Hurricane Katrina~ Media Pictures:
The Flood

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August 30
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August 31
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Stranded residents wait to be evacuated.

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This panoramic view of New Orleans, taken on August 31, shows the wide expanse of the flooding. Stranded residents gather on a small strip of dry land, waiting to be evacuated from the city.

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Flooding in the 8th Ward with the city skyline in the distance.

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The Memorial Medical Center experienced severe flooding. Patients and doctors were stranded for several days before being evacuated by airboat.

September 1
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The two pictures above show widespread flooding continues on September 1.

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Rescuers use airboats to search for survivors on September 1.

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A small boat sits among the floodwaters on St. Claude Avenue.

More Pictures of the Flooding

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