Kansas University researchers have for years been working on ways to aid people with disabilities during major disasters like Hurricane Katrina. Researchers working on the project of "Nobody Left Behind: Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Mobility Impairments" are, from left, Michael Fox, associate professor of health policy and management at KU, Cat Rooney, project coordinator, and Glen White, director. In the foreground are posters that have resulted from some of the center's work and from content supplied by people with mobility limitations.
A National Guardsman receives communion during the first Mass at the historic St. Louis Cathedral since Hurricane Katrina hit more than a month ago. The service was Sunday in New Orleans.
Bill Birch scrapes mud out of his flood-damaged home in the Lakeview area of New Orleans. After more than five weeks, residents were allowed back into all but one of the city's neighborhoods last week to inspect damage from Hurricane Katrina.
The lights of the central business of district New Orleans are show in this photo taken Friday. The city is in need of businesses and workers to help recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Jerry Golott walks inside his damaged home in Biloxi, Miss. Unable to pay the mortgage on his Biloxi home that is in ruins and unprotected by flood insurance, his travel trailer gone and his wife's job as a harbormaster lost, the 59-year-old retiree is filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation.
An employment banner advertising available jobs hangs on Canal Street in downtown New Orleans on Tuesday while business owners survey the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. Mayor Ray Nagin announced Tuesday that as many as 3,000 city workers may lose their jobs.
Marine engineer Jason Fernandes inspects a barge Saturday in the lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Fernandes was documenting the location of the vessel for the company where it was docked before Hurricane Katrina sent it through a levee in the industrial canal.
Empty foundations and destroyed homes litter the Gulf Coast on Sept. 13 in Gulfport, Miss., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Victims who lost their homes face a difficult task rebuilding amid a shortage of manpower and materials.
Acting New Orleans Police Supt. Warren Riley listens Thursday to questions about allegations of police misconduct after Hurricane Katrina. At left is Capt. Marlon De Fillo, a police spokesman.
Two-year-old Jalen Alan Hadnott shows off his ID badge at the Acosta Recreation Center in El Paso, Texas. Jalen received the badge on Thursday night when he arrived at the Biggs Army airfield from Houston before heading to El Paso. Identification of young children posed a monumental challenge after Hurricane Katrina; hundreds remain separated from their families.
Son Hoang, who recently came to Lawrence from the Gulf Coast along with Hong Le, left, explains that after Hurricane Katrina, his statue of Mary was one of the only items in his home that was not destroyed.
Ngan Hoang sits with her son, Hung Hoang, 2, alongside Dong Tran, left, wife Hong Bui and daughter Trish Nguyen, 1, Friday as the families settle into a temporary home in East Lawrence after being displaced from their homes in Biloxi, Miss., after Hurricane Katrina.
Jerry Wilson loads a wheelbarrow with debris taken out of his home in Pascagoula, Miss. Wilson's home was flooded during Hurricane Katrina. He did not have flood insurance and his insurance company informed him it would not pay for any water damage in his home.
Stan Caston, a former bartender at the Louisiana Superdome and Hurricane Katrina evacuee, interviews for a job Thursday at the West Virginia National Guard training center near Kingwood, W.Va.
A break in the London Avenue Canal levee is shown Tuesday in New Orleans. The Army Corps of Engineers raced to patch New Orleans' fractured levee system, and residents were forced to decide again whether to stay or go as a rapidly strengthening hurricane threatened to flood the city anew.
Mike Campos, left, and Victor Fruge pose with the rest of their group at the front of Liberty Island, a Houston group home. The two helped lead fellow group home patients from New Orleans to Houston after Hurricane Katrina struck.
Christine Ross, of Waveland, Miss., walks through debris Sunday. Her home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Shayne Humphreys removes mud from Caffin Street Sunday as crews continue to clear debris from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
Shirley Abston, left, is comforted by Fanceen Money following the funeral for her brother, James Moultrie Jr., Saturday at the Biloxi City Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss. Moultrie drowned during Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 29.
Johnny Beane and Charlita Nathan grill hamburgers at Saturday's carnival at the Windsor of Lawrence, 3220 Peterson Road. Beane and Nathan, employees of the Windsor, were volunteering their time to raise money toward relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina.
Mark Brown goes over some final details with the group of Campus Crusade for Christ members going to help hurricane evacuees in Louisiana. The group left Thursday night and will return today.
Vehicles on a car dealership lot sit surrounded by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Experts are warning prospective car buyers to watch closely in the coming months for telltale signs of flood-damaged cars and trucks hitting the used-car market. These vehicles may look good after they are cleaned up, but their electronics and safety systems are likely to be bad.
Jonathan Catoir, 23, takes a break Friday during the cleaning of his grandmother's home located in the Metairie district of New Orleans.
Midge Grinstead, left, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, and her husband, Mark, play with their dog, Cody, at their North Lawrence home. The Grinsteads took supplies to Gonzales, La., for Hurricane Katrina pets.
President Bush delivers his remarks Friday at Washington's National Cathedral during a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance service for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Hazmat workers clear out food from a restaurant Thursday near Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
President Bush concludes his remarks after his nationally televised address Thursday from Jackson Square in New Orleans. Bush announced a new reconstruction plan to help rebuild the area damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Trice Flair recovers her mother's bridal portrait from the home she shares with her mom and her disabled older brother Wednesday in New Orleans.
Only the sign remains from a Waffle House restaurant on the beach between Biloxi, Miss., and Gulfport, Miss., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The hurricane demolished or damaged more than half a million homes in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, four times as many as Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
Lawrence residents Kalila Dalton, left, and Chris Tucker wanted to go to New Orleans with a temporary employment company to help evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. Instead, they were bused to Biloxi, Miss. That would have been OK had they been helping people instead of rehabbing a casino, they said. When they said they wanted to return home, they were told there was no bus back. But they eventually were given transportation home.
Debris litters the forecourt of the Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Miss., in this Aug. 30 file photo. A group of temp workers who thought they were headed to the Gulf Coast to help in relief efforts were instead assigned to help clean up the casino.
Jill Powell, Lawrence, is shown with a young victim of Hurricane Katrina in Gulfport, Miss. Powell is critical of Red Cross efforts in the disaster zone, saying the agency is not well-organized in providing relief.
A neighborhood damaged by Hurricane Katrina sits flooded Tuesday in New Orleans.
Jim Rhodes of Bordentown, N.J., donates blood Tuesday at the Red Cross Blood Donor Center, in Princeton, N.J. Jill Powell is critical of Red Cross efforts in the disaster zone, saying the agency is not well-organized in providing relief.
Gulfport, Miss., Mayor Brent Warr, left, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, right, and 28th Street Elementary School Principal Phyllis Bourn, center, listen as President Bush speaks about his tour of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Bush toured areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina on Monday, as the embattled director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned and the New Orleans death toll jumped with the discovery of dozens of bodies in a flooded hospital.
Vice Admiral Thad Allen, left, and an unidentified man, help lift up a downed power line during a tour of downtown New Orleans with President Bush, Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, in red, Lt. Gen. Russ Honore, second from right, and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, right.
A guard keeps watch at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans, where more than 40 bodies were recovered Monday.
Flooded automobiles emerge as the water recedes in New Orleans. The city's mayor, C. Ray Nagin, said Sunday that more pumping stations are nearly ready to come back online, which will accelerate the draining of flooded areas.
Two photos show the changes to New Orleans in the two weeks since Hurricane Katrina. At top is a view of damage looking from the west toward downtown New Orleans on Aug. 30. At bottom is the same scene as floodwaters receded Sunday.
Phil Fricano embraces his dog, Pretty Face, after she was rescued by an airboat crew and returned to him Friday in flooded downtown New Orleans.
New Orleans emergency medical technician Keeley Williams, left, accompanied by Victoria Carter and Topher Cummings, right, share a laugh Wednesday at a casino in Las Vegas. More than 40 firefighters, emergency medical technicians and their loved ones are on a short hiatus in Las Vegas, from their duties in Louisiana.
Troops with the Louisiana National Guard of the 256th Brigade Combat team are welcomed Friday at the airport in Alexandria, La., upon their arrival. The first contingent of about 100 Guardsmen Thursday left Kuwait to return to the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. Guard officials say 80 percent of the returning force lost homes, jobs and family in the storm and flooding.
Military personnel go door-to-door Friday searching a mud-covered neighborhood in Chalmette, La., following Hurricane Katrina. With early fears that the death toll could reach into the tens of thousands, early searches have found significantly fewer bodies.
J.C. Brignone cools off during practice with the Parkview High football squad. Brignone had hoped his old school in Bay St. Louis, Miss., would recover from Hurricane Katrina in time for football season to continue, but instead he transferred to Parkview, Ga.
J.C. Brignone (56), a 6-foot-1, 285-pound senior, practices with the Parkview Panthers in Lilburn, Ga. When Hurricane Katrina tore through Bay St. Louis, Miss., Brignone, a college prospect at defensive tackle, lost nearly everything and had to transfer to Parkview High. There, Brignone has been able to stay on the radar of college football recruiters.
Employees work Friday in the wreckage caused by Hurricane Katrina to a casino in Gulfport, Miss. As of Friday, the hurricane had caused an estimated $125 billion in economic damage.
Camilo Munoz, an employee with Allied Aviation Fueling Co. of Houston, replaces a hose after fueling a Continental Airlines' Boeing 777 plane bound for Tokyo at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. With jet fuel prices soaring in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. airlines have asked Congress and the White House for $600 million in tax relief.
Officials prepare to move bodies out of a building in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Thursday in St. Bernard, La., near New Orleans.
Cathy Reid, of Lawrence, will rescue her mother, Gloria Madere, pictured left, from a senior center in Bay St. Louis, Miss.
Volunteer Kevin Johnson, Lawrence, left, accepts supplies from Gloria Morton, Lawrence, as she makes her second donation of the day to Waves of Relief, an all-volunteer disaster relief organization, which is collecting essential items and money for Hurricane Katrina survivors through this weekend in the Checkers parking lot, 23rd and Louisiana streets.
Evacuees stand in line to register with FEMA on Wednesday outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The Lawrence-based Golf Course Superintendents Association of America announced Thursday that it would have its annual convention at the center in February. Hurricane Katrina forced the evacuation of New Orleans and the surrounding area. It caused New Orleans to cancel its conventions through March 31. GCSAA had planned to have its event in New Orleans.
Only partial framing remains of houses in a residential community Thursday along the Jourdan River, north of Bay St. Louis, Miss., after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
Chin Chun Nin argues with police officials who were trying to convince him Wednesday to evacuate the city of New Orleans.
Marlon Broome and his sister Ann Broome carry plastic containers to hold valuables as they return Wednesday to their flooded home in Metairie, La.
Aura Lopez, left, talks with a job counselor as she and other New Orleans evacuees attend a job fair Wednesday in downtown Houston. Lopez is hoping to find a secretarial job.
A military policeman searches the doll of a young flood victim as she eats a cookie in New Orleans.
Search and rescue personnel go house-to-house through the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The mayor of New Orleans has ordered all residents evacuated, by force if necessary, but many are still refusing to leave their homes.
An armed officer stands watch over an evacuation point in New Orleans.
The Rev. Joseph Dang, of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Community, will take food and clothing to the Asian community in Biloxi, Miss. Dang will need the extra cans of gasoline to avoid the long lines and shortages near Biloxi.
A flood victim is assisted from a rescue boat Tuesday in New Orleans. Many residents still remain in the city, some of them in flooded areas, prompting Mayor C. Ray Nagin to authorize law enforcement officers to force evacuations.
Spec. Mikel Rizzuto, 21, stands on top of his Humvee while Spec. Clint Freitag, 25, feeds a dog on an abandoned street in New Orleans. While many pets were abandoned when people had to leave their homes because of Hurricane Katrina, many people refused to leave their homes because they did not want to be separated from their pets.
Flood victims sit Sunday outside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, awaiting evacuation from the city. The Lawrence-based Golf Course Superintendents Association of America still plans to conduct its annual Education Conference and Golf Industry Show in February at the center, but is looking into relocation options.
Ursula and D.J. Markey.
Retired Army Gen. Randolph Bourgeuis walks around an American flag he recovered Monday from his home which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in Bay St Louis, Miss.
Kids search for a pair of shoes Monday in a donation area set up in a destroyed gas station in West Biloxi, Miss. Hurricane Katrina has left thousands of residents homeless and in need of clothes.
Half of the eight Gulf Coast refineries damaged by Hurricane Katrina are to begin to ramp up production this week.
Engineers plug the levee break of Lake Ponchartrain that swamped much of New Orleans, and floodwaters begin to recede.
Julie Lause, inside car, and Joy Weroha, lift a heavy duffel bag full of books into a car as the two loaded supplies they will transport to the Astrodome in Houston, TX. The two friends, next door neighbors in New Orleans, left the city ahead of the hurricane and came to Lawrence where Weroha's parents live.
Former Presidents Clinton and Bush announce a fund for victims, similar to the one they spearheaded after the Asian tsunami.
The Rev. Harold Roberts speaks to his congregation during services at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Biloxi, Miss. Services were held outdoors Sunday on the site of the church, which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
A makeshift tomb seen at a New Orleans street corner Sunday conceals a body that had been lying on the sidewalk for days in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans is shown in this May 21, 2001, file photo. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the cathedral is still standing.
National Guardsmen load a pallet of medical equipment into a cargo plane at Forbes Field in Topeka. The plane made two trips Sunday to transport the Emergency Medical Expeditionary Support System to Mississippi.
James Marciniak, of Pensacola, Fla., fills up 5-gallons jugs with gasoline out of 55-gallon drums Friday in Biloxi, Miss. Marciniak and his brother brought 825 gallons of gas on a trailer and sold it to people for $4 a gallon. "We were hit by Ivan, so we just wanted to try to help people here," he said.
Residents wait in line for gas Saturday in Gulfport, Miss.
Tanisha Blevin, 5, holds the hand of fellow Hurricane Katrina survivor Nita LaGarde, 105, as they are evacuated Saturday from the Convention Center in New Orleans.
Joshwa Coyette, 3, cries Saturday inside the Houston Astrodome, where he's staying with his siblings. Their mother is still missing.
Staff members at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans wave to co-workers being airlifted out Friday while waiting their turn for a ride. They were some of about 70 hospital staff members waiting to be evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Corinne Zimmers, center, who was an emergency room nurse at Meadowcrest Hospital in New Orleans, discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is now back in Kansas with her daughters, Katie Smith, left, and Hilary Smith, both of Lawrence.
Southwest Junior High student Jacob Leet, 12, turns to the correct page of sheet music as he plays on Massachusetts Street with Ben Seybert, 13. The two played their instruments Saturday afternoon to raise donations for hurricane relief efforts.
A rifle belonging to a guardsman rests on top of bottles of water that were being handed out Friday in New Orleans. The lack of drinking water has prompted CrossPointe Church to work with relief efforts to collect bottled water donations.
Douglas County Emergency Management Director Paula Phillips, left, says officials need to revisit emergency plans in light of the lessons of Hurricane Katrina. Phillips talked with Dagna D'Ercole, emergency communications center training coordinator, Friday at the center.
Military troops give aid to an injured woman on the sidewalk near the convention center Friday in downtown New Orleans. A huge military presence has arrived in the city, restoring order and bringing food and water to feed thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Tulane transfer Jennifer Raney shares stories of getting out of New Orleans and leaving belongings behind. From left are Jessica Bodker, Overland Park freshman, Kelsey Hekman, Leawood sophomore and Jennifer Raney, Lawrence freshman. Raney and her father, Tom Raney, Lawrence, were going through enrollment procedures at KU on Thursday. Kansas universities are organizing relief efforts to help the nearly 100,000 students displaced along the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina.
Flood victims receive food and water Friday from the National Guard at the convention center area where they have been waiting for days to be evacuated from New Orleans.
Mirya Oliver sits Friday inside the Hancock Bank building in a hole made by Hurricane Katrina in Bay St. Louis, Miss. Oliver, who was away during the storm, lost her home and her job because of the hurricane.
Railroad tracks from the railway bridge connecting Bay St. Louis to Hendersons Point were ripped from their supports in Bay St. Louis, Miss. The bridge was used extensively to carry freight to the nearby port.
President Bush talks with rescue swimmer Dustin Skarra, right, during a briefing on damage from Hurricane Katrina Friday in Mobile, Ala. Bush is touring the Gulf Coast communities battered by Katrina, hoping to boost the spirits of increasingly desperate storm victims and exhausted rescuers. At far right is Director of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff.
Dan and Sarah St. John, left, talk about calling Lawrence Mayor Boog Highberger on Wednesday the city adopting a family left by Hurricane Katrina. Mayor Highberger held a press conference Thursday to announce the city would work with relief agencies in the Gulf Coast to transport a family to Lawrence
Milvertha Hendricks, 84, waits in the rain with other flood victims Thursday outside the convention center in New Orleans. Officials called for a mandatory evacuation of the city, but many residents remained and had to be rescued from flooded homes and hotels.
A SWAT team drives past flood victims Thursday waiting at the convention center in New Orleans. Officials are trying to curb the growing lawlessness in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
This is an aerial view of a flooded neighborhood Thursday on the east side of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina passed through the area Monday morning.
Rochelle James' parents and other relatives are in a hotel in Greenville, Miss. Her family fled New Orleans Sunday morning before the hurricane, said James, a 23-year-old graduate student at Kansas University. The family is assuming their house is destroyed.
Mary Ella Ronsonet pauses while looking for family possessions in debris from her home Thursday in the Cadet Point section of Biloxi, Miss. Ronsonet's house was pushed off its foundation and scattered across the street.
Doug Dwyer, of Lawrence, right, rests after donating blood as Vicky Baldridge records Dwyer's information on the package at the Community Blood Center.
Andrew Pester, right, and Connor Munk, both 10, advertise their lemonade stand to passing drivers Wednesday as they raise money to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The duo, along with other friends who have worked the stand, will have their total matched by People's Bank before it is sent to the American Red Cross. The stand is at the corner of Harvard and Langston Court in west Lawrence. See story, page 1A.
Glenda Swetman, of New Orleans, and her boyfriend, Stephen Quick, react to news that the homes of some of Swetman's family members who live in Biloxi, Miss., were destroyed. The pair fled their home in New Orleans and are now living with Quick's parents in Lawrence.
Members of the National Guard stand in the end zone and watch over people who took shelter at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. With the situation in the smelly and sweltering Superdome becoming ever more desperate, authorities have found a new home for the building's nearly 25,000 hurricane refugees: the Astrodome in Houston.
Hurricane Katrina evacuee Ronda Caldoron, 35, from New Orleans, adjusts some signs on her car in a parking lot across the street from Reliant Stadium and the Astrodome in Houston. Caldoron was turned away from staying at the Astrodome, which will house only people who were stranded at the dank, sweltering Superdome in New Orleans, where the water was rising, the air conditioning was out and toilets were broken.
Cars and rubble are seen piled up in an aerial view of wreckage Wednesday from Hurricane Katrina in Long Beach, Miss.
Cindy Brickman reads instructions on how to file an insurance claim Wednesday outside an insurance office in Long Beach, Miss. Hurricane Katrina left the area devastated with many residences and businesses destroyed.
Volunteer Mickey Monceaux carries David Johnson, who could not walk, to safety after he used his boat to rescue Johnson and other residents from a flooded neighborhood Wednesday on the east side of New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina left much of the city under water. Officials called for a mandatory evacuation of the city, but many residents remained and had to be rescued.
An unidentified resident deals with the high waters from Hurricane Katrina as he awaits rescue Monday in the 8th Ward of New Orleans.
A barge, as well as shipping containers and loose lumber cover a neighborhood in an aerial view of damage Wednesday from Hurricane Katrina in Gulfport, Miss.
Rhonda Braden walks through the destruction in her childhood neighborhood Wednesday in Long Beach, Miss. Hurricane Katrina destroyed the area where her father lived.
A gas station was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in Gulfport, Miss. The hurricane left the area without power and water, and it caused a gas shortage for residents.
After being rescued from his home by boat Tuesday, Brian Gayton cries for his grandmother, whom he lost during Hurricane Katrina in the Ninth Ward district in New Orleans.
Floodwaters cover a large portion of New Orleans on Tuesday. A levee breach Tuesday inundated parts of the city that had initially escaped flooding from Hurricane Katrina.
Avis Ellis, foreground, walks Tuesday through the rubble of her apartment, which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in Gulfport, Miss.
Volunteer crews rescue a family from the roof of their vehicle, which became trapped on U.S. Highway 90 Tuesday due to flooding in Bay St. Louis, Miss.
A resident is rescued from the roof of a home by the U.S. Coast Guard as floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina cover the streets Tuesday in New Orleans.
The Treasure Bay Casino's "pirate ship" is seen almost reduced to its frame by Hurricane Katrina in Biloxi, Miss., as more damage assessments were made Tuesday.
This aerial view shows the U.S. Highway 90 bridge leading into Biloxi, Miss. Several roads and highways in southern Mississippi were engulfed by water on Tuesday.
Residents and visitors ride out Hurricane Katrina in an exhibition center at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown New Orleans. The hotel had a mandatory evacuation of all rooms Monday due to windows breaking because of the hurricane.
A tattered American flag flies in front of the blown-out Hyatt Hotel in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area on Monday.
Officer N. Daggs trudges through Hurricane Katrinas floodwaters Monday to search for fuel to siphon to run generators at Bywater Hospital in New Orleans.
A New Orleans resident begins the process of cleaning up Bourbon Street Monday in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
The roof of the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans was shredded Monday by strong winds of Hurricane Katrina as it battered the Crescent City.
Lori Riviere, of New Orleans, with dog Hermione, watches the news in an exhibition center at the Hyatt Regency hotel in New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. Lori is here with eight family members all from New Orleans. The hotel had a mandatory evacuation of all rooms due to windows breaking because of the hurricane.
Fire and rescue personnel launch a boat amid floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina, as they head out to rescue a family Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2005, outside a hotel in Pascagoula, Miss.
Palm trees are bent from the force of Hurricane Katrina in an area hit by hurricane Ivan last September in the Grande Lagoon area of Pensacola, Fla. Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. Construction material from the home being renovated after Ivan blows in the breeze.
Debris from a fallen building covers several buildings in downtown New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina battered the Louisiana Coast on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005.
Arnold James tries to keep his feet as a strong gust nearly blows him over as he tries to make his way on foot to the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. The roof on James's home blew off, forcing him to seek shelter at the Superdome.
A Red Cross truck sits flooded with other vehicles in front of a hotel just off Interstate 10 in Pascagoula, Miss., as Hurricane Katrina batters the area, Monday, Aug. 28, 2005.
Windows are blown out on a building in downtown New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina batters Louisiana on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005.
Dozens of residents move to higher ground in New Orleans as rising waters flood neighborhoods in the Orleans Parish.
An Interstate-10 sign is nearly underwater near downtown New Orleans on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. Hurricane Katrina battered the coast with strong winds and heavy rains when it came ashore near Grand Isle.