An oily sheen covers the floodwaters in this neighborhood on September 11.
This aerial view, taken on September 11, shows that much of New Orleans remains flooded.
This photo shows extensive damage to homes as floodwaters start to recede in parts of the city.
Another powerful image depicting the ongoing flooding that continues through major portions of New Orleans.
President Bush takes a helicopter tour over the flooded city on September 12.
By September 13, the floodwaters were receding, revealing a devastated landscape.
The high-water mark can be seen on these homes as the water recedes.
This photo, taken on Dumaine Street on September 16, shows the floodwaters have receded in this area, leaving behind a mud-covered mess.
This photo taken on September 17, shows the damage left behind after the floodwater had receeded on Morrison Road.
The two photos above, taken on September 20, show damaged neighborhoods after floodwaters have partially receded. The high-water mark, which reached nearly to the second floor, can be seen on the homes.
This panoramic shot shows the Lake Forest neighborhood on September 22, after the floodwater had receded.
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