The depth of flooding within the Greater New Orleans area varied greatly, as did damage to structures. ... In all areas affected by flooding resulting from Hurricane Katrina, property elevation was the key difference in the magnitude of damage. ... A detailed discussion of the New Orleans levee system and the floodplain management issues related to the levees/floodwalls is provided in Sections 8.2. andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mitigation Assessment Team Report; Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast; Building Performance Observations Recommendations and Technical Guidance|
|Author||:||Federal Emergency Management Agency|