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Officials Say New Orleans is Better Protected This Time Aroundi
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August 28, 2012 10:14 PM
Hurricane Isaac is churning through the Gulf of Mexico, reminding residents of the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina almost seven years ago. That storm was one of the worst in U.S. history, killing more than 1,800 people, wrecking hundreds of thousands of homes and tripling unemployment in the area. VOA’s Jim Randle examines whether the country is better prepared this time.

Officials Say New Orleans is Better Protected This Time Around

Published August 28, 2012

Hurricane Isaac is churning through the Gulf of Mexico, reminding residents of the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina almost seven years ago. That storm was one of the worst in U.S. history, killing more than 1,800 people, wrecking hundreds of thousands of homes and tripling unemployment in the area. VOA’s Jim Randle examines whether the country is better prepared this time.