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Case studies for GCSE hostile world exam


How many deaths?

1 000 000

How many homeless?


What category hurricane were the levees built to withstand?


In how many places were the levees and the sea walls breached?

3 000 000

How many were without electricity?


How tall was the storm surge?

29th August 2005

When did Hurricane Katrina take place?

over 140mph

how powerful were the winds?

Atlantic Ocean

Where did the Hurricane start?

The I-10 bridge

What was the main bridge that was destroyed called?

10 000

How many people were evacuated to the superdrome football stadium?

300 billion

How much damage did it cost?


How much of the city managed to evacuate?


how much of the city was submerged in water?

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