New Orleans flood defenses hold, 16 years after Katrina failure

New Orleans, United States: New Orleans, still scarred by the devastation wrought 16 years ago by Hurricane Katrina, held its breath as Ida bore down this week. But this time, the city’s flood defenses prevailed. In the wake of the 2005 storm that killed over 1,800 people and submerged whole swaths of New Orleans, the … Continue reading New Orleans flood defenses hold, 16 years after Katrina failure