Broken steps are all that remain from a home destroyed by Hurricane Katrina flooding in the Lower Ninth Ward on May 12, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Residents continue to slowly return to the Lower Ninth Ward although much of the area remains uninhabited. The tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which killed at least 1836 and is considered the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, is August 29.
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The Lower Ninth After Katrina

Documenting the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the uneven efforts to rebuild that have left some residents behind.

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