Hurricane Katrina Disaster Statistics

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Hurricane Katrina StatisticsData
Total number of homes destroyed353,000
Total number of deaths1,833
Percent of deaths caused by drowning40 %
Percent of deaths caused by injury25 %
Percent of deaths caused by heart conditions11 %
Total damage caused$180,000,000,000
Total number of displaced people in the Gulf region1,092,000
Total number of people housed in shelters at their peak273,000
Katrina Insurance and Federal Aid StatisticsData
Insurance companies paid out$41,100,000,000
Total amount paid out by The National Flood Insurance Program$16,300,000,000
Total number of insurance claims1,700,000
Percent of financial losses that occurred in Louisiana63 %
Percent of financial losses that occurred in Mississippi33 %
FEMA relief payments that the Government Accountability Office later deemed improper or fraudulent$1,000,000,000
New Orleans Katrina StatisticsData
Total homes destroyed100,000
Number of residents before Katrina483,663
Number of residents immediately after Katrina200,000
Relief efforts have brought the population up to378,715
Percent of the city that was flooded80%
Budget amount congress set aside to rebuild the cities levee$14,000,000,000
Fatalities by StateFatalities
Alabama2
Florida14
Georgia2
Louisiana1,577
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: FEMA, Insurance Information Institute, The Data Center, U.S. Census Bureau
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

Hurricane Katrina Disaster Statistics

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