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Survivors of hurricane Katrina in Houston




Survivors of hurricane Katrina in Houston




Survivors of hurricane Katrina in Houston




Survivors of hurricane Katrna in Houston




Troops head for stranded New Orleans




Troops head for stranded New Orleans




Death toll of Hurricane Katrina could reach thousands




Katrina may have killed thousands



Latest News Hurricane Rita in Focus Int'l Aids Katrina Rocks US Relief Efforts 
US Secretary of Treasury John W. Snow attends an inquiry at the Capitol of Washington D.C. Oct. 6, 2005. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita caused a loss between 70 and 130 billion dollars in property damage, the US Congressional Budget Office released here on the day.
UPDATED 14:40, December 26, 2005
Hurricane Katrina Top Story of 2005: Media
The onslaught of Gulf Coast hurricanes, notably Katrina and the deadly flooding which devastated New Orleans, was overwhelmingly picked by U.S. editors and news directors as the top story of 2005 in The Associated Press' annual vote.
Thousands still missing after Hurricane Katrina: report
The whereabouts of 6,644 people, reported missing after Hurricane Katrina hit the US Gulf Coast in late August, have not been determined, raising the prospect that the death toll from the disaster could be higher than the 1,306 recorded so far in Louisiana and Mississippi, the USA Today newspaper reported Tuesday.
Two hurricanes cost US US$70 billion to US$130 billion: report
The physical economic losses of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are estimated between 70 and 130 billion US dollars, according to a US Congressional report.
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  • US House approves US$453b defence bill (13:42, December 24)
  • Hurricane Katrina Top Story of 2005: Media (14:11, December 22)
  • Pentagon subpoenaed by congressman for hurricane documents (09:50, December 16)
  • Thousands still missing after Hurricane Katrina: report (07:56, November 23)
  • US hurricane-related job losses up to over half million (09:02, October 28)
  • US Fed says economy continues to expand despite hurricanes (09:00, October 20)
  • US spends 11 million dollars daily on hotels for hurricane evacuees: report (09:08, October 14)
  • Hurricanes caused a loss between 70 and 130 billion dollars in the US  (09:02, October 08)
  • US unemployment rate rises to 5.1 percent in Sept. (08:26, October 08)
  • New Orleans residents return home to damage (11:35, October 07)
  • Two hurricanes cost US US$70 billion to US$130 billion: report (10:21, October 07)
  • Most dead bodies still unidentified five weeks after hurricane (10:05, October 06)
  • Damage caused by Hurricane Rita  (13:46, October 01)
  • American expert advises countries to draw a lesson from hurricane disaster (10:16, October 01)
  • New Orleans police chief resigns (07:41, September 28)
  • Questions over Hurricane Katrina contracts (12:41, September 27)
  • A sigh of relief as Rita shows mercy  (10:03, September 26)
  • US stocks end mixed as Hurricane Rita loses strength  (10:02, September 24)
  • Major European stock markets end higher as Rita fears abate (10:01, September 24)
  • Bush skips stop in Texas (11:08, September 24)
  • Hurricane Rita reaches Category 5; 1.3 million ordered to evacuate (10:08, September 22)
  • Katrina forces Hornets to play 35 games in Oklahoma City (09:59, September 22)
  • US House passes tax breaks for Hurricane Katrina victims (08:13, September 22)
  • Bush declares state of emergency in Texas, Louisiana (08:17, September 22)
  • Hurricane Rita gains strength, moves towards Texas (08:31, September 22)
  • Tropical storm approaches Florida (08:59, September 21)
  • Hurricanes become stronger as global warming worsens  (13:54, September 20)
  • Clinton launches attack on Iraq war, Katrina, budget  (17:32, September 19)
  • Study says global hurricanes are getting stronger (09:16, September 16)
  • Swedish government releases gasoline reserves (08:48, September 16)
  • Death toll from Hurricane Katrina nears 800  (08:11, September 16)
  • Bacteria, lead levels high in floodwater in New Orleans (13:18, September 15)
  • Scientists develop tooth enamel dating technique for disaster victim identification (11:25, September 15)
  • Oil prices surge above 65 dollars a barrel in New York (08:53, September 15)
  • ECB chief warns of long-term high oil price (09:09, September 15)
  • First Briton confirmed dead in Hurricane Katrina (09:33, September 14)
  • Death toll from Hurricane Katrina rises to 657  (08:37, September 14)
  • US hurricane recovery chief changes guard (15:45, September 10)
  • Bush confident US to overcome hurricane, terrorism (15:46, September 10)
  • Venezuela promises to provide preferential crude for Caribbean countries (15:12, September 09)
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