughout the hurricane's wide swathe of damage, which covered parts of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.New Orleans was inaccessible to any but emergency workers, but the AIR teams were able to survey from Slidell, across the north side of Lake Ponchartrain - some of the areas of Louisiana with the worst damage.On these pages, you will see a ph