hurricane katrina anniversary

The Awful Odyssey of FEMA's Hurricane Katrina Trailers

After Hurricane Katrina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency bought 145,000 trailers to house displaced victims. Today the trailers -- many of which emitted unsafe levels of formaldehyde -- have become a symbol of incompetence in the face of a national tragedy.

Five Years After Katrina, New Orleans Tourism Rebounds

Following the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina five years ago, New Orleans saw the number of visitors to the city evaporate. New Orleans' $5 billion tourism industry slowly recovered, however, and is now once again approaching pre-Katrina visitor levels.