Surveillance in hurricane evacuation centers--Louisiana, September-October 2005.

  • Published 2006 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. Before the arrival of Katrina, New Orleans and surrounding parishes were under a mandatory evacuation order. Because of this order and subsequent flooding, approximately 400,000 residents became displaced. On August 28, approximately 50,000 persons began moving into… (More)


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