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New Orleans Counts on New Levees to Prevent a Future Flood

August 28, 2015 07:48 AM
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New Orleans is marking the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding of the low-elevation city. Studies have shown that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to build levees strong enough to withstand the surge of storm water. But, as VOA's Greg Flakus reports from New Orleans, the new levees are much stronger