Hurricane Katrina~ Media Pictures:
St. Bernard Parish

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The following are pictures of damage around St. Bernard Parish.

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Katrina's storm surge tops the levees in St. Bernard Parish as the monster hurricane comes ashore on August 29. The resulting flood left much of the parish under water for weeks.

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The above two pictures, both taken on September 3, reveals the broad expanse of flooding over St. Bernard Parish.

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Hurricane Katrina caused extensive damage to Coastal Louisiana's oil refineries. As a result, millions of gallons of crude oil were spilled into surrounding communities with devastating results. The picture on the left, taken on September 3, shows a refinery in St. Bernard Parish leaking oil into the nearby neighborhoods. The image on the right, taken on September 17, shows the ongoing ordeal of areas coated in oil.

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By September 9, when this photo was taken, some of the floodwaters had receeded, leaving a devastated landscape covered in a thick layer of mud

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This horrific image taken on September 12, shows a storm victim floating in the floodwaters of St. Bernard Parish.

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After the flooding subsided, recovery of the dead began in earnest.

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