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Last Updated: Tuesday August 29 2006 13:48 GMT

In pictures: Hurricane Katrina one year on


The sun rises over the newly repaired Superdome in New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina hit the US city a year ago, and a lot of work needs to be done to rebuild people's homes and lives

Houses in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans

About 1,700 people lost their lives when Katrina brought heavy rains. Flood defences broke, and the city was filled with water. Here houses are still waiting to be rebuilt

John Meller in his kitchen

John Muller looks at the wreckage of his kitchen

Fridge in the Ninth Ward

Whole neighbourhoods were evacuated, and lots are still empty. Only 200,000 of New Orleans' 500,000 original residents have returned so far

Piles of cars

Piles of cars rust in scrap heaps as the clear-up goes on

Trailer park

Students and staff from the University of New Orleans have been forced to live in trailers

Workers rebuilding

But rebuilding work goes on, like here at the L and T Preparatory Academy.

Hurricane Season




Hurricane Katrina

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